Critical Writing Index

New Video: A 698515 Inc. Presentation

by Dot Tuer

Vanguard, Nov. 1987, v. 16, no. 5, p. 38

This review of the New Video exhibition by the collective 698515 Inc. which includes the work of Rhonda Abrams, Su Rynard, Tess Payne and Dennis Day, a combination of tapes reflecting a markedly different strategy from the self-reflective and oppositional strategies of mass media critique.

The article describes a screening with several tapes that reflect a different strategy toward mass media critique. One tape contrasts urban and rural culture, another mixes sincerity with parody.

ITEM 1987.025 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Lament of the Sugar BushmanRhonda Abrams

Within Dialogue (Silence)Su Ryard

Life on Our PlanetTess Payne

Oh NothingDennis Day