Organization In Residence
EZTV is an internationally acknowledged pioneer in the digital art movement. It has an extensive history of producing original art, collaborating with fellow artists, and advocating for the integration of the accomplishments of under-represented communities into the normative arts canon.
From spoken word to computer art, dance and documentary, EZTV serves as an essential voice in the discourse between personal creation and accessible distribution. Created in 1979 by John Dorr, it has been under the leadership of Michael J. Masucci & Kate Johnson since 1994.
EZTV has created what was perhaps the nations’ first microcinema, and was among the world’s first galleries dedicated to digital art. It was also one of the very first voices in arts circles, to recognize the transformative possibilities of mobile communications. EZTV has been a core collaborator in works presented by venues including the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, the Cannes Film Festival, Lincoln Center, the BBC, PBS, and the American Film Institute.
Since 2003, many of its early video works, and accompanying ephemera have become part of the permanent collection of USC’s ONE Archives.