Live Satellite Broadcast for Day Without Art

we interrupt this program


For the third annual “Day Without Art,” The Kitchen, in collaboration with Visual AIDS, organized an hour-long performance to be aired live via satellite from 3–4pm on December 1, 1991. Directed by Charles Atlas, the hour-long broadcast included performances by John Kelly, Robbie McCauley, Richard Elovich, The Lavendar Light Choir, Bill T. Jones, and Karen Finley, as well as other footage, such as commercials and news clips, that related to the AIDS crisis. The broadcast was watched by individuals across the country in both public and private spaces, from museums to living-rooms.

A link to the broadcast can be found here.

Supplemental Information

Calendar [PDF]

Similar Events

Downtown/Uptown Television Festival
Adrian Piper, Bill T. Jones, Blondell Cummings, David Hammons, Ishmael Reed, Matthew Geller, Philip Mallory Jones, Senga Nengudi, Yasunao Tone
See More: Dance, Exhibitions, Film/Video, Lecture, Music, Performance, 1980s
View From a Volcano
Arthur Russell, Arto Lindsay, Beastie Boys, Bill T. Jones, Carolee Schneemann, Charlemagne Palestine, Charles Atlas, Christian Marclay, Cindy Sherman, Dara Birnbaum, Elizabeth Streb, Eric Bogosian, Gary Hill, George Lewis, Joan Jonas, John Miller, Karole Armitage, Laurie Anderson, Lawrence Weiner, Lucinda Childs, Matt Mullican, Meredith Monk, Mike Kelley, Philip Glass, Rhys Chatham, Robert Ashley, Robert Longo, Simone Forti, Sonic Youth, Steina and Woody Vasulka, Stuart Sherman, Talking Heads, Tony Conrad, Tony Oursler, Trisha Brown, Vito Acconci
See More: Exhibitions, Film/Video, 2010s
Betty Gordon, Bruce Conner, Charles Atlas, Christine Choy, Christine Noll Brinckmann, D.W. Griffith, Dan Eisenberg, David Boone, Diana Wilson, Ernie Gehr, Esther Shatavsky, Gail Vachon, George Griffin, James Nares, John Perry, Laura Mulvey, Leslie Thornton, Manuel DeLanda, Peter Krieg, Peter Wollen, Power Boothe, Robert Breer, Stan Brakhage, Su Friedrich, Tim Burns, Tom Leeser, Vivienne Dick, Warren Sonbert, William Farley
See More: Film/Video, 1980s
Charles Atlas Retrospective
Charles Atlas
See More: Film/Video, 1980s