Critical Writing Index

Video Art, A Guided Tour by Catherine Elwes (Books)

by Tom Sherman

Border Crossings, Aug. 2005, v. 24, no. 3, pp. 112 - 113

Tom Sherman reviews the book "Video Art, A Guided Tour" by Catherine Elwes. The book places contemporary video art into a historical context within last three decades - focusing on issues of feminism, postmodernity, technological history, relationship between video and television, digital cinema, copyright, appropriation, and the direction of today's video art.

ITEM 2005.048 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Video Art, A Guided TourCatherine Elwes

Michael Snow

Jubal Brown

Colin Campbell

Vera Frankel

Lisa Steele

John Grayson

Mike Hoolboom

Stuart Marshall

Zacharias Kunuk

Martha Rosler

Carolee Schneemann

Mona Hatoum

Jayne Parker

Linda Montano

Image, Music, TextRoland Barthe