Critical Writing Index

Present Tense: In Conversation with Edward Mowbray

by Karen Knights and Edward Mowbray

Video Guide, Mar. Spring 1985, v. 7, no. 2, pp. 3-4

In this interview, video artist Edward Mowbray discusses the many problems he and other video artists working in Toronto face. Mowbray talks about the difficulty of supporting oneself as a full-time artist, the necessity to create a sense of community, and the importance of having a forum for dialogue between artists. Also addressed is the issue of censorship and the particularly damaging affect it now has on the way work is conceived.

ITEM 1985.044 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Not Dead YetEdward Mowbray

Big WorldEdward Mowbray