Early Video Tapes: 1978-87

Chris Meigh-Andrews: Early Video Tapes: 1978-87.

This essay traces the development of my single screen video tapes, 1978-1987. The relationship between available technology and the ideas and content of the work is discussed in detail, with particular emphasis on the development of my understanding of the technological and material processes of video and their relationship to the content, form and meaning of the work. There are also references to specific artists and works that were significant and influential on the ideas, formal concerns and the content of my work.

This essay was published in Experimental Film and Video, Jackie Hatfield, ed., John Libbey Publishing. 2006. ISBN 0 861966643

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