Critical Writing Index

Identity and Consciousness:: (Re)Presenting the Self

by Sheila Petty

Dunlop Art Gallery, 1991, pp. 5-11

Regina, SK: Dunlop Art Gallery, 1991

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Dunlop Art Gallery, Jan. 15-Feb. 12, 1991.Included work by international filmmakers and video artists involved in debates around identity. The films mostly work through an analytical process of reorganizing definitions of self by disproving stereotypes, creating new histories and new forms of representation, and demonstrating the effects of colonialism.

ITEM 1991.052 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

India Hearts Beat (1988)Leila Sujir

Hair Piece: A Film for Nappy-Headed People (1982)Ayoka Chenzira

Perfect Image? (1988)Maureen Blackwood

The Displaced View (1988)Midi Onodera

Looking for Langston (1988)Isaac Julien

Cycles (1989)Zeinabu Irene Davis

Coffee Coloured ChildrenNgozi Onwurah

EmergencePratibha Parmar

Memory PicturesPratibha Parmar

Sunlip Gupta

TestamentJohn Akomfran

Handsworth SongsBlack Audio Film Collective

Twilight CityBlack Audio Film Collective

UrinalJohn Greyson

A Voice of Our OwnPremika Ratnam / Ali Kazimi

Nice Coloured GirlsTracy Moffatt

Picking TribesSaundra Sharp

Native DaughterJeneva Shaw

Frances Loring

Florence Wyie