The Wild World of Jeff Turtletaub

While searching for videos featuring Michael Smith's ongoing performance project, Baby Ikki, we found a youtube channel called wildworldproductions
The videos are titled The Wild World of Jeff Turtletaub and according to the channel,
[were] conceived as a general interest talk show / showcase centered around a group of talented (and not so talented) New York artists in the late 1970s / early 80s. It aired on New York City's public access cable Television for a total of 4 shows between 1979 and 1982. 
Guests included Klaus Nomi, Michael Smith, Georgeanne Gillespie, Jenny Holzer, J.D.King, Andrea Kovacs, Ann Magnuson among others. 
It was produced by Mark Fischer, Jane Brettschneider, Marc Kehoe and Jeff Turtletaub, who hosted the show. Mary Clarke served as co-host. The artist Keith Haring was a cameraman for the first show.


Jeff Turtletaub  (1952-1986) was an artist, video and filmmaker active in the New York art scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
His work has been exhibited internationally and is part of numerous collections including the film department of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.