Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Preikschat, Wolfgang 1 Jan 1988
Maria Vedder in Museum Ludwig Klaus vom Bruch in…
The critic who is used to looking thoughtfully out of the window during train journeys, will currently meet an astonishing number of works of the familiar rectangular format. Travelling from city to...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Simon Biggs 1 Jan 1988
World Wide Video Festival / 3. Videonale
Recent developments in video had been marked by the fragmentation of the medium - into well defined styles and genres - the volume of production and their generally technically advanced quality. The...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 1 Jan 1988
Arsenals - Forum des Filmes
It takes two days to travel by train from Cologne to Riga. Alternating flat land and woods determine the view - lots of time to reflect - where am I actually goin g to? The Baltic states with their...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Torben Soborg 1 Jan 1988
Week of Danish Culture
The phone rings. Could you go to Riga to show some Danish video art? ... the Latvians have especially requested Danish video art as a part of The Danish Cultural Week in Riga . What can you say but...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Jean Baudrillard 1 Jan 1988
L'Extase de la Communication
Video is out. After a brief but intense period of development it has been superseded by the computer. Yet even this splendid machine at present needs a screen to display its inner ruminations. But...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Glenn O'brien 1 Jan 1988
Dommelsch Is Really Gonna Make It
When I think about the possibility today of what used to be called an art movement, I think about what ROB SCHOLTE calls Business Art.
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 John Archibald Pump II 1 Jan 1988
America! Immeasurability, senseless repetition, metaphysical monumentalism. radical indifference, pure outward appearance, indomitable vitality, a savage but splendid ritual, the vain and absolute...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Ken Feingold 1 Jan 1988
Notes on the Distribution of Video Art
Double Cassette Mechanism! High Speed Dubbing!
During this year's World Wide Video Festival a conference was held to discuss the distribution of video art. Speakers were: KATHY RAE HUFFMAN (CAT FUND Boston), ROBIN O'HARA (THE KITCHEN New York...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Anna Abrahams, Jan Frederik Groot 1 Jan 1988
De Camera als Dictafoon
GEORGE KUCHAR was born on 8mm, his aunt had lent him her camera for the occasion. His film career only really started, however, some time later, when he was twelve years old. In 1955 he made a film...
Mediamatic Magazine 3#2 Marie-Adèle Rajandream 1 Jan 1988
Work to Watch
Giny Vos (Rotterdam 1959) graduated this summer from the RIETVELD ACADEMIE in Amsterdam. She has become known for a number of large-scale conceptual works.