In the first event of this new series, we look back on Vancouver’s 1973 MATRIX International Video Exchange Conference & Festival, one of the earliest international gatherings of alternative video producers and the event where the Video Inn Library was conceived. Joining us at the table are media artist and SVES founder Paul Wong, MATRIX organizer and SVES founder Michael Goldberg (via Skype from Japan), and the evening’s host, Crista Dahl.
MATRIX participants in attendance:
Michael Goldberg (MATRIX organizer)
Paul Wong (MATRIX volunteer)
Glenn Lewis (God’s Kitchen, MATRIX caterer)
Kazumi Tanaki (MATRIX photographer)
Matthew Speier (delegate)
Sponsors Crista Dahl, Elisa Ferrari, Michael Goldberg , Gerry Lawson, Coordinator of the Oral History & Language Lab at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, Les Amis du Fromage, Shawn Preus, Evelyn Roth, Kazumi Tanaka, Frans Van de Ven, Paul Wong.