PLOT: Gerry Visco interviewed the fabulous and amazing iconoclastic artist and writer CLAYTON PATTERSON on Visco Disco The Stupid Show. Clayton Patterson is a NYC Lower East Side icon born October 9, 1948, in Calgary, Canada. Moving to NYC in 1979 his work focused on documenting art life and times of LES in Manhattan. 1994 he organized the first NO!art show in his gallery after 20 NO!years. Works as Documentary Libertarian and Tattoo-artist in New York with his wife Elsa Rensaa and various social groups.
ABOUT OREN JACOBY: Oren is a director and producer of documentary films including; Shadowman (2017), My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes (2014), Lafayette: The Lost Hero(2010), Constantine's Sword (2008), Sister Rose's Passion (2005), The Shakespeare Sessions (2003), Stage on Screen: The Topdog Diaries (2002), The Beatles Revolution (2000), and Sam Shepard: Stalking Himself (1998). His stage adaptation of Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man premiered in 2012 at the Court Theater in Chicago, starring Teagle Bougere.
Jacoby was educated at Brown University and Yale University. He has been an independent filmmaker since 1992, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject in 2005 for Sister Rose's Passion, which also won Best Documentary Short Film at the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival. He has written, directed, and produced award-winning films for three decades. His work has been recognized by the American Film Institute, the Alfred I. DuPont / Columbia awards, the MacArthur Foundation, the Sundance Institute, ITVS, Britain’s Royal Television Society, and by the Oscars. His films have appeared on the BBC, HBO Cinemax, PBS, National Geographic, VH-1, NHK, Bloomberg TV and Arté, as well as Nokia, Verizon, and Human Rights Watch websites. He created and was the executive producer as well as a director and writer for the six-part documentary TV series Risk Takers (2011–12). ►more
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