Barbara Hammer (1939-2019)
Superdyke Meets Madame X (1975)
Max Almy, Barbara Hammer 1975, 20:32 min, b&w, sound Winner of the Louise Riskin Prize at the 1976 San Francisco Art Festival, Superdyke Meets Madame X documents the Barbara Hammer’s relationship with Max Almy on a reel-to-reel ¾' videotape recorder and microphone. This was Hammer’s first foray into recording with the Sony Portapak and was produced as part of a skill swap with Almy. -- EAI

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