Archive of Sushi Contemporary Performance & Visual Arts documents the organization from its inception in 1980, to its end
in 2011, and records Sushi's contribution to the San Diego art scene. The collection details the activities of the organization
and provides a rich record of contemporary performance art, dance and visual art during the 1980s and 1990s. Materials include
administrative files, clippings, ephemera, recorded performances, promotional and event photographs, and artist files.
Sushi Contemporary Performance and Visual Arts was founded in 1980 by visual artist Lynn Schuette. Sushi developed from the
1979 visual and performance series Artists Work Here, also organized by Schuette. The non-profit organization was created
to be an alternative exhibition and performance space that would support both local and visiting contemporary artists.
28.2 Linear feet
(61 archives boxes, 3 card file boxes, 1 records carton and 5 mapcase folders)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Artist contracts with social security numbers are restricted until 2075. Redacted copies may be requested. Original media
is also restricted. Researchers must request user copies be produced.