Critical Writing Index

Video Acts

by Catherine Elwes

Border Crossings, 2004, v. 23, no. 89, pp. 78-80

Catherine Elwes addresses the importance of the history of video. She discusses the evolution of video art, reflecting on technological advancements as well as the changes in subject matter. Elwes highlights "Video Acts", an exhibition of the Kramlich collection of early video work, shown in New York and London.

ITEM 2004.024 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

AAA-AAAAbramovic/ Ulay

Light/DarkAbramovic/ Ulay

Breathing in, Breathing OutAbramovic/ Ulay

Wall/Floor PositionsBruce Nauman

CorrectionsVito Acconci

BoomerangRichard Serra

Vertical RollJoan Jonas

Wonder WomanDara Birnbaum

HeidiMike Kelly and Paul McCarthy

PryingsVito Acconci

The Reflecting PoolBill Viola

Semiotics of the KitchenMartha Rosler

Art Make-upBruce Nauman