Critical Writing Index

The Material and the Mimetic: on the Films by Gunvar Nelson

by John Sundholm

Evidence, 2006, pp. 30-36

This is from a catalogue of works (translated from Swedish) by film and video artist Gunvar Nelson. This article addresses Nelson's attention to medium and material in propelling the underlying themes of her work. The use of audio, repetition and attention to the object are highlighted.

ITEM 2006.138 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Kirsa NicholinaGunvor Nelson

Take OffGunvor Nelson

SchmeergunzGunvor Nelson

Frame LineGunvor Nelson

Red Shift - All ExpectationGunvor Nelson

My Name is OonaGunvor Nelson

Moons PoolGunvor Nelson

Fog PumasGunvor Nelson

Tree LineGunvor Nelson

Time BeingGunvor Nelson

Trace ElementsGunvor Nelson

True to LifeGunvor Nelson

Light YearsGunvor Nelson

Field Study #2Gunvor Nelson