Electronic Valentine: A Story about a Storyteller Telling a Story
Fuse, Fall 1984, v. 8, no. 3, pp. 41-43
This article presents an in-depth analysis of the videotape The Last Screening Room: A Valentine by Vera Frenkel, who has used storytelling to explore the nature of storytelling itself. The theme of storytelling is here seen to represent other themes including art, romance, myth and desire. The structure of the videotape is examined in the way it engages the viewer/listener in the narrative and in the themes that unfold within it.Contains a detailed description and retelling of The Last Screening Room: A Valentine by Vera Frenkel and explores Frenkel's use of story as metaphor.
ITEM 1984.052 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
The Last Screening Room: A Valentine – Vera Frenkel