David Askevold

1970, 08:00 minutes, B&W, English


The screen is filled by laying sheets of aluminum foil on a microphone and wrapped one at a time and then unwrapped. The audio implodes during the wrapping and explodes as the sheets are pulled away from the microphone. This was my first video.

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Critical Writing

Project/Process: An Introduction to Magnetic North
by Jenny Lion. Program - Video Pool Inc., Winnipeg, Nov. Fall 2000.
Biographical sketch & video notes
by Cliff Eyland and David Askevold. David Askevold: cultural geographies and selected works, Oct. 1998, v. 45, no. 2. Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum, 1998.
Video In Canada: In Search of Authority
by Renee Baert. From Sea to Shining Sea, 1986. Toronto: The Power Plant, 1986.
Structural Videotape in Canada
by Eric Cameron. Video Art: An Anthology, 1976. Toronto: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.
by Marty Dunn et al. Toronto Ontario: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), 1974.
Video at NSCAD
by Gary Neill Kennedy. artscanada, Oct. 1973, v. 30, no. 4.