Ars Electronica 1986
Festival-Program 1986
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Program schedule

Thursday, June 19th, to Friday, June 27th, 1986
FS 1/FS 2

Dr. Hannes Leopoldseder
Wolfgang Lorenz

Editorial work:
Wolfgang Ainberger
Felix Breisach
Grita Insam
Dr. Christine Schöpf

Grita Insam
Kim Machan

Thursday, June 19th, 1986
FS 1, 10:55 p.m.

Peter Greenaway: Robert Ashley
Introduction to "Perfect Lives".
"Perfect Lives" (1)
The Park

Friday, June 20th, 1986
FS 2, 8:15 p.m.

ORF-Videonale 86
Preview of a Television Week with Different Pictures

FS 1, 11:30 p.m.
Time Signals

Saturday, June 21st, 1986
FS 1, 10:00 p.m.

Video-Kunst-Stücke (video art pieces)
An Idea Gains Ground
"Perfect 1 (2) The Supermarket
SUNDAY, JUNE 22nd, 1986

FS 2, 10:40 p.m.
Video Tides
"Perfect Lives" (3)
The Bank

Monday, June 23rd, 1986
FS 1, 10:05 p.m.

Video Vernissage
New Times – New Pictures

11:30 p.m.
First performance: "Still Life – Queen Zero" by Bernd Kracke
"Perfect Lives" (4)
The Bar

Tuesday, June 24th, 1986
FS 1, 10:45 p.m.

Video Mania
Pictures non-stop

Wednesday, June 25th, 1986
FS 2, 10:00 p.m.

Electronic Greetings
First performance: "Silent Electronic Mail" by Richard Kriesche and Gottfried Bechtold
"Perfect Lives" (5)
The Living Room

Thursday, June 26th, 1986
FS 2, 9:50 p.m.

Club II Discussion
"Perfect Lives" (6)
The Church

Friday, June 27th, 1986
FS 1, 10:05 p.m.

Summing up Video
"Perfect Lives" (7)
The Backyard

Thursday, June 19th, 1986
FS 1, 10:55 p.m.

ORF-Videonale 86

Peter Greenaway:
Robert Ashley. Introduction to "Perfect Lives".
From: Four American Composers (1983)
Perfect Lives – An Opera for Television by Robert Ashley, Production John Sanborn
Part I: The Park (Privacy Rules)
Portrait of a traveling man, perhaps the singer, "R", himself.