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Video By Artists 2

by (artist) Chris Dercon, Colin Campbell, Peggy Gale, Helmut Friedel, Jean-Paul Fargier, Raymond Bellour, Klaus vom Bruch, Stuart Marshall, Barbara London, Tom Sherman & General Idea

by (author) Judith Barry

Art Metropole
Initial publish date
Jan 1986
Film & Video, Canadian
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    Jan 1986
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A collection of essays and artists’ contributions that are roughly divided between concrete histories and analysis, artists’ projects, and debates. This was a companion to the 1976 Art Metropole publication of “Video by Artists”. The volume emphasizes the larger context of video whereby video critiques and references mass media and existing culture. Included is Tom Sherman, Barbara London, Stuart Marshall, Klaus vom Bruch, Judith Barry, Raymond Bellour, General Idea, Jean-Paul Fargier, Dan Graham, Helmut Friedel, Peggy Gale, Colin Campbell and Chris Dercon.

About the authors

Chris Dercon's profile page

Colin Campbell is a retired teacher/librarian. He lives at the historic 108 Mile Ranch, in the heart of the Southern Cariboo region of British Columbia, surrounded by rolling hills, thousands of lakes and a wide range of recreational activities. He regularly explores, hikes, skis and bikes the routes featured in this book.

Colin Campbell's profile page

La Torontoise Peggy Gale est une auteure et conservatrice indépendante dont les écrits sur l'art contemporain, principalement la vidéo, sont devenus des références dans le milieu de l'art. Elle a publié des textes dans les ouvrages Video by Artists (1976, 1986), Mirror Machine : Video and Identity (1995) et Lectures obliques (1999), sans compter les nombreux catalogues de musées auxquels elle a collaboré et son recueil d'essais Videotexts paru en 1995. En plus de collaborer à des expositions. Peggy Gale en a organisé de nombreuses, dont Videoscape (Musée des beaux-arts de l'Ontario, 1974-1975), la XIVe Biennale internationalle de São Paulo (1977). Electronic Landscapes (Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, 1989), la première Biennale de l'image en mouvement (Madrid, 1990) et Tout le temps/Every Time (la Biennale de Montréal, 2000). En 2006, Peggy Gale a obtenu le Prix du Gouverneur général en arts visuels et en arts médiatiques.

Peggy Gale's profile page

Helmut Friedel's profile page

Jean-Paul Fargier's profile page

Raymond Bellour's profile page

Judith Barry's profile page

Klaus vom Bruch's profile page

Stuart Marshall's profile page

Barbara London's profile page

Tom Sherman is a media artist, writer and broadcaster. He knows the media environment from several perspectives, having worked in mainstream radio and television, but also having produced groundbreaking art with video gear, industrial robots, surveillance systems and telecommunications networks. He founded the Media Arts Section of the Canada Council for the Arts, co-founded Fuse magazine, and represented Canada at the Venice Biennale. Sherman performs and records with the group Nerve Theory. In 2010, he was awarded the Governor General Award in Visual and Media Arts. He currently teaches transmedia, art and design at Syracuse University in New York, but considers Nova Scotia's South Shore his home.

Tom Sherman's profile page

General Idea's profile page

Other titles by Colin Campbell

Other titles by Peggy Gale

Other titles by General Idea