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Daniel Libeskind papers, 1968-1992

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Libeskind (Daniel) Papers
Series 6. Videotapes (V1-V6), 1980-1991 6 videocassetes + reformats
Videotapes document projects and interviews. They have been numbered by the repository, V1-V6, and reformatted as archival and copy masters, and use copies. Originals are described below.
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51 3 Videotapes (V1-V3), 1980-1990
V1: Symbol and Interpretation in Helsinki, 15 Mar 1980 - 8 Apr 1981
1 videocassette (VHS) (40 min.).
"Prisma"; "Suunnittelun uudet aakkoset"; display of models; interviews with Cranbrook Academy of Art faculty and students including Juhani Pallasma, Daniel Libeskind, Jim Abbott, Thomas Figgins, Meton Gadelha, Fumio Hatano, William Taylor, Syn Thanapura, Kazuo Yamabe; Finnish, and English with subtitles.
V2: Intruw Leibtrind, 25 Apr. 1990
1 videocassette (VHS) (23 min.).
Interview with Libeskind about his vision for Berlin; displays of models, drawings, etc. of the Jewish Museum addition; views of people chipping away at the Berlin Wall; English.
[initial interview is difficult to hear due to traffic noise in the background]
V3: Hommage à El Lissitsky, 23 Nov. 1990
1 videocassette (VHS) (12 min.).
Peter Nisbert reads fax from Libeskind delivered at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt; German.
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52 3 Videotapes (V4-V6), 1990-1991
V4: Kunst, Groningen, Nov 1990
1 videocassette (VHS) (5 min.).
Simulated drive-by views of models as would be seen from highway; includes models by Kurt W. Forster, John Hejduk, Daniel Libeskind; mute.
V5: The Late Show, 16 Sept. 1991
1 videocassette (VHS) (35 min.).
Documentary format with multiple interviews including Daniel Libeskind, architectural critic Charles Jencks, Mayor of Berlin Eberhard Deipgen, Berlin Museum Director Rolf Bothe, Jewish Community Leader Heinz Galinski, Journalist Nomi Morris, Rabbi Ernst Stein; segment directed by Christopher Hale; segment begins approximately 15 mins. into the videotape; Libeskind segment is approximately 18 mins., entire show is approximately 35 mins. English, and German with English overdub.
Videotape also includes additional segments: interview of John Richardson, Pablo Picasso's biographer, showing Picasso drawing at both the beginning and at the end of the tape; interview of Michael Bracewell about the Joy of Sex.
V6: Building Sights, Europe, Potsdamer Platz-Berlin, 1991
1 videocassette (VHS) (10 min.).
History and analysis, interpretation of site and its meaning; directed by Christopher Hale; produced by Ruth Rosenthal; BBC production. English.
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Use copies-1 Use copies for videocassettes.
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Use copies-2 Use copies for videocassettes.
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Archival Masters-1 Archival masters for videocassettes.
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Archival Masters-2 Archival masters for videocassettes.
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Copy Masters-1 Copy masters for videocassettes.
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Copy Masters-2 Copy masters for videocassettes.


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