Critical Writing Index

Video and the Conceptual Body: A cross disciplined spirit

by Micheal Rush

Video Art, 2003, pp. 62,63,66,68-70

New York: Thames & Hudson, 2003

This article explores the observation of artists physically involving themselves in their work, whatever the medium. When video became available, artists were able to use this medium for a more intimate aesthetic. The article demonstrates the different ways visual artists use video as an extension to their practices, and list examples of talented video artists and what kind of work they've made with this modern technology.

ITEM 2003.088 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Ever Is Over All (1997)Pipilotti Rist

Double Blind (1992)Sophie Calle

Climbing Around My Room (1993)Lucy Gunning

Automobile Tire Print (1953)Robert Rauchenberg

Automobile Tire Print (1953)John Cage

'Topless Cellis' Charlotte MoormanNam June Paik

I Am Making Art (1971)John Baldessari

Valie Export

Vito Acconci

Bruce Nauman

Joan Jonas

Robert Rauschenberg

Carolee Schneemann

Adrian Piper

Sophie Calle

Marina Abramovic and Ulay

Robert Wilson

Martha Rosler

Jurgen Klauke

Steve McQueen

Lucy Gunning

Tony Oursler

Paul McCarthy

Gary Hill

Klause Rinke

Nayland Blake