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Vera List Center for Art and Politics audiovisual collection event recordings (ONGOING)Considering Joseph Beuys ➔ Considering Joseph Beuys Conference Keynote Speech and "Actions and Environments" Panel

Physical Audio


Alternate Title

Considering Joseph Beuys
(series)

Related people/organizations

Vera List Center for Art and Politics (sponsoring body)
Sondra Farganis (presenter)
Thomas M. Messer (speaker)
Joseph Beuys (subject)
Jan Hoet (panelist)
Armin Zweite (panelist)
Mario Kramer (panelist)
Elizabeth Dunbar Dickey (presenter)

Date

April 5 1995

Description

Elizabeth Dickey opens the Vera List Center-sponsored Considering Joseph Beuys conference and introduces the keynote speaker, Thomas M. Messer. Messer speaks on his memory of Joseph Beuys and the impact of his work. 

A different recording begins at 37:00, of traffic noise. 

At 39:58, another recording begins. Sondra Farganis introduces the first panel, on the topic of "Actions and Environments." The panel consists of Jan Hoet, Mario Kramer and Armin Zweite. Jan Hoet speaks first (continuing on to side B), on his memory of Beuys, the importance of location in Beuys's art, and Beuys's understanding of the social role of art. Hoet then speaks on Beuys's installation Wirtschaftswerte (Economic Values). At 37:15 on side B, Mario Kramer begins to speak, on Beuys's 1969 Frankfurt action Iphigenie/Titus Andronicus.

Inscription

Beuys Conference Keynote Speech 04/05/95

Related Terms

New School Institutional Collections

Location

unprocessed collection

Language

English

Identifier

NS070203_19950405_1_keynote

Use Restrictions

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