I like the idea of video letters… VIDEO ART IN THE INTERNET ERA Video was a radical medium in the hands of the activists, performance artists and pirate TV makers of the ‘60s. It helped rewrite relationships between artists, audiences and mass media, effectively changing the world. So how are video artists orienting themselves against Read more about VIDEO ART IN THE INTERNET ERA[…]

environmental portraiture – film/video

I had chat with AD about environmental portraiture as a concept of practice within cinema theory. He put me onto some great references: John Smith (Regeneration?) Article – On the Street where You Live: The Films of John Smith by Adrian Danks Film/Video John Smith, Lost Sound Stan Brakhage, The Child’s Garden and the Read more about environmental portraiture – film/video[…]

Video Art on the web

There has been some discussion in the Guardian online on publishing video art on the Internet, in the article ‘Moving images stay in the dark – Why are video artists so reluctant to show their work on the internet?’ It is interesting to see that reputable institution like the Museum of Modern Art in New Read more about Video Art on the web[…]

Independent video history

Also on the videoblogging mail list an some links to websites that archive earlier movements independent video production right back to the first portapaks. The Radical Software movement: “Our purpose is to make all the historic issues of Radical Software freely available to everyone. This site is designed for easy browsing and downloading, and hosts Read more about Independent video history[…]