Wednesday, 26 August 2020

video freaks

Hyperallergic directs our attention to the extensive raw footage of the US party conventions of the summer of 1972 as captured by a San Francisco-based collective known as Top Value Television—TVTV. These guerrilla documentarians came together to cover these political events and remained active through 1979 filming a range of projects as a counterpoint to mass media. The archives of UC Berkley (previously) has digitised hundreds of hours of their content and made it available on their website along with curated programmes and profiles of members of the group.