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1983

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2019

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Runway Video, 1983

This is a Runway video. It was music composed by Jorge Socarras and created by Juan Downey and produced by WilliWear Ltd.. It is dated 1983. Its medium is 15:52 minutes. It is a part of the department.

The artist Juan Downey saw technology as a means for improving society. He created a 28-monitor video work, Willi Smith and Williwear, for the Street Couture runway show, as well as a single-monitor video to be played after the event in stores and on television.

It is credited © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art, New York/ Scala, Florence.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Willi Smith: Street Couture.

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