Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance and interview with John Cale
Cale, John, 1942 Mar. 9-
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1942 Mar. 9-
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2 sound cassettes : analog ; 1 hr., 34 min., 10 sec.
Sound recording of live Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance in Provincetown, Massachusetts by Nico and the Velvet Underground, with sound from projected films, including Andy Warhol's films "Hedy" and "The Kiss." Seckler is heard discussing the films and performance occasionally during the show. Side 2 of cassette 2 begins with a 17-minute interview with John Cale, followed by about 8 minutes of blank tape, followed by more of the performance. Sound during performance is distorted.
Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance and interview with John Cale, 1966 September. Dorothy Gees Seckler collection of sound recordings relating to art and artists, 1962-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560