Steel And Flesh

Eric Metcalfe

1980, 12:00 minutes, colour, preview only


"... a highly polished, fetish laden drama focusing on Metcalfe's teenage detective comic fantasies. The work successfully defuses its inherent violence but fortunately never overcomes the sense of decadent viciousness that forms the core of the narrative." -David Ross

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Critical Writing

Eric Metcalfe: Video Artist, Performance Artist
by Roger Matuz. Canadian Contemporary Artists, 1997. Toronto: Gale Canada, 1997.
Sax Island: Eric Metcalfe/Frank Bull
by Stokely Seip. Issue, Summer 1984, v. 1, no. 8.
Video's Voices: Eric Metcalfe/Frank Bull
by Peggy Gale. The Second Link - Viewpoints on a Video in the Eighties, 1983. Banff: Walter Phillips Gallery, 1983.
Colour Video/Vulgar Potential
by Peggy Gale. Parachute, Sept. Winter 1982, no. 25.
State of the Art Scan:: The Ithaca Video Festival
by Lucinda Furlong. Afterimage, Jan. 1982, v. 9, no. 6.