Buster Simpson's Pilchuck tapes 1971-1973 [videorecording] / Pilchuck Glass School ; Buster Simpson, producer.

Title: 
Buster Simpson's Pilchuck tapes 1971-1973 [videorecording] / Pilchuck Glass School ; Buster Simpson, producer.
Publisher: 
Stanwood, Wash. : Pilchuck Glass School, c2008.
Description: 
8 videodiscs (694 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Simpson, Buster, 1942-
Benson, John
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-
Carpenter, James, 1949-
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-
Dreisbach, Fritz.
Toso, Gianni, 1942-
Eisch, Erwin, 1927-
Hall, Dwan.
Catania, Jerry.
Conrad, Clare.
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-
Hauberg, John.
Littleton, Harvey K.
Pilchuck School.
Format of Material: 
Video
Bib ID: 
106166
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Buster Simpson's Pilchuck tapes 1971-1973. DVDs 1 & 2 (101-106)
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DVD
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Buster Simpson's Pilchuck tapes 1971-1973. DVDs 3 & 4 (107-112)
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DVD
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Buster Simpson's Pilchuck tapes 1971-1973. DVDs 5 & 6 (113-118)
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DVD
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Buster Simpson's Pilchuck tapes 1971-1973. DVDs 7 & 8 (119-124)
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DVD
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Title from container labels.
Some footage repeated in multiple segments.
Glass artists, Dale Chihuly, James Carpenter, Buster Simpson, John Benson, Fritz Dreisbach, Giani Toso, Erwin Eisch, Toots Zynsky, Paul Marioni, Kate Elliott, Italo Scanga, Dwan Hall, Jerry Catania, Clare Conrad, Harvey Littleton, John Hauberg, Marvin Lipofsky.
Unedited historic film footage by Buster Simpson, documenting activities of participants and instructors at Pilchuck School from 1971-1973. Each disc has 3 movies, each of which includes several different filmed segments.
Mature audiences.
DVD.
Buster Simpson's historic video footage provided by Pilchuck Glass School. Funding for the restoration and digitization of this historic video footage has been provided by: Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, Museum of Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, and Pilchuck Glass School. Additional credits: Pilchuck Glass School receives funding from Washington State Arts Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, 4Culture, and PONCHO.
Video is often dark and out of focus. There are some audio and video problems that correct themselves.
Not commercially distributed.
Contents: 
DVD#1-r 101: --
[Demonstrations with hot glass and possibly footage for "Hot Glass on Plate Glass" videotapes done by Buster Simpson and Toots Zynsky] (27 min.) --
[Unknown actors performing a humorous skit on marijhuana use] (6 min.)
DVD #1-r 102: --
[Final taping: bonfire & lead metal melt at land fill site, Seattle, Washington, with Buster Simpson] (18 min.) --
[Unidentified artists, views of shelters and living conditions, spinning wheel, and dyeing material using natural plants] (14 min.)
DVD #1-r 103: --
[Pilchuck workshop: Dale Chihuly and unknown artists blowing and working with glass] (20 min.) --
[Fritz Dreisbach, Dale Chihuly, James Carpenter and others mixing batch, displaying some of the glass made there, eating and drinking from glassware made] (5 min.) --
[Outdoor activities] (7 min.)
DVD #2-r 104: --
[Unidentified woman dancing] (4 min) --
[Unidentified artists berry picking and other outdoor activities] (12 min.) --
[Rock band] (4 min.) --
[WNRZ radio interview regarding a film festival, Buster Simpson and others present] (13 min.)
DVD #2-r 105: --
[Creating a group photo] (4 min.) --
[General footage, outside, living quarters, and cooking, with unknown participants] (8 min.) --
[Playing horseshoes and other outdoor activities, a good view of several participants] (21 min.)
DVD #2-r 106: --
[Outdoor activities at a river] (16 min.) --
[Unidentified person doing chalk outlines of people on the pavement at an outdoor concert, and filling plastic tubes with carbon monoxide from a running automobile] (4 min.) --
["Glass Forest #1", a glass, neon, argon installation by James Carpenter and Dale Chihuly] (2 min.) --
[Outdoor activities] (2 min.) --
[Blowing and working with glass] (4 min.) --
[Haircuts, conversations, and filming of an outdoor sculpture of 4 identical cars] (5 min.)
DVD #3 107: --
[Working in pairs, Dale Chihuly and Italo Scanga, Buster Simpson and John Benson, and other unidentified glass artists working with hot glass in an enclosed studio] (19 min.) --
[Watermelon race] (7 min.)
DVD#3 108: --
[Glass blowing and working: James Carpenter, Marvin Lipofsky, Dale Chihuly] (8 min.) --
[Fritz Dreisbach, Dale Chihuly, James Carpenter and others mixing batch] (2 min.) --
[Glass blowing and working: Fritz Dreisbach] (1 min.) --
[Outdoor shelters, unidentified participants] (3 min.) --
[Good footage of the exterior and interior of the facility in 1973, glassblowing activities within, some of the glass made] (9 min.)
DVD#3 109: --
[Countryside, glassblowing facility, Buster Simpson's stump house] (15 min.) --
[Countryside, building a shelter, shelters and living conditions] (13 min.) --
[Dale Chihuly discussing the needs for builidings, utilities, classes...with John Hauberg(?)] (3 min.) --
[Conversation with unidentified individual] (2 min.)
DVD#4r 110: --
[Glass blowing and working in the studio: Dale Chihuly and other unidentified artists] (12 min.)
DVD#4r 111: --
[Giani Toso demonstrates glass blowing and working. Probably filmed at the California College of Arts and Crafts during the great California Glass Symposium, 1973] (27 min.)
DVD#4r 112: --
[Giani Toso interview while in California] (16 min.)
DVD#5 113: --
[Pig roast] (5 min.) --
[Glass blowing and working demonstration with unidentified artist (10 min.) --
[Countryside and outdoor group activities] (2 min.) --
[Outdoor studio, participants, Chihuly in leopard skin shorts, shower facilities, living facilities] (16 min.)
DVD#5 114: --
[Glass blowing and working in a studio, with "Ocean" printed on the window] (22 min.) --
[Participants in different activities, Jerry Catania (?) and Clare Conrad playing guitar and violin respectively while singing "Pilchuck" song] (12 min.)
DVD#5 115: --
[Glass blowing and working demonstrations by Erwin Eisch?] (30 min.)
DVD#6 116: --
[Creating larger than life size models of Indians, preparing the head, dyeing material for the costume, and painting the masks. Completed indians used in a skit] (21 min) --
[Camera use instruction by Buster Simpson] (5 min.)
DVD#6 117: --
[Dwan Hall splitting and piling firewood outside his residence (videographer indicates filming on September 18, 1977 in Vermont)] (16 min.) --
[Demonstrations with hot glass and possibly footage for "Hot Glass on Plate Glass" videotapes done by Buster Simpson and Toots Zynsky] (19 min.)
DVD#6 118: --
[Glass artists collaborate about a design while drawing on a concrete floor (Paul Marioni?), glass blowing and working in a studio (7 min.)
DVD#7r 119: --
[Cutting and splitting wood, and other miscellaneous clips] (8 min.) --
[Demonstrations with hot glass and possibly footage for "Hot Glass on Plate Glass" videotapes done by Buster Simpson and Toots Zynsky] (5 min.) --
[Interview with an unidentified woman discussing her philosophy on life and Pilchuck (7 min.) --
[Balancing act on a wooden fence with Dwan Hall and Toots Zynsky] (13 min.)
DVD#7r 120: --
[Demonstrations with hot glass and possibly footage for "Hot Glass on Plate Glass" videotapes done by Buster Simpson and Toots Zynsky] (25 min.) --
[Miscellaneous conversations with participants, and other miscellaneous clips] (3 min.) --
[Tour of outdoor studio facility with shots of the furnaces and tanks, Dale Chihuly marking glass items for sale, James Carpenter blowing and working with hot glass] (4 min.)
DVD#7r 121: --
[People at a landfill looking for items to reuse, recycle, or sell,and an interview with the owner of the landfill site] (32 min.)
DVD#8 122: --
[Balancing acts with poles: Dwan Hall, Toots Zynsky, and Buster Simpson] (18 min.) --
[Conversations] (1 min.) --
[Rock band performance] (15 min.)
DVD#8 123: --
[Mixing glass batch, discussing respirator use, ingredients, and quantity: Fritz Dreisbach, Dale Chihuly, James Carpenter, and others] (22 min.) --
[Haircuts and conversation] (8 min.)
DVD#9 124: --
[Dale Chihuly and James Carpenter demonstrate glass blowing and working in the studio (15 min.) --
[Group shot, Chihuly, Lipofsky, and others outside the studio (2 min.) --
[Chihuly, Littleton(?) Lipofsky, Dreisbach blowing and working with hot glass (18 min.)