From Me To You: A Video Mixtape
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 Mythos – Steve Reinke
My Heart... – Gary Varro
Emily Vey Duke
Pennie Staski & Mark Edwards