NYE On VHS: Through the Lens of CCTV’s Community Media Archive

Contois AuditoriumCity Hall, 149 Church Street

2:00pm - 12:30am Back to All Events

Take a walk down NYE memory lane with CCTV archival footage of New Year’s past on view in a multi-TV installation in the lobby of City Hall. Relive years of circus acts, song and dance, drums and dragons with parade from 1984, community performances through the 80’s and 90’s, and the Millenium celebration of 1999-2000! See the streets of Burlington through the ages via the lens of CCTV founder, ubiquitous media maker, and meticulous archivist, Nat Ayer as well as other community media makers.

Pennington Production’s, Myles David Jewell presents a multi-TV installation of VHS archival recordings in collaboration with CCTV archivist Jordan Mitchell, CCTV Director of Projects Meghan O’Rourke, and CCTV technical magician, Luna Zeitlyn. Explore your community media archive through interviews with founders Lauren Glenn Davitian and Nat Ayer. Take a virtual tour of the archives and learn how you can not only watch TV but make TV!

Afternoon programming at Contois Auditorium is presented by Burlington Electric Department Vermont Gas Systems

Evening programming at Contois Auditorium is presented by Leunig’s Bistro & Café