Activist video and televison ressourses

Early Video Project

The purpose of the site is to support the community of people interested in early video with information about early video and early video art, and current activities connected with that topic

Community and Activist Video

People arose wielding half inch video cameras with pack recorders strapped to their sides...They sought to document unpublished truths... They created art... They wanted us to open our eyes... This site tell their story - enjoy!

Radical Software

All the historic issues of Radical Software freely made available to everyone. This site is designed for easy browsing and downloading, and hosts a sophisticated search engine to help you find the information you require on all aspects of independent video and video art back in the "Portapak Era."

Experiemental Television Center

The Experimental Television Center’s Video History Project is an on-going research initiative which documents video art and community television, as it evolved in rural and urban New York State, and across the US.


The Media Burn Archive

Massive archive of online video material. The archive has been accumulated over the 40-year career of videomaker Tom Weinberg, who has produced many TV shows featuring the work of independent producers, such as Image Union and The 90's. The tapes came from these shows, from work by friends, or from people who donated them to the archive. We have received large donations of videos from Bill Veeck and Studs Terkel. A few random tapes have slipped through the cracks as well.

Chicago Video Data Bank

Founded in 1976 at the inception of the media arts movement, the Video Data Bank is the leading resource in the United States for videotapes by and about contemporary artists. The VDB collections feature innovative video work made by artists from an aesthetic, political or personal point of view.

Arts Electronic Intermix

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a leading nonprofit resource for video art and interactive media. Founded in 1971, EAI's core program is the distribution and preservation of a major collection of new and historical media works by artists




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