Critical Writing Index

Theatrics have lead role in video art exhibit

by Liam Lacey

The Globe and Mail, 1998, p. 1

A review of an exhibit of six artists work concerning theatrics in video art. The author explains that video theatrics tend to be more didactic and explicitly political, in a way that formalist video is not. The article also discusses the relationship between the public and private/personal experience and the paradox of a private/personal theatre.

ITEM 1998.048 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

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