East Coast, West Coast

Year1969 Duration23 min. DirectorNancy Holt, Robert Smithson


Holt and Smithson's first collaborative experiment with video takes the form of a humorous bi-coastal art dialogue. Joined by their friends Joan Jonas and Peter Campus, they improvise a conversation based on opposing — and stereotypical — positions of East Coast and West Coast art of the late 1960s. 

Courtesy of the Holt/Smithson Foundation and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York.

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Gobierno de Navarra
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Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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