David Askevold

1982, 06:50 minutes, English


Rhea opens and closes with a wandering spotlight in a dark interior. Faces appear against vague landscapes or without setting to speak the names of others. A panning movement links the faces, allowing them to combine in essence, then in form.

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Critical Writing

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.
Individuals: New Video From Canada
by Peggy Gale. Aspetti e Tendenze della Ricerca Video Canadese, 1989. Ferrara: Ferrara: Centro Video Arte, 1989.
David Askevold: Political Modernism and Postmodernity
by Frederick Dolan. Vanguard, Feb. Spring 1988, v. 17, no. 1.
Canada (cont.)
by Unknown. Video 84, 1984.
Canada (cont.)
British/Canadian Video Exchange '84, 1984. London: Canada House Cultural Centre, 1984.