Critical Writing Index


by Bruce Ferguson

University of Chicago Press, Aug. 1980, pp. 1-5

An article discussing the difficulties faced by early video artists receiving public recognition and funding. Intended for a larger audience, video artists faced problems distributing their work within galleries, commercial broadcasting, and public access television. With a wealth of emerging talent and few opportunities these distribution restrictions were fundamental in the formation of artist run centres, such as V-Tape.

ITEM 1980.055 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Colin Campbell

Felix Partz

Jorge Zontal

A.A. Bronson

Pierre Falardeau

Julien Pulin

Lisa Steeles

Tom Sherman