Dance Soap

1973, 46:30 minutes, B&W


A modified version of the original installation/event. In the installation are displayed the artifacts of a wedding. The videotape is the performance of a series of rituals and readings as several bridesmaids prepare the bride (Lewis) for a wedding without a bridegroom: a marriage to television. A live action camera incorporates the presence of gallery viewers as "guests to the wedding".

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Critical Writing

First-generation Video
by Carole Corbeil. The Globe and Mail, June 14, 1988.
First-generation video
by Carole Corbeil. The Globe and Mail, June 14, 1986.