Critical Writing Index

Changeless Channels: As video artists clean up their act, they're losing more than just the rough edges

by Lisa Steele

Fuse, Jan. 1982, v. 5, no. 10, pp. 358-360

This article examines four videotapes: Prime Cuts, by Paul Wong; Wonder Woman, by Dara Birnbaum; O Superman, by Laurie Anderson; and Remnants From The Beginning of the Period of Destruction, by Alan Sondheim. These are discussed in the context of accessibility and technical quality as dictated by pay-TV and cable television.

ITEM 1982.017 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Prime CutsPaul Wong

Dara Birnbaum

Wonder WomanLaurie Anderson

O SupermanAlan Sondheim

Remnants From The Beginning of the Period of Destruction