Bruce Connor was a multidisciplinary American artist, known for his avant-garde films. Over the course of his fifty year-career, from the 1950s to the 1990s, Connor worked in assemblage, film, and sculpture, among other disciplines. He is also recognized as key figure in the 1950s San Francisco beat scene. An excerpt of his 16mm film made in collaboration with musicians David Byrne and Brian Eno, America is Waiting, was included in The Kitchen’s seminal television production, Two Moon July. The artist’s work was presented at The Kitchen in the 1980s. Select works were presented during Filmworks, 1980 and Take the 5:10 to Dreamland (1976) was presented during Film/Music II, 1982.