INTERMEDIA: An Illustrated Chronology


        Werner Aellen, a film maker and former architect appointed as the Director of Intermedia. Ellie Gomber
        hired as the administrative secretary and remains for the duration of Intermedia's existence.

 Werner Aellen,  Intermedia Director 1968-70

        February: event at Douglas Gallery with TheCo, including Helen Goodwin, Steve Cummings, Evelyn Roth,
        Gary Lee Nova, etc.

        June 21: article in the Province, What John Neon Can and Cannot Do.

        Summer event, Intermedia Nights, Vancouver Art Gallery.  Exhibition includes Prisma, a mirrored hexagonal
        room by Gary Lee Nova, Michael Morris, Ken Ryan and Al Hewitt. Debut of John Neon's fluorescent tube
        sculptures and installations.

Installation by John Neon during Intermedia Nights, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1968

        Events: bill bissett's Mandan Ghetto Massacre, poetry and music performance.  Al Neil /Gregg Simpson Duo: 39 Wonderful Years in
        Show Business
which included John Neon's Musical Steps sculpture. Also featured were James Barber- audience participation pieces and evenings
        by Helen Goodwin, Evelyn Roth and others.

Al Neil and Gregg Simpson prepare for
 39 Wonderful Years in Show Business

            Various articles in Vancouver Sun by Joan Lowndes, Norman Wilson and James Barber.

Intermedia Nights, Vancouver Art Gallery, summer, 1968

            Sept. 9: event at 575 Beatty St.: Underwater Movies included a triple screen projection by Gerry Gilbert and  several short films
            by david w and Gregg Simpson.

Poster by Gregg Simpson for Underwater Movies, Sept. 9, 1968

        Featured films were: Home Movie by Gerry Gilbert;  Haitian Hiatus,Transcendent Melancholy,Tibetan Mix, Merde in the Cathedral
        and Charisma Cowboys
by Gregg Simpson; The White Bore, Love as in Joy, Mantra, Oregon and Francesca by david w.

        October 4: review in Georgia Straight of Spectrum 68 at the Vancouver Art Gallery (included work by
        Ed Varney, Gregg Simpson and others)

        October 5: article in Vancouver Sun, Grant Awarded.

        December 20:event, Radio Free Rainforest, tape loops, sound, etc. Gerry Gilbert and Dennis Vance
        at  575 Beatty Street.

Intermedia 1969

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