Client Profiles

The Beastie Boys, Live Performance

The Kitchen is a non-profit art space in New York City originally founded in 1971 in Greenwich Village. It takes its name from its original location in the kitchen of the Mercer Arts Center. Notable Kitchen alumni include Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson,...

The Beastie Boys, Live Performance

by artist Paul McCarthy

BAVC digitized 1/2″ open reel tapes for artist Paul McCarthy. McCarthy, who studied painting at the SF Art Institute in the 60's, is probably best known for his transgressive performance art (including performances in the 90's when he turned into Santa Claus into a dirty old man - literally - nose running and...

by artist Paul McCarthy

BAVC digitized 1/2″ open reel tapes for artist Paul McCarthy. McCarthy, who studied painting at the SF Art Institute in the 60's, is probably best known for his transgressive performance art (including performances in the 90's when he turned into Santa Claus into a dirty old man - literally - nose running and face bloodied, as he smeared himself with food and various fluids.

Musician David Byrne

BAVC was hired by The Exploratorium here in San Francisco to clean and digitize their video collection. David Byrne is a Scottish-American musician and artist. He is perhaps best known as a founding member and principal songwriter of the new wave band Talking Heads...

Musician David Byrne

Ealier this year, and in collaboration with the Chicago Film Archives (CFA), BAVC preserved 1/2" and 1" tapes of film-to-video transfers of rehearsal and performance work the by legendary dancer and choreographer Ruth Page. Below are stills from this preservation work as well as quotes taken from Dance Heritage Coalition's essay...

Ealier this year, and in collaboration with the Chicago Film Archives (CFA), BAVC preserved 1/2" and 1" tapes of film-to-video transfers of rehearsal and performance work the by legendary dancer and choreographer Ruth Page. Below are stills from this preservation work as well as quotes taken from Dance Heritage Coalition's essay "Ruth Page: Early Architect of the American Ballet."