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The presenter would then use the machine to find out about a particular topic. The name "chock-a-block" was derived from the machine's ability to read data from "blocks" - which were just that, physical blocks painted different colours. A typical show would include dialogue from the presenter, a brief clip played on Chock-a-block's video screen, and the presenter recording a song on Chock-a-block's audio recorder (which resembled the reel-to-reel tape drives used on actual mainframes, but with a design below to cause the reels to resemble the eyes of a smiling face).
According to the Kaleidoscope 'Lost Shows' database, eight out of thirteen episodes are no longer in the BBC archives.
The story of Chockablock :http://www.thechestnut.com/chockablock.htm
Mar 16, 2015
ART SCENE_Part 2 of 2 parts
Interviews with Digital Artists Rebecca Allen & Victor Acevedo. Hosted by Stephen Jerrom.
Originally aired in September 1990.
ARTSCENE was a Public Access Cable TV program run on Century Cable studio based in Santa Monica California. On August 22, 1990, curator,
Patric Prince and artists: David Em, Rebecca Allen and Victor Acevedo taped interviews for the show as part of the media coverage for ART 1990.
ART 1990 was a digital art exhibition mounted at EZTV Gallery September 1 through October 31, 1990. Curated by Art Historian Patric Prince,it was produced in collaboration between L.A. SIGGRAPH and EZTV as part of the Fringe Festival / Los Angeles.
Patric Prince & David Em are interviewed in part 1 -- you can see it here: http://www.youtube.com/my_videos_edit.