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Skip Sweeney

 (born 1946)
Skip Sweeney is active/lives in California.  Skip Sweeney is known for video art, abstract images.

Biography   Skip Sweeney


Born in 1946, Skip Sweeney studied theater arts at Santa Clara University before becoming involved in the Bay Area video scene in the late 60s.  In 1968, Sweeney was one of the founders of Electric Eye, an early media collective concerned with video performances and experiments.

In 1970, Sweeney founded Video Free America, a San Francisco media arts center and communications nexus, with Arthur Ginsberg. Sweeney's work in video included abstract image-processing and synthesis, autobiographical documentaries and portraits, and video installations for theater including a version of Allen Ginsberg's Kaddish (1977).

Tuning and tinkering for hours to produce shimmering, interweaving video mandalas, Sweeney was one of a handfu   ...  Displaying 750 of 987 characters.

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