Women's School of Planning and Architecture Records
Appendix: Descriptions by Barbara Hammer of WSPA films.
#1. WSPA, documentary, edited, approx. 30 min. 1976 Print- Original is reel #3 & #4. Lorna McNeur's name is on leader (?)
Shots of barns, houses, poster The Women's School of Planning & Architecture", 1976. Large number of women( probably the students and teachers) sitting on outdoor stairway, pan down to front steps, women all the way. Indoor shots of students in workshop. Scrapbook of black and white snaps shots of arch. patterns. Modules, pitched roofs, porches, etc. Diagrams and snaps probably used in workshop. Women making drawings. Women walking down path. Standing at seashore, exploring. Talking. Walking through reeds. Patting sand and building sand forms. Students making presentations. Phyllis' printing of description of days activities. Shots of video of women entering revolving glass doors/children in pushcarts. Class discussing situation. Children. At beach. (stopped watching here/second film break).
#2. CAKE CAMPUS. Color Sup. 8 film, will correspond to video tape.
WSPA. Interior shots of workshop, complete w/writing on wall. Women w/video cameras. Women in groups. Flying Saucer School - fantasy architectural school, could make spaces, women spaces, Flying Saucer - a plus for motion sickness. Someone drawing on someone's back. Writing on the wall - Vegetables Running Up Our Ears. Stuff like sauna and swimming pool. Sign - Be Able To Eat Our Own Forms. Mosquito Eaters, Mechanics, Plumbers. Film looks in good shape. Hardly any scratches. Women are building models, looks like a flying saucer model made out of cake, cutting forms. Decorating w/marshmallos and all kinds of sugar. Looks like they are building architectural models of gumdrops, cookies, cake, unfortunately, soft focus on a lot of closeups, but long shots are good.
#3. WSPA (CONDENSED) Reel #1, Edited, Approx 24 min.
Lorna McNeur's name on leader; seems to be the maker. original (I think is same as print # 1)
#4. WSPA (CONDENSED) Reel #2, Approx. 15 min. Lorna McNeur. Edited. original
#5. MIME, Original, Super 8, 2 min. 1976
Two women mirror mime; WSPA slides filmed.
#6. WSPA 2 Sup. 8, 3 min. Group shots; a little dark.