The Greatest Thing

Dennis Day, Christine Martin and Su Rynard

1987, 01:00 minutes, colour, English


A quickly paced, upbeat humourous video on the western notion of "progress." The rise and fall of civilizations, the building blocks of history and knowledge, the nouveau bureaucracy and the icons of modern mythology. All-in-one-action packed minute. The tape was commissioned and designed for a 36 monitor video wall which exists in a public retail space, and was originally shown amongst commercial advertisements. This version is a single channel piece.

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Critical Writing

Individuals: New Video From Canada
by Peggy Gale. Aspetti e Tendenze della Ricerca Video Canadese, 1989. Ferrara: Ferrara: Centro Video Arte, 1989.