Critical Writing Index

Feminist foibles target of Campbell's satiric video

by John Bentley Mays

The Globe and Mail, Mar. 3, 1989

A review of Colin Campbell's videotape Fiddle Faddle. Colin Campbell's heroine Rosa is a lesbian journalist who has been dispatched to attend a conference on semiotics and erotics. Rosa's refusal to write the story on semiotics and erotics is a satire, he critiques the elitism of the modern art world.

ITEM 1989.016 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Fiddle FaddleColin Campbell