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Reconstructing Swiss Video Art from the 1970s and 1980s

Reconstructing Swiss Video Art from the 1970s and 1980s Reconstructing Swiss Video Art
CHF 60.00
Irene Schubiger
Date published
Zürich: SIK-ISEA / Zürich: jrp/ringier
ISBN 978-3-03764-054-8


Foreword by Irene Schubiger, Texts by Christoph Blase: Making the ausio-visual of the 1970s visible, Sabine Breitwieser: RE-PLAY. Early media ar tin Austria: a history, Wolfgang Ernst: Time that adheres to media material. The knowledge to be gained from techno-archaeological hardware, Christiane Fricke: «We are at the heart of it». Four museum video collcections in Germany, Johannes Gfeller: The reference hardware pool of  «AktiveArchive»  at the Bern Universitiy of the Arts. A basis for a historically well-informed re-performance of media art, Christoph Lichtin: The history of video art  in Lucerne. Exhibitions, festivals, curators, artists, Joanna Phillips: The reconstruction of video art. A fine line between authorized re-performance and historically informed intepretation, René Pulver / Sibylle Omlin: Video, I see. Now. An artistic-curatorial view of the 1970s and 1980s, Jochen Saueracker: Intuition and Circuit. Re-installing Nam June Paik's video installations, Irene Schubiger: «La vidéo, je m’en balance». The first twenty year of Swiss video art: artistic verve versus the intertia of art history, Gaby Wijers: Strategies and case studies on the preservation of media art at the Netherlands Media Art Institute, Technische Dokumentation: Johannes Gfeller / Agathe Jarczyk / Joanna Phillips, Schriftliche Künstlerbefragung: Agathe Jarczyk / Joanna Phillips, Werktexte: Irene Schubiger
[published on the occasion of the exhibition and the conference at Kunstmuseum Luzern, March–April 2008]

Einzelpublikation, 20 x 26 cm, 248 p., 255 b/w Abb., paperback, CHF 60.-, Zürich: SIK-ISEA / Zürich: jrp/ringier, 2009