Critical Writing Index

Docu-Art Dilemmas: Francis Frascina on schisms, 'splitting' and contradictions in docmentary art

by Francis Frascina

Art Monthly, Mar. 2013, no. 364, pp. 1-4

Francis Frascina explores the role, affect, and ethics of contemporary documentary film and video art, citing numerous examples of recent works, including videos by Mark Boulos and Phil Collins. Representation and subjecthood, and the nuances of a political art practice are investigated.

ITEM 2013.103 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

No Permanent AddressMark Boulos

All That is Solid Melts into AirMark Boulos

marxism today (prologue)Phil Collins

Use! Value! Exchange!Phil Collins