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Peanut in New York/Peanut and Granada in Babyland

Vincent Trasov (Creator)
ID #
M/T 036.01
[1972-1973, 1977]
Level of Description

Scope & Content

File consists of images related to Vincent Trasov, his alias and project "Mr. Peanut" in New York City and Babyland. Mr. Peanut ran for mayor of Vancouver in 1974. File contains images taken at Babyland, a property near Roberts Creek in British Columbia that hosted artists for research, collaborations, performances and experimental practices. The images also depict "Colour Research". The file also contains portraits of people at Babyland, including Sharon Venne, who also goes by the alias Granada Gazelle who was a member at Art Metropole. Some images show Sharon Venne holding the "Hand of the Spirit" wand. Babyland was the site for the development of "Colour Research". "Colour Research" is a collaboration between Michael Morris and Vincent Trasov with the involvement of artists in the Intermedia movement in Vancouver, which features the "Colour Bar" in various urban and natural landscapes.

Physical Description

Physical Extent
17 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Material Type
Graphic material

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