Critical Writing Index

From Me To You: A Video Mixtape

by Blair Fornwald

Toronto: Vtape, 2012

Blair Fornwald's From Me to You: A Video Mixtape is a celebration of the video archive and of the compilation video. Fornwald reminisces about requesting and sharing VHS cassettes from and with filmmakers and friends, remembering informal viewership as the beginnings of her experiences with video art.

The compilations analyzed are characterized by their unpredictable wit and lo-fi artistry. Fornwald warms the idea of informal screenings for the selections.

ITEM 2012.148 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Cassette MythosSteve Reinke

My Heart...Gary Varro

Jeremy Drummond

Emily Vey Duke

Cooper Battersby

Pennie Staski & Mark Edwards

Jinhan Ko