TRANSMISSION ART ARCHIVE
A painter from the outset, Martin has also devoted himself to using pure processes of light and simultaneous projected imagery in motion. The legendary visual compositions produced at the San Francisco Tape Music Center and Bill Graham's Fillmore West, stand as early testament to his love of "painting in time," and to his involvement with music from an early age. Exhibitions of his paintings at the Batman and Boreas Galleries coincided with the multi-media work. While many artists have focused on narrative video Martin has been steadfast in pursuing a life-time goal of providing an active role for the individual viewer within specific light environment situations. Martin has worked intensively with such composers as Pauline Oliveros, Morton Subotnick, and David Tudor.