Chris Meigh-Andrews is an artist, writer, curator and Emeritus Professor of Electronic & Digital Art, University of Central Lancashire. Working with video since 1978, his sculptural and site-specific installations feature direct relationships with the natural and constructed environment. Curatorial projects include Yes, Snow Show, (British Film Institute, 2009), Analogue: Artists’ Video from the UK, Canada and Poland: 1968-88, (London, Liverpool, Norwich, Warsaw, New York, Toronto, Ottawa, Valletta and Berlin.) and The Digital Aesthetic, in collaboration with the Harris Museum (2001, 2007 & 2012).
Meigh-Andrews has written extensively on the history and context of artists’ video. His book, A History of Video Art: the Development of Technology and Form, (Berg, 2006; Sangensha, Tokyo, 2013), provides an overview of the development of artists’ video since its inception. He is currently developing a second expanded edition, which will be published by Bloomsbury in October 2013.