Critical Writing Index

Mining the Media Archive: When history meets simulation in the recent work of Dara Birnbaum and Stan Douglas

by Dot Tuer

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

HostageDara Birnbaum

EveningStan Douglas