Critical Writing Index

Istvan Kantor

by Daniel Baird

The Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts, 2005, pp. 38 - 45

Ottawa: Canada Council for the Arts, 2005

A general overview and justification of Canadian performance and video artist Istvan Kantor in regard to his acceptance of a Govenor Generals Award in 2004. This includes detailed descriptions of his life in noise/sound, preformance, and video. It highlights 'neoism', his tendencies/themes, towards disorder, rebelion, blood, sex, technology etc.

ITEM 2005.079 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Escape from FreedomIstvan Kantor

The Barricades

The Filing Cabnet Project

The Trinity Session

Lebensraum/Lifespace - spectacle of noise