Illuminating video: an essential guide to video art

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Aperture in association with the Bay Area Video Coalition, 1990 - Photography - 566 pages
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In association with the Bay Area Video Coalition An insightful evaluation of this art form since its early beginnings, examining its theoretical, aesthetic, & social implications.

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From the first portapak productions, video art has been a purposeful outsider on the margins of official aesthetic acceptability. This collection of 41 essays by American video artists, scholars, and ... Read full review


Preface David Bolt
Foreword David A Ross

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Hall is the founder and president of Richard Saunders International, a team of professional inventors based at the Eureka Ranch in Newtown, Ohio.

Doug Hall is an artist who as been working in video and related media since 1970. His work has been shown at major museums in North America and Europe, and is included in public and private collections. He is chair of the department of performance/video at the San Francisco Art Institute, where he has been a faculty member since 1980.
Sally Jo Fifer has a Bachelor of Arts in art history from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's in communication from Stanford University. She is Executive Director of the Bay Area Video Coalition, a national arts/technology access and training center, helping artists produce programming ranging from video and installation art to performing-arts documentation.

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