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Steina and Woody Vasulka

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Steina (right) and Woody Vasulka

Steina Vasulka (born Steinunn Briem Bjarnadottir in 1940)[1] and Woody Vasulka (born Bohuslav Vasulka on 20 January 1937[2] – 20 December 2019) are early known figures of video art. They are known for producing work since the early 1960s.[3]

The couple met in the early 1960s and moved to New York City in 1965, where they began showing video art at the Whitney Museum and founded The Kitchen in 1971. Steina and Woody both became Guggenheim fellows: Steina in 1976, and Woody in 1979.[1]

Woody died on 20 December 2019 in Santa Fe, New Mexico at the age of 82.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Steina & Woody Vasulka Soros Center for Contemporary Arts Budapest
  2. Foundation, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial (Dec 22, 1979). "Reports of the President and the Treasurer". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved Dec 22, 2019 – via Google Books.
  3. "Steina and Woody Vasulka fonds : Steina and Woody Vasulka fonds". www.fondation-langlois.org. Retrieved Dec 22, 2019.
  4. Greenberger, Alex (Dec 21, 2019). "Woody Vasulka, Imaginative Filmmaker Who Inspired Generations of Video Artists, Is Dead at 82". Retrieved Dec 22, 2019.

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