New edition of “A History of Video Art” to be published this year.

The 2nd Edition of my book “A History of Video Art” will be published by Bloomsbury later this year. I have been working on a new updated and extended text and the new edition will be produced in a larger format with additional images. The book will be available in both paperback and hardback and […]

Interview with Michael Goldberg, Tokyo 2010

I have just posted the transcript of an interview I made with Michael Goldberg in Tokyo during Oct 2010, in the writings section of my web site. Considered by many to be the “Godfather of Japanese video art”, he is also the author of The Accessible Portapack Manual, and one of the co-founders of “Video […]

Digital Aesthetic 3: Oct-Dec, 2012

Digital Aesthetic 3 is the final manifestation of The Digital Aesthetic Project (2001-2012), a collaboration between The Electronic & Digital Art Unit (EDAU) at the University of Central Lancashire and the Harris Museum, Preston. This event, which includes a three month exhibition at the Harris Museum and The PR1 Gallery begins with a two-day symposium […]

Interview with Itsuo Sakane, Tokyo, Oct 2010.

I have uploaded  the transcript of my interview with Itsuo Sakane, influential Japanese writer and commentator on art and technology. See interviews section for the text of our dialogue.

Interview with Madelon Hooykaas added to writings section

I have added a new interview to an on-going series I have been making with pioneering artists who have worked with video. This interview, which was conducted with Madelon Hooykaas in March 2012, discusses the early single screen and installation work she made in collaboration with Elsa Stansfield during the 1970’s and 1980’s.

Technarte, Bilbao, April 12-13th.

I will be participating in Technarte– an international conference on Art & Technology in Bilbao on April 12th, presenting a paper on my most recently completed site-specific installation “The Monument Project (Si Monumentum Requiris Circumspice).”

Interviews with Australian Video Artists now on-line.

Transcripts of a series of interviews I made with prominent Australian video artists during Oct 2011 have now been posted on this site. See Writings/Interviews section to see full transcripts of interviews with Warren Burt, Stephen Jones, Peter Callas, Gary Willis. John Gillies and Peter Kennedy. My interview with the pioneering Japanese film-maker and video […]