Critical Writing Index

VIDEO/VIDEO: If this event was a dry run for PAY-TV, one must view the tapes as any interested subcriber would.

by Clive Robertson

Fuse, Nov. 1981, v. 5, no. 8 & 9, pp. 266-270

This article focuses on the event Video/Video, a series of 26 videotapes that were packaged as part of a PAY-TV license application and were screened as part of the Toronto Festival of Festivals Trade Forum. This article presents short reviews of all of the tapes included in the series, from the point of view of an interested subscriber for the proposed PAY-TV channel.

ITEM 1981.006 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Electronic Opera No. 1Nam Jun Paik

Sacrificial BurningsNancy Nicol

Michelle On The Day Of SurgeryNorman Cohn

Crime Time Comix Presents: Steel And FleshEric Metcalfe and Dana Atchley

GloriaLisa Steele

TransvideoTom Sherman

East on the 401Tom Sherman

Love TapesWendy Clarke

SplitArdele Lister

Weak BulletTony Orsler

VideageRandy and Bernicci

Get Ready To MarchChip Lord

Delicate IssueKate Craig

Ma Vie C'est Pour Le Restant De Mes JoursRobert Morin and Lorraine Defour

The Breakfast TableAnita Thacher

Peter GeorgeKim Tomczak

DogmachineElizabeth Chitty

Dangling By Their MouthsColin Campbell

Casting CallSusan Britton

VirtualityMarien Lewis

Test TubeGeneral Idea

OntogenesisJanice Tan aka

And Now The TruthVera Frenkel

I Bet You Ain't Seen Noth'n Like This BeforeRodney Werden