Critical Writing Index

Women and Video: an introduction to the community of video

by Carol Zemel

artscanada, Oct. 1973, v. 30, no. 4, pp. 30-40

Feminist sensibilities and politics in the works of female video artists form the basis of this article. From documentary-style tapes, to performance video, a variety of current genres are explored with attention to their association with identity art, televisual media, and the specific place of video media in contemporary art, circa 1973.

ITEM 1973.011 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

On a firme l'ile au gruesCamille Maheux

EarthwormsLisa Steele

Lisa Steele

Julie Geiger

Turtle TransferShigeko Kubota

Spring Sowing: EmergenceShigeko Kubota

Allen GinsbergShigeko Kubota

Elsa Tambellini

Europe on 1/2 inch a dayLise Noiseaux-Labrecque

Duchamp-Cage: Electronic Chess GameFemedia

CatsJill Belows

Les seins de LouiseJan Zimmerman

ClikFrieda Forman

Women and their bodiesElsa Tambellini


Nell Hall Humperson