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ID: 500073167
 
Record Type: Person
Vasulka, Woody (Czech video artist and filmmaker, born 1937, active in the United States)

Note: Vasulka trained as an engineer before studying television and film production at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He initially worked with film, producing documentaries and industrial films until he began experimenting with video in the late 1960s. He was a Guggenheim fellow in 1979. He co-founded The Kitchen in 1971 with Steina Vasulka.

Names:
Vasulka, Woody (preferred,V,index)
Woody Vasulka (V,display)

Nationalities:
Icelandic (preferred)
Scandinavian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
video artist
filmmaker
administrator
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Brno (Jihomoravsk√Ĺ Kraj, Czech Republic) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Etra, Bill  
................................  (American video artist and electronic designer, 1947-2016) [500062305]
partner in ....  Vasulka, Woody and Steina  
..................  (American video artists, contemporary) [500350782]
partner of ....  Vasulka, Steina  
..................  (Icelandic video artist and musician, born 1940) [500104306]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Vasulka, Woody (I)

Biographies:
(Czech video artist and filmmaker, born 1937, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Icelandic video artist, filmmaker in USA, b.1937) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Vasulka, Woody ........ [BHA Preferred, VP]
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  The Kitchen [online] (2016-)
Woody Vasulka ........ [VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cathcart, Vasulka (1978) pp.29-31
....................  Furlong, Notes toward a history of image-processed video: Steina and Woody Vasulka, Afterimage 11/5 (1983)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n78079969
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  International Directory of Exhibiting Artists (1982-) 1983
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n78079969
....................  Video Art (1975) 44
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... The Kitchen [online] (2016-)
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