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Guide to the David Wojnarowicz Papers MSS.092


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 Updated by Jacqueline Rider to reflect incorporation of video preservation master and sub-master files Updated by Megan O'Shea to add seven items and prepare 24 others for a move to offsite art storage in September 2017 Updated by Megan O'Shea to incorporate items treated and rehoused by Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department staff Updated by Megan O'Shea to prepare artwork being sent to offsite art storage in December 2017 Updated by Weatherly Stephan to note deaccessions Updated by Kelly Haydon to incorporate new digital access copies of materials from Series VIII, Subseries C: Sound Materials Updated by Anna McCormick to remove obsolete links.  Edited by Amy C. Vo to revise harmful language regarding suicide and addiction Updated by Anna Björnsson McCormick to note context between art objects.  Updated by Weatherly Stephan to reflect rehousing of objects in Series XIII  , March 2017 , August 2017 , November 2017 , December 2017 , June 2018 , May 2019 , January 2020 , April 2021 , July 2021 , October 2021

Container List

Series X: Video and Film, 1959 - 1990s

Scope and Contents note

Series X contains completed film and video works, original film and video production and source materials and commercial videotapes from David Wojnarowicz's personal collection.

Arrangement

This series is arranged into four subseries: Subseries A: Video; Subseries B: Film - Originals; Subseries C: Film - Access Prints; and Subseries D: Commercial Video by Others.

Subseries A: Video

Scope and Contents

Subseries A: Video Recordings contains completed video works, films transferrred to video, plus additional original source material by David Wojnarowicz.

Arrangement

This subseries is arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0379 (Digital_access_copy) [Animo; Bug; Little House]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:07:00

[1985]
Case: 092.0381
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0379 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0001 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0421 (Digital_access_copy) [Blue Boys Slo Mo 1]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:22:17

[undated]
Case: 092.0423
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0421 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0062 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893915])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0060 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396751])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0066 (U-matic [31142063396751])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0424 (Digital_access_copy) [Blue Boys Slo Mo 2]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:12:29

[undated]
Case: 092.0426
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0424 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0065 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893915])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0063 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396751])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0067 (U-matic [31142063396751])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0077 [R+R/ Phil Zwickler]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS

Duration: [00:60:00]

1987
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0036 (Digital_access_copy) [Eleventh Hour; Art and AIDs #1]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam

Duration: [00:20:00]

1989
Case: 092.0434 Item : 092.0434 (Access dvd [31142063248895])
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0432 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0036 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0037 (Digital_access_copy) [Eleventh Hour; Art and AIDs #2]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam

Duration: [00:20:00]

1989
Case: 092.0437
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0435 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0037 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0038 (Digital_access_copy) [Eleventh Hour; Art and AIDs #3]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam

Duration: 20 min.

1989
Case: 092.0440 Item : 092.0440 (Access dvd [31142063248911])
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0438 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0038 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0039 (Digital_access_copy) [Eleventh Hour; Art and AIDs #4]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam

Duration: 20 min.

1989
Case: 092.0443
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0441 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0039 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0040 (Digital_access_copy) [Eleventh Hour; Art and AIDs #5]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam

Duration: 20 min.

1989
Case: 092.0446
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0444 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0040 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0041 (Digital_access_copy) [Eleventh Hour; Art and AIDs #6]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam

Duration: 20 min.

1989
Case: 092.0449
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0447 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0041 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0042 (Digital_access_copy) Eleventh Hour - broadcast

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 30 min.

[1989]
Case: 092.0452
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0450 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0042 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396728])
Box: PM 20 Item : ID: 092.0048 (Part I) (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893469]) [WBAI Interview w/ Artists Space and David Wojnarowicz]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 01:17:00

1989
Box: PM 21 Item : ID: 092.0050 (Part II) (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893915])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0046 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0023 (Digital_access_copy) [Kitchen Tape 1 Production Element]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic Duration: 00:37:01

[1989]
Case: 092.0402
Box: PM 20 Item : 092.0022 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893469])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0021 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396736])
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0400 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0023 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0027 (Digital_access_copy) [Kitchen Tape 2 Production Element]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:33:51

[1989]
Case: 092.0405 Item : 092.0405 (Access dvd [31142063248804])
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0403 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: PM 20 Item : 092.0026 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893469])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0025 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396736])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0027 (U-matic [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0031 (Digital_access_copy) [Kitchen Tape 3 Production Element]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:57:44

[1989]
Case: 092.0408
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0406 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: PM 20 Item : 092.0030 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893469])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0029 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396728])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0031 (U-matic [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0035 (Digital_access_copy) [Kitchen Tape 4 Production Element]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:35:12

[1989]
Case: 092.0411 Item : 092.0411 (Access dvd [31142063248820])
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0409 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: PM 20 Item : 092.0034 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893469])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0035 (Umatic), 092.0033 (VHS) (Videocassettes [31142063396728])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0051 [ITSOFOMO #1]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS [Dub]

Duration: [00:60:00]

[1989]
Box: 110 Item : 092.0052 [ITSOFOMO #2]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS [Dub]

Duration: [00:60:00]

[1989]
Box: 110 Item : 092.0053 [ITSOFOMO #3]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS [Dub]

Duration: [00:60:00]

[1989]
Box: 114 Item : 092.0055 [ITSOFOMO #4]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS [Dub of 092.0056]

Duration: [00:60:00]

[1989]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0054 (Digital_access_copy) [ITSOFOMO #3 - Edit Master]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 35 min. 55 sec.

[1989]
Case: 092.0414
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0412 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0054 (U-matic [31142063396751])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0056 (Digital_access_copy) [ITSOFOMO #4 - Edit Master]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 32 min. 51 sec.

[1989]
Case: 092.0417
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0415 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0056 (U-matic [31142063396751])
Box: 114 Item : 092.0057 [ITSOFOMO - Dat Xfer Workprint] (audio only)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: [00:60:00]

[1989]
Box: 114 Item : 092.0058 [ITSOFOMO - DAT Transfer]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam SP

Duration: [00:49:00]

[1991]
Box: 114 Item : 092.0080 [Damned in the USA]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS [Dub]

Duration: [00:68:00]

1991
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0016, MSS.092.0018, MSS.092.0020 (Digital_access_copy) [Upstate w/Marion Scemama, Parts 1, 2, & 3]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: S-VHS

Duration: 02:00:00

Preservation note: Three Betacam SP masters were created from this single VHS source material as part of a project that was intitiated by the estate in the 1990s. The masters were migrated to a digital file format by the Barbara Goldsmith Conservation Department in 2020.

[undated]
Box: PM 20 Item : 092.0016, 092.0018, 092.0020 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893469])
Box: 111 Item : ID: 092.0013 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396736])
Box: PM 20 Item : 092.0008, 092.0010 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893469]) [Upstate w/Marion Scemama, Parts 1 & 2]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: S-VHS

Duration: 02:00:00

Preservation Note: This long-play VHS was divided into two parts when tranferred to Betacam SP.

[undated]
Box: 111 Item : 092.0012 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396736])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0011 [Upstate w/Marion Scemama - Tape #1 Edit Master]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: [unknown] Preservation note: This "Upstate" edit master could not be digitized due to advanced degradation.

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0397 (Digital_access_copy) [Upstate w/Marion Scemama - Tape #2 Edit Master]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 16 min. 48 sec.

[undated]
Case: 092.0399
Box: PM 22 Item : 092.0397 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0014 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : 092.0427 (Digital_access_copy) [Lesbians, Globe Gun, Solar System, Indians, Ships...]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:31:56

[undated]
Case: 092.0429 DVD : 092.0429 (Access dvd [31142063248887])
Box: PM 22 Cassette : 092.0427 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: 114 Cassette : 092.0074 (U-matic [31142063396751])
Box: 114 Cassette : 092.0075 [Project: Red, Hot and Blue]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS [Dub]

Duration: 00:03:15

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0059 (Digital_access_copy) [Steve Brown/ David Wojnarowicz]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: [00:60:00]

[undated]
Case: 092.0420 DVD : 092.0420 (Access dvd [31142063248853])
Box: PM 22 Cassette : 092.0418 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893949])
Box: 114 Cassette : 092.0059 (Vhs/s-vhs [31142063396751])
Box: 114 Cassette : 092.0078 [Decomposed Animal, Earthquake, Commercials, NEA Controversy]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS

Duration: [unknown]

[undated]
Box: 114 Cassette : 092.0081 [G.I. Joe, Pulverizer, Robots, Evader, Arctic Blast]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS

Duration: [unknown]

[undated]
Box: 114 Cassette : 092.0079 [Making Plaster Heads]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: VHS

Duration: [unknown]

[undated]
Box: 114 Item : 092.0076 [Son of Sam and Delilah]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: [unknown]

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : 092.0003 (Digital_access_copy) [Plain Ants, Sex Ants, Target, Guns, Clock, Monkey, House... Bigots, Cathedral, Color American Flag]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: [unknown]

[undated]
Case: 092.0387 DVD : 092.0387 (Access dvd [31142063248747])
Box: PM 21 Cassette : 092.0385 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Box: 111 Cassette : 092.0003 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0004 (Digital_access_copy) [Stock Images for Sec. III Performance]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:10:32

[undated]
Case: 092.0390 DVD : 092.0390 (Access dvd [31142063248754])
Box: PM 21 Cassette : 092.0388 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Box: 111 Cassette : 092.0004 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : 092.0006 (Digital_access_copy) [Fireworks, Steer Wrestling, Wagon Wheel... Reagan, Bombs, Scorpion, Dust Feet]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:40:59

[undated]
Case: 092.0396 DVD : 092.0396 (Access dvd [31142063248770])
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0394 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Box: 111 Cassette : 092.0006 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0002 (Digital_access_copy) [Black and White, Flag at Night, Los Angeles Muscle, etc.]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:23:00

[undated]
Case: 092.0384
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0382 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0002 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : 092.0005 (Digital_access_copy) [Slowed Master]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: 3/4" Umatic

Duration: 00:20:23

[undated]
Case: 092.0393
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0391 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0005 (U-matic [31142063396736])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : 092.0043 (Digital_access_copy) [WOJO NEA #1]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source: Betacam SP

Duration: 30 min.

[undated]
Case: 092.0455
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0453 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0043 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : 092.0044 (Digital_access_copy) [WOJO NEA #2]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Betacam SP

Duration: 30 min.

[undated]
Case: 092.0458
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0456 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Box: 110 Item : 092.0044 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : 092.0045 (Digital_access_copy) [WOJO NEA #3]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source format: Betacam SP

Duration: 30 min.

[undated]
Box: PM 23 Item : 092.0459 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893634])
Case: 092.0461
Box: 110 Item : 092.0045 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142063396728])
Box: 111 Item : 092.0082 [David Wojnarowicz Super8mm Source Films - Tape 1]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 01:28:07

Scope and Contents

Telecine transfers of Super8mm films created by Wojnarowicz. Titles include: Frog Dance, Beautiful People, Beautiful People alternate titles and outtakes, 4 untitled films. Also includes Super8mm film A-PT.2 'Bits' (Hell Stuff-Caven Pt.) created by Wojnarowicz collaborator, Tommy Turner.

[circa mid-1980s]
Box: 111 Item : 092.0083 [David Wojnarowicz Super8mm Source Films - Tape 2]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 01:16:00

Scope and Contents

Telecine transfers of Super8mm films created by Wojnarowicz. Titles include: 6 untitled Peter Hujar films, A Fire In My Belly, 3 Howdy Doody films, Heroin.

[circa mid-1980s]
Box: 111 Item : 092.0084 [David Wojnarowicz Super8mm Source Films - Tape 3]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 02:01:24

Scope and Contents

Telecine transfers of Super8mm films created by Wojnarowicz. Titles include: Where Evil Dwells Outtakes Roll 1, Where Evil Dwells Outtakes Roll 2, Mexico Film Footage 1, Mexico Film Footage 2, No title - "Rolls 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8", 1 untitled film, New York Cultural Centre Annex Performance.

[circa mid-1980s]
Box: 111 Item : 092.0085 [David Wojnarowicz Super8mm Source Films - Tape 4]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 02:00:48

Scope and Contents

Telecine transfers of Super8mm films created by Wojnarowicz. Titles include: Untitled - "Rolls 9, 10, 11", Untitled - "Rolls 17, 18, 19", Beautiful People - alternate titles, Cockfights, 39 untitled films.

[circa mid-1980s]
Box: 111 Item : 092.0086 [David Wojnarowicz Super8mm Source Films - Tape 5]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 01:54:00

Scope and Contents

Telecine transfers of Super8mm films created by Wojnarowicz, including Beautiful People and 42 untitled films.

[circa mid-1980s]
Box: 111 Item : 092.0087 [David Wojnarowicz Super8mm Source Films - Tape 6]

Scope and Contents

Telecine transfers of Super8mm films created by Wojnarowicz collaborator, Tommy Turner. Titles include: Ass Kick', Roll 'CP', Dust Reel, A-PT. 2, Party Reel, Dog Head Reel, Maggot Reel, Hell Reel, Graveyard Ripoff, Donuts, Woji At Horror House, Cigarette Trick, Snow Fun At The Top.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 02:01:00

[circa mid-1980s]
Box: 111 Item : 092.0088 [David Wojnarowicz Super8mm Source Films - Tape 7]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS

Duration: 00:28:00

Scope and Contents

Telecine transfers of Super8mm films created by Wojnarowicz collaborator, Tommy Turner. Titles include: Buses, Graveyard Approach, Roll M.C., Stacy And Baby, Stacy And Baby 2, Stacy And Baby 3, Stacy And Baby 4, Stacy And Baby 5, Bonfire, Bookstore Bits, Roll HL.

[circa mid-1980s]

Subseries B: Film - Originals

Scope and Contents

Subseries B: Film - Originals contains completed film works plus original source material by David Wojnarowicz. Access copies may not be available for all material.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Case: 092.0209 Item : 092.0209 (Access dvd [31142063248697]) Beautiful People

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super8mm

Footage: 504 ft.

Duration: 00:34:11

1988-1989
Reel: 092.0106
Reel: Film Preservation Release Print 092.0164
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0207 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Case: 092.0107 Beautiful People - Out-takes (color)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [66 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 3 Super8mm rolls

1988-1989
Reel: Film Preservation Release Print 092.0168
Case: 092.0108 Beautiful People - Out-takes and Alt. Titles (B+W)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super8mm

Footage: [134 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 4 super8mm rolls

1988-1989
Reel: Film Preservation Release Print 092.0166
Case: 092.0109 Beautiful People - Alt. Titles (color)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super8mm

Footage: [65 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 2 super8mm rolls

1988-1989
Reel: Film Preservation Release Print 092.0168
Case: 092.0206 [Untitled Wojnarowicz Compilation Reel]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [363 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[1988 as per edge code]
Case: 092.0110
Case: 092.0191 Item : 092.0191 (Access dvd [31142063248648]) [Mexico Film Footage]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super8mm

Footage: 386 ft.

Duration: 00:19:35

Description:

[1988 as per edge code]
Box: PM 21 Item : 092.0189 (Videocassettes (digital betacam) [31142054893915])
Reel: Preservation Release Print 092.0188 Item : 092.0188 (16mm film reels [31142063514445])
Reel: 092.0111 Item : 092.0111 (Film reels (super8mm))
Case: 092.0196 [Mexico Film Footage II]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 74 ft.

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[1983, 1986 as per edge code]
Case: 092.0112
Case: 092.0201 Mexico, etc... Peter, etc... [as per container]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [225 ft.]

Duration: 00:10:22

Description:

[circa 1986, 1987]
Case: 092.0113
Case: 092.0211 Fear of Disclosure, The Psycho-social Implications of HIV Revelation

General note

Format: 16mm

Footage: [210 ft.]

Duration: [00:05:00]

Description:

1988
Reel: 092.0114
Case: 092.0115 Where Evil Dwells - Camera Original I

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [400 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0115 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0116 Where Evil Dwells - Camera Original II

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [225 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0116 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0117 [New York Cultural Centre Annex Performance]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 263 ft.

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0117 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0118 [Rolls 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 401 ft. 49 frames

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0118 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0119 [Rolls 9,10,11]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 149 ft. 70 frames

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0119 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0120 [Rolls 17,18,19]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 150 ft. 46 frames

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0120 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0121 [Anti-Gay Bigots, Misc Footage]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 149 ft.

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[1986 as per edge code]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0121 (Digital_access_copy)
Reel: 092.0122 [Frog Dance, etc.]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 522 ft.

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0122 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0206 [Untitled Wojnarowicz Compilation Reel III]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 93 ft. 35 frames

Duration: 00:04:55

Description:

[circa mid-1980s]
Case: 092.0123
Case: 092.0179 A Fire in My Belly

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 262 ft. 24 frames

Duration: [00:12:00]

Description:

[circa 1985]
Case: 092.0124
Case: 092.0125 [Untitled Wojnarowicz Compilation Reel]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 206 ft. 65 frames

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[late 1980s]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0125 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0126 [Howdy Doody Footage I]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super8mm

Footage: 360 ft. 66 frames

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Case: 092.0127 [Howdy Doody Footage II]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super8mm

Footage: 202 ft.

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Case: 092.0128 [Howdy Doody Footage III]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super8mm

Footage: 388 ft.

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Case: 092.0185 Heroin

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: 51 ft.

Duration: [00:02:50]

Description:

1981
Case: 092.0133
Case: 092.0136 [Peter Hujar - Rolls]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [350 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 6 super8mm rolls

[undated]
Case: 092.0378 [Heroin - Unedited Color Footage]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [340 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 7 super8mm rolls

[circa 1979]
Case: 092.0146
Case: 092.0147 [Cockfights]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [175 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 4 super8mm rolls

[1986]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0147 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0148 [Out Sarah's Window; Demolition Derby]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [350 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 7 super8mm rolls

[undated]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0148 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0149 [Nature, Water, Swamp]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [425 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 9 super8mm rolls

[1987]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0149 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0150 [Rain/Mammals]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [425 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 10 super8mm rolls

[1981,1987]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0150 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0151 [Gorillas, Elephants, Waves, Sky]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [350 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 7 super8mm rolls]

[1986,1987]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0151 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0152 [Cavern Point/Driving Shots]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [275 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 5 super8mm rolls

[1987, 1983]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0152 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0153 [Misc. B+W Shots]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [400 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 8 super8mm rolls

[1983,1986,1987]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0153 (Digital_access_copy)
Case: 092.0154 [Ants] (color)

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [160 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 4 super8mm rolls

[1986,1987,1988]
Case: 092.0155 [Swamp/Skeleton] (color)

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [240 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 4 super8mm rolls

[1985, unknown]
Case: 092.0156 [Driving, Sky, and Misc. Shots]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [290 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 7 super8mm rolls

[undated]
Case: 092.0157 [Fire Boys, Ants, and Mexico Themes]

General note

Format: Super8mm

Footage: [300 ft.]

Duration: [unknown]

Description: compilation reel consisting of 6 super8mm rolls

[1981,1984,1986,1987]
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : mss092_0157 (Digital_access_copy)
Reel: 092.0158 [Unidentified Film w/ David Wojnarowicz]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: 16mm

Footage: 128 ft.

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Reel: 092.0159 [Nite Scenes w/ David W.(Neg); Centaur Films]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Format: 16mm

Footage: 102 ft. 6 frames

Duration: [unknown]

Description:

[undated]
Reel: 092.0213 Item : 092.0212 (Film reels (super8mm) [31142063430832]) Manhattan Love Suicides by R. Kern

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: [Super8mm]

1984
Box: PM 21 Item : 091.0071 (Betacam/Betacam SP [31142054893915])
Box: Digitized Access Copies File : MSS.092.0213 (Digital_access_copy) [Aeroport/ Train Lines/ Gary/ Rail Landscapes/ Bercy], [Crows], [Bercy Windows, Stones/ Fire], [A) Morphologies, Restaurant Cafe 2], [B) Morphologies, Restaurant Cafe 2]

Scope and Contents

Silent, black and white images of abandoned buildings, crows in trees, a man (Gary Indiana) looking out the window of a train, and David Wojnarowicz in a cafe. The footage was taken in and around Paris, France in the Winter of 1984.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: Super 8mm film

Duration: 12 min. 30 sec.

Preservation Note: These films were donated as undeveloped Super8mm film cartridges. In 2019, NYU Special Collections facilitated an effort to process and digitally scan the works. The five films were were combined into a single reel and accessed via a single digital file. Photographs of the original cartridges are preserved with the digital file and available upon request.

1984
Reel: 092.0213
Box: 90 Annotated Film Containers Box 90

General

092.0106-092.0123

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Box: 91 Annotated Film Containers Box 91

General

092.0124-092.0128, 092.0133, 092.0136, 092.0146-092.0149 C

undated
Box: 92 Annotated Film Containers Box 92

General

092.0149 D-092.0154

undated
Box: 93 Annotated Film Containers Box 93

General

092.0155-092.0157, 092.0160, 092.0162, plus 7 unnumbered folders

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Box: 94 Annotated Film Containers Box 94

General

(Trailer) 1986, N.Y.C, D. Wojnarowicz 228-7024; 092.00158-092.0159 "Nite Scenes w/ David W.; Envelope For Film, "Kin-O-Lux, Inc. - David Wojnarowicz"

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Reel: 092.0213 Folder : 1 Lists and notes on film and video content

Subseries D: Commercial Video by Others

Scope and Contents

Subseries D: Commercial Works by Others contains recordings that made up David Wojnarowicz's personal collection.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 95 Folder : 1 Anita Dances of Vice, by Rosa von Praunheim, VHS tape (Dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 2 Bayard Rustin, by Phil Zwickler, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 3 The Critical Years / The Grace of God, by Gerald Lecuyer, 40 min. VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 4 Excerpts from: Blind Prosperity / Money Talk, by Gloria McLean & Ben Neill, Teliospore, by Gloria McLean, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 5 Fedora / Laura, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 6 Fingered, by Richard Kern, VHS tape
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 7 Game Set Match, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 8 Genet / Harvey Milk, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 9 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Twentieth Century Fox, VHS tape
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 10 How to Marry a Millionaire, Twentieth Century Fox, VHS tape
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 11 How to Shoot a Crime, by Kraus, (Chris?) 26 min. VHS tape
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 12 La Belle et La Bete / Visages de Femmes, VHS tape
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 13 La Dolce Vita, Pt. I, by Federico Fellini, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 95 Folder : 14 La Dolce Vita, Pt. II, by Federico Fellini, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 15 Lawrence of Arabia, Columbia Pictures, Pts. 1-2, 2 VHS tapes
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 16 Manhattan love Suicides w/ Bill Rice & D. Wojnarowicz, b&w, 30 min. VHS tape
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 17 Maria Callas: Hamburg Concert 1959, Kuktur, VHS
1959
Box: 96 Folder : 18 Mondo Cane / Macbeth (Kurosawa) / Sting in Tokyo, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 19 Mother Theresa, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 20 Mr. Hulot's Holiday, by Jacques Tati, & other video, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 21 Never on Sunday, MGM, UA, VHS tape
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 22 Pursuit of Happiness (Malle) / La Strada / Stranger Than Paradise, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 23 Quilt, VHS tape (dub)
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Box: 96 Folder : 24 The Red Hot Organization / No Alternative, Nov 1993, VHS tape (dub)
1993
Box: 96 Folder : 25 Red Hot & Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter to Benefit AIDS Research and Relief, Arista, 1990, VHS tape
1990
Box: 96 Folder : 26 Rev. Howard Finster, Man of Vision, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 96 Folder : 27 The Right Side of My Brain, by Richard Kern, 30 min. VHS tape
undated
Box: 97 Folder : 28 Rumblefish, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 97 Folder : 29 Sex vs. Guns, by Richard Kern, VHS tape
undated
Box: 97 Folder : 30 Stop the Church, by Robert Hilferty, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 97 Folder : 31 Submit to Me / Death Valley '69 / You Killed Me First, by Richard Kern, VHS tape
1969
Box: 97 Folder : 32 Submit to Me / Death Valley '69 / You Killed Me First, by Richard Kern, VHS tape
1969
Box: 97 Folder : 33 Tom Rubnitz, Video Director: various, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 97 Folder : 34 A Virus Knows No Morals, by Rosa von Praunheim, First Run Features, 84 minute VHS tape
undated
Box: 97 Folder : 35 Where Evil Dwells, by Wojnarowicz & Turner, VHS tape (dub)
undated
Box: 97 Folder : 36 The Young Ones (various series episodes), VHS tape (dub)
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