Critical Writing Index


British/Canadian Video Exchange '84, 1984, pp. 1-16

London: Canada House Cultural Centre, 1984

Exhibition catalogue for the British portion of the British-Canadian Video Exchange '84 which took place in London, UK, and featured video work by Canadian artists. The catalogue features curatorial essays by British curator Jeremy Welsh and Canadian curator Jane Wright. The exhibition featured performances, installations and videos by Paulette Phillips, Peter Wronski, Lisa Steele, Vera Frenkel, Monty Cantsin, General Idea, Ed Mowbray, Paul Wong, Colin Campbell, Wade McGregor & Charlie Fox, and many others. The curators note in the curatorial essays that many of the artists' themes are political, focusing particularly on sexual and gender politics, media politics and peace movements.

ITEM RFL.056 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Paulette Phillips

Peter Wronski

Lisa Steele

In the Old Days When We Were ArtistsVera Frenkel

SynchrotapesMonty Cantsin

CornucopiaGeneral Idea

Excerpts and EuphoriaEd Mowbray

ConfusedPaul Wong

Baby EyesLiz Vander Zaag

RheaDavid Askevold

White MoneyColin Campbell

Recreation of the EmergencyCharlie Fox

Recreation of the EmergencyWade McGregor

Randy and Berenicci

The Mississippi TapesJane Wright

Manufactured RomanceAnne Ramsden

48 Hour Beauty BlitzWendy Geller

Points of ViewMichael Banger