Critical Writing Index

Art is Communications

by Paul Petro

Toronto: United Media Arts Studies, 1985

This exhibit, mounted at A Space in 1985, sought to illustrate the use and development of videotex technology in the realm of art in Canada. The aspired to reveal and heighten a critical awareness of the medium as an expressive tool through a selected exhibition of videotex artworks and written reflections based on the culture/technology experience. The catalogue includes several essays about technology and interactive media art, by Paul Petro, Nancy Paterson, Nell Tenhaaf, Gordon Lebredt, and Bill Perry as well as an interview with Doug Back.