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Guide to the Caterina Borelli Papers MSS.540

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Borelli, Caterina
Title: Caterina Borelli Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1981-1984
Abstract: The Caterina Borelli Papers consist of audiovisual recordings of performances and interviews of Downtown artists such as Arleen Schloss, Diane Torr, and Steven Durland, as well as Borelli's collaborations with video artists Jean Dupuy and Alex Halkin. As a documentary filmmaker, Borelli lived and worked in New York during the 1970s. Borelli's expansive career includes working in radio, television, and independent film since the early 1980s. During her time in New York, Borelli immersed herself in the performance art scene recording Downtown artists. The collection also includes promotional ephemera of her involvement working with other artists including flyers, a news clipping, and an event poster.
Quantity: 1 linear foot in 1 record carton
Quantity: 3 audiocassettes
Quantity: 17 videoreels (1/2 inch)
Quantity: 5 videocassettes (u-matic)
Language: Materials primarily in English, with an article written in Italian.
Call Phrase: MSS.540