Critical Writing Index

Angleterre: The Resistible Rise of Video Art in the British Isles; Or, How we lost an Art-Form and Found a Medium

by Mick Hartney

Video 84, 1984, p. 11

An article documenting the history of video art in the United Kingdom and the paths or directions it took. Explaining that video art was very significant in the British Isles, where it was formed out of opposition to mass media and the ideals it pressed. Mentioning that although community video groups and video artists dissociate from each other, really they are of the same origins with the same goals.

Historically reviewing the movements, groups and artists of the independent video art front in England over the 60's through to the 80's.

Also looks at video artists; David Hall; Gerry Schema.

ITEM 1984.086 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

7 TV PiecesDavid Hall


Stuart Marshall

Tamara Krikorian

Roger Barnard

David Critchley

Mike Leggett

Stephen Partridge

Brian Hoey

Land ArtGerry Schum

IdentificationGerry Schum

The New ArtDavid Hall

A Survey of the Avant-GardeDavid Hall

the Video ShowDavid Hall

101 TV SetsDavid Hall

101 TV SetsSinden

Terry Flaxton

Ian Boutne