Critical Writing Index

Media Phantasmagoria

Virtually Yours, 1995, p. 10

Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1995

Media Phantasmagoria is an exhibition of eight (8) videotapes by artist Lynn Hershman, who is concerned with investigating and portraying the different roles men and women play in media. The term phantasmagoria refers to spaces and scenes where desires and fantasies are projected and expressed. The works of Hershman focus on the notion of fantasy and desire and the representation of gender in the media universe and the differences in their representation.

ITEM 1995.048 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Room of One's OwnLynn Hershman

Shooting ScriptLynn Hershman

Desire Inc.Lynn Hershman

LongshotLynn Hershman

Virtual LoveLynn Hershman

The Electronic DiaryLynn Hershman