Critical Writing Index

Video art 'trailblazers' win Gov. Gen. awards

by Angela Pacienza

Winnipeg Free Press, Sept. 3 Fall, 2005, p. 247

Vancouver artist Paul Wong was among seven artist named as recipients of Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Art. "At a reception in Toronto, Wong, Steele and Tomczak were lauded as 'trailblazers' for their efforts in creating an infrastructure for the video art genre." - Pacienza

ITEM 2005.177 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Paul Wong

Carl Beam

Lynne Cohen

Roland Poulin

Francoise Sullivan

Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak