Bye Bye Kipling

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  • Bye Bye Kipling

  • Artist: Nam June Paik
  • Year: 1988
  • Duration: 180
  • Country: Canada
  • A state of the art, multi-national corporation sponsored, celebrity studded communications event linking New York City, Soeul and Tokyo utilizing satellites. Nam June Paik attempts to disspell Kipling's "East is east, West is west and never the twain shall meet"  and nearly succeeds. The three hour event was telecast on PBS in the fall of 1986. Dick Cavet hosts in New York and it concludes cameos by Philip Glass, Lou Reed, and Keith Haring. Ryuichi Sakamoto hosts in Tokyo and includes a cameo by fashion king Issey Mayake. Recorded off air

  • Accession #: 1592
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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