The Arts For Television, 1987, pp. 18-28
Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1987
"The Arts for Television, an exhibition of video works examining television as form and forum for the contemporary arts, was organized by MOCA and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. The exhibition was co-curated by Kathy Rae Huffman and Dorine Mignot, administrated by Julie Lazar, and shown in thirteen international institutions. The exhibition was shown at the Stedelijk Museum Sept. 4-Oct. 18, 1987." (MOCA archives online).
This is an excerpt from the catalogue.
Dorine Mignot describes the landscape of television as driven by the mainstream. She sites Baudrillard in her explanation of the power of the silent majority. This exhibition investigates the avant garde artists relationship to television and to the power it holds over contemporary society.
ITEM 1987.075 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
Walter de maria
Jean Claude Riga
Daniele Lois Nyst
Jacques Lois Nyst