Mining the Media Archive: When history meets simulation in the recent work of Dara Birnbaum and Stan Douglas
Fuse, Nov. 1997, v. 20, no. 5, pp. 22-29
Dot Tuer's essay Mining the Media Archive provides an in-depth analysis of Dara Birnbaum's Hostage and Stan Douglas' Evening, two video installations which challenge ordered heirarchies of representation, as well as historical and contemporary ideologies concerning what is real and what is simulation.
ITEM 1997.068 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
Hostage – Dara Birnbaum
Evening – Stan Douglas