1979, 28:00 minutes, colour, English
Made for broadcast at de Appel, Holland, this tape incorporates television formats and video special effects in a witty and visually sophisticated production. General Idea uses the media to create a complex visual portrait of the artist in the 80's. This tape represented Canada at the Venice Biennale, 1980. Test Tube shows off to glorious advantage the trio's inimitable brand of collective humour and its irrepressible fascination with the elegance of the dramatic moments.
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