Critical Writing Index

The Post-Ironic Reenchantment of Art: An Interview With Michael Campbell

by Mary Kavanagh

Blackflash, 2003, v. 21, no. 2, pp. 4-17

Mary Kavanagh's interview with Alberta-based artist Michael Campbell gives insight into Campbell's motives for building his installations and how those works examine the ways media culture affects our lives, particularly in terms of simulated experience in the construction of identity.

ITEM 2003.030 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

12,000 years collapsing into 8 secondsMichael Campbell

I want to know who you'd be in the best of all possible worldsMichael Campbell

MindreaderMichael Campbell

Staring into each other's eyes without blinking, not even onceMichael Campbell

Secret knots that bind as bright as 1000 starsMichael Campbell

I've wanted to show you this for some timeMichael Campbell