Video

Karkador

Peter Callas

1986, 02:55 minutes

TAPECODE 301.02

KARKADOR, is intended as a portrayal of the use of media as electronic "hanabi" in Japan - or alternatively of the impression that the Japanese media machine is ernestly engaged in the feeding of a vast compressed "river" of imagery, in which content sinks without trace like a stone to the bottom.

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Critical Writing

Electronic Impulses: The Videos of Peter Callas
by Ross Harley. Art + Text, Aug. Summer 1988.
Technology as Territory: Video and Desire in Japan
Technology As Territory, 1987. Fremantle: Praxis, 1987.
Structure without Substance: Video as Architecture
by Peter Callas. Artlink, 1987, v. 4, no. 3.