Critical Writing Index

Perspectives Of the Body In Canadian Video Art

by Dot Tuer

C Magazine, Winter 1993, no. 36, pp. 28-37

This article examines how the body, destabilized through mediation, shaped by mass production and technological innovation, has long been a central theme of modernism and its crisis of representation, especially in Canadian video art.

ITEM 1993.008 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

String Games: Improvisations for Inter-City VideoVera Frenkel

JanusColin Campbell

Birthday Suit with Scars And DefectsLisa Steele

Delicate IssueKate Craig

Talking TongueLisa Steele

Changing PartsMona Hatoum

Francesca WoodmanKate Thomas