Critical Writing Index


British/Canadian Video Exchange '84, 1984, pp. 1-10

Toronto: A Space, 1984

Exhibition catalogue for the Canadian portion of the British-Canadian Video Exchange '84 which took place in Toronto and featured video work by British artists. Short curatorial essays by Canadian curator Jane Wright, and British curator Jeremy Welsh, explain how the project came about. The curators also note that political themes had become more prevalent in the work of both Canadian and British video artists, particularly sexual politics, feminism, media politics and the peace movement. The exhibit features nightly programmes which focus on these themes. Jane Wright's curatorial essay available publicly with item code 1984.003.

ITEM RFL.055 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

True Life RomanceMarty St. James

True Life RomanceAnne Wilson

Floorboards SqueakAlison Winckle

In Our Hands, GreenhamTina Keane

PredatoryMick Hartney

There is a MythCatherine Elwes

Recent TapesJeremy Welsh

Framed YouthLesbian and Gay Video Project

Polkadots and MoonbeamsSandra Goldbacher

Tense/shout (Drowning in a Sea of Images)Jeremy Welsh

Who Killed Colin RoachIsaac Julien

Have You Got the Time?Marcelline Mori

RecitalNeil Armstrong