Interview

Diego Cortez an Obvious Kind of Eyesore

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 RabbitDead 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.