Critical Writing Index

We Interrupt You For This Message: A review of "A Retrospective of Canadian Feminist Production"

by Mary Ellen Lower

Video Guide, Sept. 1986, v. 8, no. 38, pp. 6-7

"A Retrospective of Canadian Feminist Production" a workshop presentation by Renee Baert focuses on the political strageties in producing feminist work. Baert discusses female produced videos that address representations of women as depicted in mass media (specifically television). Explored through three categories (1) deconstructive, (2)collective self-representation and (3) position of "I", first person narrative as context, Baert illustrates how female video producers have created a intervention to television.

ITEM 1986.128 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Femmes de Reve (Dream Women)Louise Gendron

Working the Double ShiftLisa Steele

Working the Double ShiftKim Tomczak

Great ExpectationsAmelia Productions

Fleck WomenKem March

Gloria TapesLisa Steele

Chaperons Rouges (Little Red Riding Hood)G.I.V.

A Very Personal StoryLisa Steele

Influences of My MotherSara Diamond

Delicate IssueKat Craig