John Watt

1973, 15:00 minutes, B&W, Silent


This tape is a close-up of the artist's eyes staring directly at the
camera until tears form from the strain. The tears drop onto the lens, diffusing the image.

Included in the Art Gallery of Ontario's 'Videoscape" exhibition 1974, the first major survey of video art in Canada, was purchased for their collection.

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