Taped by Liza Béar on Apr. 3, 1976 at 308 Mott St., NYC. Cortez discusses how he got into making films, art school, working as a museum guard, and early films such as Dead Rabbit, Dead Dog, and Dead Fly. He also mentions the films Like a Job (Leica Job), Corrective Male Posture, and Poisoning (1976, illustrated) as well as the performance Sign Trick (performed at the Kitchen, NYC) and the painting Cataract: Red Reflex. Also mentions attempting to steal paintings by Judy Rifka.