Critical Writing Index

Southland video anthology on exhibit at College Five

by Paul S. Hersh

City on a Hill Press, Oct. 12, 1978, p. 19

"Yet by historical precedent, popular television has defined the formal social and aesthetic criteria on which video is judged." This quote from the articles describes the aesthetic and the narrative structures of the video artworks in question. It discusses each work by means of archetypes transmits their ideas. The article looks at these videos as means of negoiating television, and it could be the "last hope for television."

ITEM 1978.30 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The nun and the deviantNancy Angelo and Candice Compton

Atlanta Georgia-cold springs harbor long islandLisa Steele

3-D human instrument, and other works"Michael Portis

Up yer bum with a bengal LancerHarry Kipper

The woman from Malibu, and other worksColin Campbell