Critical Writing Index

Videotape show the fruit of a happy marriage of talents

by John Bentley Mays

The Globe and Mail, Nov. 25, 1989

This article presents a brief profile of Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak, both their collaborative video work as well as work produced individually, in the context of their Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition 4 Hours and 38 Minutes. Mays reviews the work of Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak before and after they joined forces as a creative team. The pieces question issues such as free trade, sexual stereotyping, censorship and political issues.

ITEM 1989.007 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Gloria TapesLisa Steele

100 Years of AggressionKim Tomczak

Working the Double ShiftLisa Steele and Kim Tomczak

EvilLisa Steele and Kim Tomczak

White DawnLisa Steele and Kim Tomczak

Demonstration of Fear and PainKim Tomczak