Critical Writing Index

Prime Time Video: Breaking Ground

by Renya Onasick and Peter Lynch

Prime Time Video, 1984, pp. 6 - 9

Saskatoon: Mendel Art Gallery, 1984

In her article Breaking Ground, Renya Onasik describes the potential for the use of video as an artistic medium. She reviews Prime Time Video an video art exhibition at the Mendel Art Gallery that fettering eight artists Elizabeth Chitty, General Idea, Stuart Sherman, Peter Lynch, Renya, Renya Onsick, Noel Harding, and Kit Fitzgerald. Onasick writes that these artists demonstrate that video can be used as a artistic medium. This show was important for Saskatoon because at the time, it yet to generate many art videos.

ITEM 1984.130 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Nam June Piak

TV LoveElizabeth Chitty

LocoGeneral Idea

Five FlowersStuart Sherman

Peter Lynch

Renya Onsick

Houses Belong to Those Who Live in ThemNoel Harding

And Now ThisKit Fitzgerald