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Resource on video art

Works[edit]

Online platforms for video art
  • UbuWeb: Film & Video, an online archive of the avant-garde. Edited by Kenneth Goldsmith.
  • Mediakunst.net, an online catalogue bringing together the media art collections of Frans Hals Museum, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Van Abbemuseum, the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) and LIMA. Launched 2018, operated by LIMA. Contact: Gaby Wijers.
  • Videokunstarkivet (The Video Art Archive, Norway) is a reference archive for video works produced in Norway or with a connection to Norway from the 1960s and up to today. The online platform records about 3,000 registered works by more than 660 artists and artist groups, of which more than half is available for online viewing (after free registration). Contact: Håvard Oppøyen.
  • D'Est: A Multi-Curatorial Online Platform for Video Art from the former “East” and “West”, Apr 2018-Dec 2020. Curated by Xandra Popescu, Kathrin Becker, Jana Seehusen, Creative Association of Curators TOK (Anna Bitkina & Maria Veits), Inga Lāce, Miona Bogović, Suza Husse, Suzana Milevska, Eva Birkenstock, Ulrike Gerhardt, Naomi Hennig, Nataša Ilić, Jelena Vesić, Katja Kobolt, and Bettina Knaup.

Archives and distributors[edit]

Links point to online catalogues.

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See also

Resources[edit]

Artists, collectives, events[edit]

Only those with pages on Monoskop wiki are listed.

Artists (cont.)[edit]

Peggy Ahwesh, Francis Alÿs, Atlas Group, Yael Bartana, Guy Ben Ner, Sadie Benning, Dara Birnbaum, Colin Campbell, Peter Campus, Aleesa Cohene, Phil Collins, Omer Fast, Fischli & Weiss, Douglas Gordon, Dan Graham, Halflifers, Mike Kelley, Michael Klier, Sharon Lockhart, Deirdre Logue, Paul McCarthy, Karen Mirza & Brad Butler, Muntadas, Annabel Nicholson, Dennis Oppenheim, Charlemagne Palestine, Lis Rhodes, Christoph Schlingensief, John Smith, Lisa Steele, Surveillance Camera Players, Sam Taylor-Wood, Ryan Trecartin, Hannah Wilke, Artur Żmijewski, Isabel Pérez del Pulgar, Nestor Rodríguez, Lisi Prada, Luis Carlos Rodríguez, Mikel Otxoteko

Artists' writings, catalogues[edit]

Magazines[edit]

Radical Software magazine, 1970-74, Log, PDFs.
  • Radical Software, 11 issues, eds. Beryl Korot, Phyllis Gershuny, and Ira Schneider, New York: Raindance, 1970-74, Log, PDFs. (English)
  • Avalanche 9: "Video Performance", ed. Liza Bear, New York: Kineticism Press, May-Jun 1974, 29 pp. [2] (English)
  • Mediamatic, quarterly, 39 numbers, eds. Willem Velthoven and Jans Possel, Groningen (1985-Jan 1987) & Amsterdam (Apr 1987-1999): Mediamatic, Dec 1985-1999. (English)

Exhibition catalogues[edit]

TV as a Creative Medium, New York, 1969, PDF.
Video Art, Philadelphia, 1975, PDF.
The Video Show, London, 1975, PDF.
Video Spaces: Eight Installations, New York, 1995, PDF.

For historical surveys and retrospectives see section below.

  • Lagerkatalog 1969, Munich: P.A.P. Progressive Art Production, 1969, [120] pp. (German),(English)
  • VideObelisco: Art Video Recording, AVR. Video libro, No. 1, ed. Francesco Carlo Crispolti, Rome: Galleria dell'Obelisco, 1971, 32 pp. Exh. held from 14 May 1971. [4] (Italian)/(English)
  • Videotapes. Askevold - Baldessari - Beuys - Brouwn - Buren - de Dominicis - Dibbets - Gilbert & George - Knoebel - Merz - Rinke - Roehr - Rückriem Serra - Ruthenbeck - Sonnier - Le Va - Weiner - Walther. La Biennale di Venezia. Italian Pavillon, Düsseldorf: Videogalerie Gerry Schum, 1972. Exh. held Jun-Oct 1972.
  • Circuito chiuso aperto, Acireale: Palazzo Comunale, 1972, [91] pp. VI Rassegna d'Arte Contemporanea "Acireale Turistico-Termale," Acireale, Palazzo Comunale, 24 Sep-15 Oct 1972. Curated by Mussa and F. C. Crispolti. (Italian)
  • Video Circuits, McLaughlin Library, University of Guelph, 1973, 21 pp. (English)
  • Videoperformance, ed. Willoughby Sharp, New York, 1974. Works by Vito Acconci, Joseph Beuys, Chris Burden, Dennis Oppenheim, Ulrike Rosenbach, Richard Serra, Willoughby Sharp, Keith Sonnier, William Wegman. Special issue of Avalanche magazine, number 9. Exh. held at 112 Greene Street, Gallery, NY. (English)
  • Video Bänder, Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1974, [40] pp. Exh. held 6 Jul-8 Aug 1974. (German)
  • Castelli-Sonnabend Videotapes and Films, New York: Castelli-Sonnabend Tapes and Films, Nov 1974, 216 pp. (English)
  • Video Art, ed. David Antin, Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1975. Antin's essay. Exh. held in Philadelphia (17 Jan-28 Feb 1975), Cincinnati, Chicago, and Hartford/CT. [5] (English)
  • Videotapes, Venice: Galleria del Cavallino, 1975, [5] pp. Exh. held from 22 Feb 1975. (Italian)
  • Third International Open Encounter on Video, Buenos Aires: Center of Art and Communication, 1975, [36] pp. Exh. held at the Galleria civica d'arte moderna, Palazzo dei diamanti, Ferrara, Italy, 25-29 May 1975; organised by the Center of Art and Communication, Buenos Aires. Excerpt. [7] (English)
  • Foto-Film-Video. Deutsch-Französisches Symposion Neuenkirchen, Galerie Falazik: Neuenkirchen, 1975, [130] pp. Exh. held 31 May-21 Jun 1975. (German)
  • Galleria del Cavallino, 1975: esposizioni, films, videotapes, 14 gennaio 1975 - 10 gennaio 1976, Venice: Galleria del Cavallino, 1975, [60] pp. [8] (Italian)
  • Video: Towards Defining an Aesthetic, ed. Tamara Krikorian, Edinburgh: Scottish Arts Council, 1976, 32 pp. Exh. held at the Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, 16-21 Mar 1976. (English)
  • Video Art: An Overview, San Francisco: SFMOMA, 1976, [6] pp. Exh. curated by Suzanne Foley; held 23 Mar-18 Apr 1976. Exh. of 33 videotapes by 29 artists; installations by Peter Campus, Paul and Marlene Kos, Nam June Paik; events and performances. [9] (English)
  • Artists' Video: An Alternative Use of the Medium, 5 vols., eds. Brian Hoey and Wendy Brown, Tyne and Wear: Biddick Farm Arts Centre, 1976-1980, 24 / 28 / 24 / 28 / ? pp. Exh. held at Washington New Town Centre (Washington, Tyne & Wear), 19-30 Oct 1976; 17-29 Oct 1977; 23 Oct-4 Nov 1978; 29 Oct-11 Nov 1979. (English)
  • Identitet. IV susret u Motovunu / Identità. IV incontro a Motovun. Projects and Video, Venice: Edizioni del Cavallino, 1977. Exh. held 1976. Excerpt. Excerpt. [10] [11] (Croatian)/(Italian)
  • Video & Film Manifestatie: kijken en doen, eds. Alexander van Grevenstein and Ton Quik, Maastricht: Bonnefantenmuseum, 1977, [77] pp. Catalogue in 6 parts; exh. held 11 Feb-20 Mar 1977. (Dutch),(English),(French)
  • Germano Celant, OffMedia: nuove tecniche artistiche: video, disco, libro, trans. J. Fano, B. Collinge and C. Lotz, Bari: Dedelo Libri, 1977, 187 pp. Incl. "Videochronology" pp 71-73. Exh. held in Bari, Mar 1977. [12] [13] (Italian)/(English)
  • documenta 6, Kassel, 1977. Video art section curated by Wulf Herzogenrath.
  • Videotapes by Women. From the Los Angeles Women’s Video Centre, Melbourne: George Paton Gallery, 1977. Exh. held 26 Oct-3 Nov 1977. (English)
  • Nuovi media: fotografia, cinema, videotape, performance, eds. Guido Sartorelli and Toni Toniato, Venice, 1978, 60 pp. Exh. held 4-20 May 1978. Excerpt. [14] (Italian)
  • Video im Abendland. Videoworkshop, Stuttgart: Künstlerhaus, 1979, 28 pp. Workshop held 23 Sep-7 Oct 1979. [15] (German)
  • Videoarte a Palazzo dei diamanti, 1973-1979, ed. Janus, Torino: Novolito, 1980, 159 pp. Exh. held at Foyer Camera di Commercio, Apr 1980. (Italian)
  • Cine graphia, la linea in movimento: la fotografia di movimento, il cinema sperimentale, l'arte video: 1° Festival videoart, Locarno / The Line in Movement / La Ligne en mouvement, Locarno: Flaviana, 1980, 117 pp. Festival held 1-10 Aug 1980. (Italian),(English),(French)
  • Art and Artists from the Video Data Bank, Chicago: Video Data Bank, 1980, [18] pp. Catalogue of programs. [16] (English)
  • Video - eine neue Kunst, ed. Robert Lemke, Marl: Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, 1981, 60 pp. Exh. held 29 Apr-17 May 1981. (German)
  • Cinema off e videoarte a New York, eds. Ester de Miro and Germano Celant, Genova: Bonini, 1981, 223 pp. (Italian)
  • Plan K: Festival international de musique électronique, video et computer art / International Festival voor Elektronische Muziek, Video en Computer Art, Brussels, 1981, 142 pp. [18] (French)/(Dutch)
  • Video Maart. Video Studio Jan van Eyck, ed. Elsa Stansfield, Maastricht: Jan van Eyck Academie, 1981, 93 pp. David Hall's essay. (Dutch),(English),(French),(German)
  • World Wide Video Festival catalogues, The Hague/Amsterdam, 1982-2003. [19]
  • Pour un art video: experience de la videothèque de Ferrare, pref. Janus, Ferrara: Galleria Civica, 1982, [18] pp. Exh. held May-Jun 1982. (Italian)/(French)
  • Videokunst: video installaties en videotapes uit Nederland, ed. Ingrid Haan, Middelburg: De Vleeshal, 1983, [8] pp. (Dutch)
  • Het Lumineuze beeld / Luminous Image, ed. Gary Schwartz, Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1984, viii+194 pp. Exh. curated by Dorine Mignot; symposium organised by Elsa Stansfield. Exh. of 22 video-installations (17 of them commissioned for the show) by European and American artists; held 14 Sep-28 Oct 1984. Poster. [20]. Video documentation (60 min). Reviews: Zippay (Art J 1985), Duguet & Andrews (Camera Obscura, 1985). (Dutch)/(English)
  • Videoase, eds. Patrick Drijver, Erik Eshuis and Peter Scholten, Enschede: Markt 17, 1984, 40 pp. Festival held 26-28 Sep 1984.
  • Image on the Run: Dutch Video Art, ed. Rob Perrée, The Hague: International Dept. of the Netherlands Office for Fine Arts, 1985, 59 pp. Exh. held at The Kitchen, New York, 1985. (English)
  • Video/Art/Video: Utställning - Installationer, Experiment, Stockholm: Konstavdelningen, Stockholms kulturförvaltning, 1985, 87 pp. Exh. held 2 Nov 1985–6 Jan 1986 at the Galleriet, Kulturhuset, Stockholm. [21] (Swedish)
  • Video Data Bank: Video Tape Review, 84, Chicago: Video Data Bank, 1985, [12] pp. Catalogue of programs. [22] (English)
  • Video Data Bank: On Art and Artists, 85, Chicago: Video Data Bank, 1985, 64 pp. Catalogue of programs. [23] (English)
  • Video Data Bank: Video Tape Review, 86, Chicago: Video Data Bank, 1986, 94 pp. Catalogue of programs. [24] (English)
  • AVÉ experimenteel: internationaal audiovisueel festival catalogues, Arnhem: Stichting AVÉ, 1986-1995. [25]
  • Vidéo, ed. René Payant, Montreal: Artexte, 1986, 263 pp. Published in conjunction with video installations held in various museums and galleries in Montréal in the fall of 1986. Incl. essay with historical survey of video in 9 countries, and texts of 18 lectures given during the Video 84 symposium. (French)/(English)
  • Het magnetische beeld, eds. Anke van der Laan and Elsa Stansfield, Maastricht: Jan van Eyck Academie, and Heerlen: Heerlen, 1988. Exh. held at Stadsgalerij Heerlen, 9 Oct-20 Nov 1988, 48 pp. [26] (Dutch)/(English)
  • Video Positive 91, ed. Nik Houghton, Liverpool: Moviola, 1991, 71 pp. Review: Partridge (Variant 1991). (English)
  • Ostranenie: 1. Internationales Videofestival am Bauhaus Dessau, 4.-7.11.1993: erschütterte Mythe, neue Realitäten: Osteuropa im Focus der Videokamera / 1. Meždunarodnyj videofestival v Bauchaus Dessau: poshatnuvshiesya myfy, novaya deystvitelnost: vostochnaya Evropa v fokuse videokamery / 1. International Video Festival at the Bauhaus Dessau: Shattered Myths, New Realities: Video Focus on Eastern Europe, eds. Inke Arns and Elisabeth Tharandt, Dessau: Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, 1993, 499 pp. Selected texts: Erjavec, Arns, Sei, Kovats, Kuhn, Milev, Sobetzko, Czegledy, Performances, more. Event. [28] [29] (German),(Russian),(English)
  • Ex oriente lux, ed. Cãlin Dan, Bucharest: Soros Center for Contemporary Arts, 1994, 111 pp. Exhibition. (Romanian)/(English)
  • Video, vidím, ich sehe: Installationen: slowakische, tschechische und schweizerische Videokunst / Video, vidím, ich sehe: inštalácie: slovenské, české a švajčiarske videoumenie, eds. Esther Maria Jungo and Katarína Rusnáková, Bern, 1994, 145 pp. (German),(Slovak),(Czech)
  • Video Positive '95: the UK's International Festival of Electronic Arts, eds. Lisa Haskel and Lowena Faull, Liverpool: Moviola, 1995, 56 pp. Exh. held at Tate Gallery Liverpool and other sites, 29 Apr-4 Jun 1995. (English)
  • OSTranenie '95: das internationale Video-Forum an der Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau / The International Video Forum at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation: Video, Installation, Performance, Workshop: 8.-12. November, eds. Mirja Rosenau, Stephen Kovats, Thomas Munz, and Tina Rehn, Dessau: Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, 1995, 403+14 pp. Event. [30] [31] (German)/(English)
  • Orbis Fictus: nová média v současném umění / New Media in Contemporary Arts, eds. Ludvík Hlaváček and Marta Smolíková, Prague: Sorosovo centrum současného umění, 1995, 228 pp. Texts by Michael Bielický, Michal Bregant, Radúz Činčera, Ludvík Hlaváček, Gerald O'Grady, Karel Pech, Jiří Valoch, Woody Vasulka and Jiří Zemánek. Exhibition held at the National Gallery / Valdštejnská jízdárna [Valdstein Riding School], Prague, 30 Nov 1995-1 Jan 1996. TOC. [32] (Czech)/(English)
  • Video Positive 97: Escaping Gravity, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, 1997, 40 pp. (English)
  • Ostranenie '97: Dessau 5.-9. Dezember 1977: das internationale Forum elektronischer Medien / the International Electronic Media Forum, eds. Mirja Rosenau and Stephen Kovats, Dessau: Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, 1997, 553 pp. Event. [33] [34] (German)/(English)
  • Ostranenie 93 95 97, ed. Stephen Kovats, Dessau: Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, 1999. CD-ROM, Mac & PC. Documents the works and impressions of over 400 artists, critics, academics and journalists from 32 countries who participated in the Ostranenie events from 1993 to 1997. Produced by the Studio Electronic Media Interpretation of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in cooperation with C3 - Soros Foundation Budapest. Event. [35] [36]
  • Balkan Video Federation, ed. Branislav Dimitrijević, Belgrade: Center for Contemporary Art - Belgrade, 2000, [55] pp. (English)
  • Point of View: A Contemporary Anthology of the Moving Image, New York: New Museum, 2003. 11 DVDs. [37] [38] (English)

Notable exhibitions without catalogues[edit]

Monographs[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • Video Art: An Anthology, eds. Ira Schneider and Beryl Korot, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976, 286 pp. Seventy video artists were each given two pages to present information about their work in any form they chose. Also contains documents such as Shigeko Kubota’s “Anthology Film Archives Video Program,” and essays by David Antin, Stephen Beck, Eric Cameron, Douglas Davis, Anne Focke, Peter Frank, Hermine Freed, Davidson Gigliotti, Frank Gillette, John Hanhardt, Wulf Herzogenrath, Bruce Kurtz, David Ross, Bill Viola, Ingrid Weigand, and Willoughby Sharp. TOC.
  • Video by Artists, ed. Peggy Gale, Toronto: Art Metropole, 1976, 223 pp. [40]
  • Video by Artists 2, ed. Elke Town, Toronto: Art Metropole, 1986, 151 pp. [41]
  • Tellus 17: "Video Arts Music", eds. Claudia Gould, Joseph Nechvatal, and Carol Parkinson, New York, 1987. Special issue of audio cassette magazine.
  • Video Re/View: The (best) Source for Critical Writings on Canadian Artist's Video, eds. Peggy Gale and Lisa Steele, Toronto: Art Metropole, and V-tape, 1996, 492 pp. [42]
  • Video Writings by Artists (1970-1990), ed. Eugeni Bonet, Milan: Mousse, 2017, 309 pp. [43]

Reception, art historical studies[edit]

For publications on individual artists and collectives see their respective pages.

Exhibition catalogues[edit]

The Second Link: Viewpoints on Video in the Eighties, Banff, New York, Amsterdam, Toronto, Long Beach, London, 1983, PDF.
Imago, fin de siècle in Dutch Contemporary Art, 1990, PDF.
Eigenwelt Der Apparate-Welt: Pioneers of Electronic Art, 1992, Log.
Mediascape, New York, 1996, IA.
  • Video '79. Video, the First Decade / Dieci anni di videotape, Rome: Kane, 1979, 252 pp. (English)/(Italian)
  • Videokunst in Deutschland 1963-1982, ed. Wulf Herzogenrath, Stuttgart: Gerd Hatje, 1982, 319 pp. Excerpt. Includes chapters on “Videotapes,” “Videoinstallation,” “Video-Objects,” and “Videoperformances” covers some one hundred artists, and includes biographies, videographies, and many black-and-white photographs. Essays by Wulf Herzogenrath, Helmut Friedel, Nam June Paik, Ulrike Rosenbach, Friederike Pezold, and Kaus von Bruch; a rare 1969 letter from Gerry Schum to Gene Youngblood; and an interview with Joseph Beuys. Exh. held at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, 6 Jun-18 Jul 1982, also shown at MoMA (1982). (German)
  • The Second Link: Viewpoints on Video in the Eighties, ed. Lorne Falk, Banff, CA: Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, 1983, 111 pp. Exh. of 30 works by artists from CA, US, UK, BE, NL, West Germany and PL; curated by Peggy Gale (A Space Toronto), Kathy Huffman (Long Beach), Barbara London (MoMA), Brian MacNevin (Banff), Dorine Mignot (Stedelijk), and Sandy Nairne (ICA London); held at Banff Centre, 8-21 Jul 1983; MoMA, New York, 18 Aug-27 Sep 1983; Stedelijk M, Amsterdam, 9 Sep-16 Oct 1983; A Space, Toronto, 1-29 Oct 1983; Long Beach M of Art, Long Beach, 20 Nov 1983-15 Jan 1984; ICA, London, 16 Dec 1983-15 Jan 1984. Review: Zippay (Art J 1985).
  • Video: A Retrospective 1974-1984, ed. Kathy Rae Huffman, Long Beach, CA: Long Beach Museum of Art, 135 pp. Two-part exh. held 9 Sep-4 Nov 1984 and 25 Nov 1984-20 Jan 1985. [45]
  • Resolutions: A Critique of Video Art, ed. Patti Podesta, Los Angeles: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), 1986, 131 pp. Survey of video works made in the US from 1980-85. [46]
  • Social Engagement: Women's Video in the 80s, ed. Lucinda Furlong, New York: Whitney Museum, 1987. Exh. held at Whitney, 3-20 Mar 1987. Exh. review: NYT, NYT. [47]
  • Revision: Art Programmes of European Television Stations, ed. Dorine Mignot, pref. Wim A.L. Beeren, Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1987, 100 pp. Curated by Dorine Mignot. (English)
  • The Arts for Television, eds. Kathy Rae Huffman and Dorine Mignot, Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art, and Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1987, 104 pp. Historical survey of arts programmes arranged in 6 thematic sections: image, theatre, literature, dance, music, television. Works from 1966-87 by 102 artists from AT, BE, FR, DE, IT, JP, NL, UK, US, YU. Curated by Dorine Mignot (Stedelijk) and Kathy Rae Huffman (Contemporary Art Television Fund Boston), with participation of Julie Lazar (MOCA LA). Exh. held at Stedelijk Amsterdam, 4 Sep-18 Oct 1987; Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, 6 Oct-15 Nov 1987; MoMA New York, 20 Apr-30 May 1989; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 10 Jun-16 Jul 1989.
  • Memoria del video, 1. La distanza della storia: vent'annni di eventi video in Italia raccolti da Luciano Giaccari, Milan: Nuova Prearo, 1987, 103 pp. Exh. held at the Padiglione d'arte contemporanea, Milan, 15 Dec 1987-31 Jan 1988. (Italian)
  • American Landscape Video: The Electronic Grove, ed. William D. Judson, Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 1988, 128 pp. Exh. curated by William D. Judson; held at Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 7 May-10 Jul 1988; and in two parts at SFMOMA, San Francisco, 10 Nov 1988-1 Jan 1989 & 17 Jan-19 Feb 1989. Brochure. [48]
  • Video-Skulptur: retrospektiv und aktuell 1963-1989, eds. Wolf Herzogenrath and Edith Decker, Cologne: DuMont, 1989, 326 pp. Exh. held at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Kunststation St. Peter, Belgisches Haus and DuMont Kunsthalle Cologne, 18 Mar-23 Apr 1989; Berlin; Kunsthaus Zürich, 13 Oct-12 Nov 1989. (German)
  • Signs of the Times: A Decade of Video, Film and Slide-Tape Installation in Britain, 1980-1990, ed. Chrissie Iles, Oxford: Museum of Modern Art Oxford, 1990, 87 pp. Exh. held 7 Oct-9 Dec 1990. Exh. review: Cubitt (Screen).
  • Passages de l'image, eds. Raymond Bellour, Catherine David and Christine van Assche, Paris: Centre Pompidou, 1990, 191 pp. Exh. curated by Bellour, David and Assche; held at Musée national d'art moderne, Galeries contemporaines, 19 Sep-18 Nov 1990; salle Garance, 12 Sep-15 Oct 1990. (French)
    • Passages de l'image, Barcelona: Centre Cultural de la Fundació Caixa de Pensions, 1991, 280 pp. Exh. held at Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona, 12 Feb-28 Mar 1991; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus/OH, 1 Jun-27 Oct 1991; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 6 Feb-12 Apr 1992. (English)/(Catalan)
  • Vidéo et après: la collection vidéo du Musée national d'art moderne, ed. Christine Van Assche, Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1992, 295 pp. [49] (French)
  • Video‐Skulptur in Deutschland seit 1963, ed. Wolf Herzogenrath, Stuttgart: ifa, 1995. (German)
  • Centro video arte, 1974-1994: videoarte, performance, partecipazioni, ed. Lorenzo Magri, Ferrara: G. Corbo, 1995, 189 pp. Excerpt. (Italian)/(English)
  • Mediascape, New York: Guggenheim Museum, and Karlsruhe: ZKM, 1996. Exh. held at Guggenheim Museum SoHo, 14 June-15 Sep 1996.
  • '2' the Second: Time Based Art from the Netherlands, Amsterdam: Netherlands Media Art Institute / MonteVideo TBA, 1997, 60 pp. With CD. [50] (English)
  • La coscienza luccicante: dalla videoarte all'arte interattiva, eds. Paola Sega Serra Zanetti and Maria Grazia Tolomeo, Rome: Gangemi, 1998, 272 pp. Exh. held at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 16 Sep-10 Oct 1998. (Italian)/(English)
  • L'art vidéo 1980-1999: vingt ans du VideoArt Festival, Locarno: recherches, théories, perspectives, ed. Vittorio Fagone, Milan: Mazzotta, 1999, 430 pp. (French)
  • Seeing Time: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection of Media Art, ed. Karen Jacobson, forew. David A. Ross, San Francisco: SFMOMA, 1999, 179 pp. Exh. held 15 Oct 1999-9 Jan 2000. Exhibition. Publisher. [51] [52]
  • Elettroshock: 30 anni di video in Italia 1971-2001, eds. Bruno Di Marino and Lara Nicoli, Rome: Castelvecchi, 2001, 158 pp. Exh. held 21-27 May 2001. (Italian)
  • Videodokument. Video art in Slovenia 1969-1998, ed. Barbara Borčić, Ljubljana: SCCA Ljubljana, 2001. With CD. [53]
  • Video Acts: Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust, eds. Klaus Biesenbach with Barbara London and Christopher Eamon, New York: PS1 Contemporary Art Center, 2002, 311 pp. Exh. held 10 Nov 2002-Apr 2003. [54]
  • 30 jaar Nederlandse videokunst / Thirty Years of Dutch Video Art, Amsterdam: Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, MonteVideo/Time Based Arts, 2003. Exh. held 11 Jan-8 Mar 2003. (Dutch),(English)
  • Arte del video: il viaggio dell'uomo immobile: videoinstallazioni, videoproiezioni, eds. Vittorio Fagone, Sandra Solimano and Lorenzo Bianda, Lucca: Fondazione Ragghianti Studi sull'Arte, 2004. Exh. held at Fondazione Ragghianti, Lucca, 21 Mar-23 May 2004. (Italian)/(English)
  • Ready to Shoot: Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum—Videogalerie Schum, ed. Snoeck Ghent, Heule/Belgium: Snoeck, 2004. Exh. held at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, 27 Mar-6 Jun 2004, curated by Ulrike Groos, Barbara Hess, and Ursula Wevers, with a chronology of the development of the Television Gallery, which the German artist Gerry Schum launched in 1968 to transform television into an artistic medium by screening avant-garde art to a mass audience.
  • Video Art: the Castello di Rivoli Collection, eds. Ida Giannelli and Marcella Beccaria, Milan: Skira, 2005, xv+286 pp. Exh. held 2002. [55]
  • Collection New Media Installations, 1965-2005: la collection du Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, ed. Christine Van Assche, Paris: Centre Pompidou, Dec 2006, 288 pp. Curated by Christine van Assche. Exh. held at Barcelona Caixa Forum; 28 Sep 2005-8 Jan 2006; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 28 Apr-23 Jul 2006; Miami Art Central, 19 Sep-10 Dec 2006; Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), Sydney, 13 Dec 2006-25 Feb 2007; Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne, 15 Mar-27 May 2007; Museo de Chada, Lisbon, 18 Oct 2007-6 Jan 2008, [56]; The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Cyprus, Mar-May 2008; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Jun-Sep 2008; Musée Fabre, Montpellier, 25 Oct 2008-18 Jan 2009 [57]. [58]
  • 40jahrevideokunst.de – Teil 1. Digitales Erbe: Videokunst in Deutschland von 1963 bis heute, eds. Rudolf Frieling and Wulf Herzogenrath, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2006, 399 pp. With DVD. Publisher. [59] [60] [61] (German)
  • Videokunst der 60er Jahre in Deutschland, ed. Wulf Herzogenrath, Bremen: Kunsthalle Bremen, 2006, 80 pp. (German)
  • India: Public Places, Private Spaces: Contemporary Photography and Video Art, eds. Sinha Gayatri and Paul Sternberger, Gaithersburg, MD: Marg Foundation, 2007. Contains essays surveying contemporary Indian photographers and video artists. Works by 28 artists exploring the landscape of Indian identity, experience, history, and politics. (English)
  • Sounding the Subject. Video Trajectories. Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection and the New Art Trust, MIT List Visual Arts Center, 2007. Introduction, Mechtild Widrich's essay. (English)
  • Buffalo Heads: Media Study, Media Practice, Media Pioneers, 1973-1990, eds. Woody Vasulka and Peter Weibel, Karlsruhe: ZKM, and MIT Press, 2008, 837 pp. Exh. held at ZKM, 16 Dec 2006-25 Mar 2007. Exhibition. Exhibition. Chronology. TOC. Publisher. Publisher. Reviews: Zics (Leonardo), Yu (Afterimage), Browne (J Am Cult). Exh. review: Minkowsky (Film Quarterly). (English)
  • California Video: Artists and Histories, ed. Glenn Phillips, Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2008, 312 pp. Exh. held at J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 15 Mar-8 Jun 2008. Comprehensive exhibition catalogue with an introduction by the editor, followed by some 230 pages devoted to artists’ historic videos with short introductions by leading figures in the field of video. Scholarly essays by Meg Cranston, Robert R. Riley, Kathy Rae Huffman, Bruce Yonemoto, Steve Seid, and Rita Gonzalez. Hundreds of illustrations. Publisher. [62] [63]. (English)
  • Insert: retrospektiva hrvatske video umjetnosti / Retrospective of Croatian Video Art, ed. Tihomir Milovac, Zagreb: MSU, 2008, 360 pp. Exh. held at MSU Zagreb, Sep-Oct 2005, and MMSU Rijeka, Mar-Apr 2006. Texts by Tihomir Milovac, Silva Kalčić, Antonija Majača, Branko Franceschi. Exhibition. [64] (Croatian)/(English)
  • Record again! 40JahreVideokunst.de Teil 2, eds. Christoph Blase and Peter Weibel, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2010, 535 pp. With DVD. Publisher. [65] [66] (German)/(English)
  • Changing Channels. Kunst und Fernsehen 1963-1987, ed. Matthias Michalka, Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, and Vienna: mumok, 2010, 293 pp. Exh. curated by Matthias Michalka with Manuela Ammer; held at mumok, Vienna, 5 Mar-6 Jun 2010. [67] (German)
    • Changing Channels: Art and Television 1963-1987, ed. Matthias Michalka, Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, and Vienna: mumok, 2010, 293 pp. [68]
  • VideoStudio: Playback, ed. Thomas J. Lax, New York: Studio Museum in Harlem, 2011, 17 pp. Exh. held on 31 Mar-26 Jun 2011. First exhibition in a series of programs dedicated to work made in the late 20th century that reflect the influence of dance and avant-garde theater as well as contemporaneous social concerns on early uses of video by artists. Emphasizing improvisation, collaboration and innovative uses of technology, the artists in the exhibition include Houston Conwill, Maren Hassinger, Fred Holland, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Ulysses Jenkins, Senga Nengudi and Howardena Pindell. (English)
  • Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983: une sélection de vidéos fondatrices des collections nouveaux médias du Musée National d'Art Moderne Centre Pompidou, ed. Christine Van Assche, Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2012, 64 pp. Retrospective presenting the first two decades of video art production held in the collection of Centre Pompidou. Curated by Christine van Assche with Florence Parot. Press release. Publisher. Exh. held at Centre Pompidou, 8 Feb-7 May 2012; ZKM Media Museum Karlsruhe, 22 Sep 2012-10 Feb 2013; Beirut Art Center; MMCA Seoul. [69] (French)
  • Corpo elettronico: videoarte italiana tra materia, segno e sogno, eds. Andrea La Porta and Gianluca Marziani, Milan: Prearo, 2012, 173 pp. Exh. held 11 Feb-25 Apr 2012. (Italian)
  • Videoarte a Palazzo dei Diamanti 1973-1979: reenactment, Ferrara: Fondazione Ferrara arte, 2015, 119 pp. (Italian)
  • Mémoires vives: From Nam June Paik to Sliders_Lab, ed. Jean-Marie Dallet, Tielt: Lannoo, 2019, 256 pp. Excerpt. [70] (English),(Dutch),(French)

Monographs[edit]

Gene Youngblood, Expanded Cinema, 1970, Log, PDF.
  • Gene Youngblood, Expanded Cinema, intro. R. Buckminster Fuller, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1970, 432+[6] pp; London: Studio Vista, 1970, 432+[6] pp; repr., 50th anniv.ed., New York: Fordham University Press, 2020, xxxii+449+[12] pp.
    • Cine expandido, intro. Emilio Benini, Buenos Aires: Editorial De La Universidad Nacional De Tres De Febrero (EDUNTREF), 2012, 447 pp. [71] (Spanish)
    • Expanded cinema, eds. Pier Luigi Capucci and Simonetta Fadda, Bologna: CLUEB, 2013, xvi+388 pp. (Italian)
  • Michael Shamberg, Raindance Corporation, Guerrilla Television, New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt Rinehart and Winstin, 1971. [72]
  • Paul Ryan, Birth And Death And Cybernation: Cybernetics of the Sacred, New York: Gordon & Breach, 1973.
  • Peggy Gale (ed.), Video by Artists, intro. Tom Sherman, Toronto: Art Metropole, 1976, 223 pp. [73] [74]
  • Daniela Palazzoli, Fotografia, cinema, videotape: l'uso artistico dei nuovi media, Milan: Fabbri, 1977, 126 pp. (Italian)
  • Jonathan Price, Video Visions: A Medium Discovers Itself, New York: New American Library, 1977. Based on interviews with people involved in early video: broadcasters at WGBH and other PBS stations, numerous artists, a.o. Review: Kaiser (Leonardo).
  • Gregory Battcock (ed.), New Artists' Video: A Critical Anthology, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1978, xxii+198 pp. [75]. Some of the articles are reprints, but eleven of them were previously unpublished. Writers included Douglas Davis, Richard Kostelanetz, Richard Lorber, David Ross, Nam June Paik and Charlotte Moorman, Robert Stefanotty, Les Levine, Rosalind Kraus, Stuart Marshall, Ingrid Wiegand, a.o.
  • Sirio Luginbühl, Paolo Cardazzo, Videotapes: arte tecnica storia, Padua: Mastrogiacomo, 1980. Excerpt. [76] (Italian)
  • Bettina Gruber, Maria Vedder (eds.), Kunst und Video: Internationale Entwicklung und Künstler, Cologne: DuMont, 1983, 264 pp. Incl. 7 essays on communications theory and video history, color plates (8 pp), statements, photographs, biographies, videographies, and bibliographies for 61 artists. Review: Zippay (Art J 1985). (German)
  • Heidi Grundmann (ed.), Art Telecommunication, Vancouver: Western Front Publication, and Vienna: Blix, 1984, 140 pp. [77]. Review: Malloy. (English)
  • Ida Boelema (ed.), Inventarisatie van videokunst, films van kunstenaars, avantgarde en experimentele films, die in Nederland beschikbaar zijn, 2 vols., Weesp: Openbaar Kunstbezit, 1984-1985, 209 & ix+251 pp. (Dutch)
  • Mihailo Ristić (ed.), Videosfera: video/društvo/umetnost [Videosphere: Video/Society/Art], Belgrade: Studentski izdavački centar, 1986. Anthology of theoretical texts about video, including contributions from video-makers. Review: Radić. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • John Hanhardt (ed.), Video Culture: A Critical Investigation, Layton, UT: Peregrine Smith Books, and Rochester, NY: Visual Studies Workshop Press, 1986, 296 pp. Introduction by Hanhardt, with chapters on “Theory and Practice,” “Video and Television,” and “Film and Video.” Essays by Walter Benjamin, Bertolt Brecht, Louis Althusser, Hans Mgnus Enzensberger, Jean Baudrillard, David Antin, David Ross, Stanley Cavell, Nam June Paik, Gene Youngblood, Jack Burnham, John Ellis, and Douglas Davis, as well as Rosalind Krauss’s essay "Video: The Aesthetics of Narcissism".
  • Deidre Boyle, Video Classics: A Guide to Video Art and Documentary Tapes, Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1986, xxii+160 pp.
  • Elke Town (ed.), Video by Artists, 2, Toronto: Art Metropole, 1986, 151 pp. A companion to the 1976 book publication. [78]
  • Wolfgang Preikschat, Video. Die Poesie der Neuen Medien, Weinheim: Beltz, 1987, 188 pp. Review: Hoffman (MW). (German)
  • Roy Armes, On Video, London: Routledge, 1988, 230 pp.
    • Lu ying xue [錄影學], Tai bei shi: Yuan liu, 1995, 284 pp. (Chinese)
  • Rob Perrée, Into Video Art: The Characteristics of a Medium / Into Video Art: De Karakteristieken von een Medium, trans. A.H.W. Karelse, Rotterdam: Con Rumore, and Amsterdam: Idea Books, 1988, 75 pp. Argues for video art as a fine art, describes the medium's specific conditions illustrated by examples from Dutch video art. [79]. Review: Groot (Mediamatic). (English)/(Dutch)
  • Vittorio Fagone, L'immagine video: arti visuali e nuovi media elettronici, Milan: Feltrinelli, 1990, 239+xxxii pp; 2nd ed., Milan: Feltrinelli, 2007, 239+[32] pp. (Italian)
  • Lori Zippay (ed.), Artists' Video: An International Guide, New York: Cross River Press, 1991, 272 pp. Introductory essay by the editor on major topics and technical developments in video, from the 1960s to the 1990s, including 120 artists and 1,500 illustrations, with chapters organized alphabetically by artist, each with an annotated biography, videography, and bibliography.
  • Doug Hall, Sally Jo Fifer (eds.), Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art, pref. David Bolt, forew. David Ross, intro. Doug Hall and Sally Jo Fifer, New York: Aperture, with Bay Area Video Coalition, 1990, 566 pp, OL. Rosler's essay, Morse's essay, Sturken's essay, Huffman's essay. Essays by Kathy Rae Huffman, Marita Sturken, Christine Tamblyn, Martha Rosler, Chip Lord, Judith Barry, Juan Downey, Mary Lucier, Woody Vasulka, Bill Viola, and Kathy O’Dell, a.o. Bibliography and videography. Review: Mellby (Art Doc).
  • Rossen Milev, Video in Osteuropa, Sofia: Balkanmedia, 1993, 164 pp. Excerpt. Based on author's dissertation written under Siegfried Zielinski. Review: Lovink (Mediamatic). [80] (German)
  • Marieke van Dormolen, Videokunst in Nederland: wel geëmancipeerd niet geïntegreerd: Madelon Hooykaas & Elsa Stansfield, Lydia Schouten, Roos Theuws, Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam, 1994. PhD dissertation. (Dutch)
  • Rewind: Surveying the First Decade: Video Art and Alternative Media in the U.S., 1968-1980, ed. Gary Hill, Chicago: Video Data Bank, 1995, Excerpt; new ed., eds. Abina Manning and Brigid Reagan, Chicago: Video Data Bank, 2008, 150 pp. Brochure, SFMOMA, 1997. [81]
  • Michael Renov, Erika Suderburg (eds.), Resolutions: Contemporary Video Practices, University of Minnesota Press, 1995, 448 pp. [82]
  • Silvia Bordini, Videoarte & arte: tracce per una storia, postf. Anna Ludovico, Rome: Lithos, 1995, 139 pp. (Italian)
  • Julia Knight (ed.), Diverse Practices: a Critical Reader on British Video Art, Luton: University of Luton Press, 1996, 384 pp. Bauer's essay. Review: Eleftheriotis (Screen). [83] (English)
  • Sandra Lischi, Cine ma video, Pisa: ETS, 1996, 147 pp. (Italian)
  • Christine Ross, Images de surface: l'art vidéo reconsidéré, Montréal: Artexte, 1996, 142 pp. Based on dissertation from Université Paris I. (French)
  • The Kitchen Video Collection: Two Decades of the Video Vanguard, ed. David Azarch, New York: Kitchen Center for Video, Music, Dance, Performance, Film, and Literature, 1996. Founded as a collective for experimental artists and composers, The Kitchen began as an alternative space and became a renowned institution for cross-disciplinary art and performance. Volume consists of archival documents, brief descriptions of art works, and black-and-white photographs of video art and video performances, many of which have become classic works in the history of art.
  • Simonetta Fadda, Definizione zero: origini della videoarte fra politica e comunicazione [Zero Definition: The Beginnings of Videoart, between Politics and Communication], Genova: Costa & Nolan, 1999, 184 pp; new ed., exp., pref. Bruno Di Marino, Milan: Meltemi, 2017, 266 pp. Preface to 2nd ed. (Italian)
  • Dejan Sretenović (ed.), Video umetnost u Srbiji / Video Art in Serbia, Belgrade: Centre for Contemporary Art, 1999, 152 pp. (Serbian)/(English)
  • Catherine Elwes, Video Loupe: A Collection of Essays by and about the Videomaker and Critic Catherine Elwes, London: KT Press, 2000, 188 pp. [84] (English)
  • François Parfait, Video, un art contemporain, Paris: Regard, 2001. Twelve illustrated chapters focus on the relation between electronic images and the development of contemporary art; the affiliations between banal video productions and the hybrid history of technology; and interconnections among sculpture, photography, cinema, and television in relation to popular culture and live, performed art in the second half of the 20th century. (French)
  • Nina Danino, Michael Maziere (eds), The Undercut Reader: Critical Writings on Artists' Film and Video, London: Wallflower Press, 2002, 292 pp. Review: Rees (Screen).
  • Angela Madesani, Le icone fluttuanti: storia del cinema d'artista e della videoarte in Italia, Milan: Mondadori, 2002, x+245 pp. (Italian)
  • Maria Rosa Sossai, Artevideo: storie e culture del video d'artista in Italia, Milan: Silvana, 2002, 159 pp. (Italian)
  • The Undercut Reader: Critical Writings on Artists' Film and Video, eds. Nina Danino and Michael Mazière, London: Wallflower Press, 2003. [85]
  • Valentina Valentini, Le storie del video, Rome: Bulzoni, 2003, 338 pp. (Italian)
  • Alessandro Amaducci, Banda anomala: un profilo della videoarte monocanale in Italia, Torino: Lindau, 2003, 156 pp. (Italian)
  • Jeroen Boomgaard, Bart Rutten (eds.), De magnetische tijd. Videokunst in Nederland 1970-1985, Rotterdam: Nai Publishers, and Amsterdam: Netherlands Media Art Institute, 2003. (Dutch)
  • Yvonne Spielmann, Video: das reflexive Medium, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2005. This scholarly study of the history and practices of video contains a section devoted to the experimental phase of video, guerilla television, artistic video, and video culture. Another section explores the aesthetics of video by many artists working in video performance, from Vito Acconci, Dennis Oppenheim, and Ulrike Rosenbach to Valie Export, Lynn Hersham, and Raphael Montañez Ortiz. (German)
  • Max Liljefors, Videokonsten: en introduktion, Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2005, 149 pp. (Swedish)
  • Sandra Lischi, Il linguaggio del video, Rome: Carocci, 2005, 110 pp; repr., 2017. (Italian)
  • Sebastián López, A Short History of Dutch Video Art / Una Breve Historia del Video Arte en Holanda, Amsterdam: Gate Foundation, and Rotterdam: Episode, 2005. [90] (English)/(Spanish)
  • Daniel Birnbaum, Chronology, New York : Lukas & Sternberg, 2005, 116 pp; 2nd ed., 2007. Excerpt. (English)
    • Cronologia: tempo e identità nei film e video degli artisti contemporanei, Milan: Postmedia, 2007, 132 pp. Publisher. (Italian)
    • Khronologii︠a︡ [Хронология], trans. A. Skidan, Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2007. (Russian)
  • Sylvia Martin, Video Art, Taschen, 2006, 95 pp. Excerpt.
  • Chris Meigh-Andrews, A History of Video Art, Berg, 2006; 2nd ed., Bloomsbury, 2014, 387 pp. (English)
    • Bideo āto no rekishi: sono keishiki to kinō no hensen [ヴィデオ・アートの歴史 : その形式と機能の変遷], trans. Ina Shinsuke, Tokyo: Sangensha, 2013, 401 pp. (Japanese)
  • Marlene Angermeyer-Deubner, Peter Weibel (eds.), Syntax des Sehens. Die Videosammlung des ZKM, Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2006, 206 pp. [91] (German)
  • Joachim Jäger, Gabriele Knapstein, Anette Hüsch (eds.), Beyond Cinema: The Art of Projection: Films, Videos and Installations from 1963 to 2005, Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2006, 152 pp. [92] (English)
  • Nancy Cain, Video Days and What We Saw Through the Viewfinder, Palm Springs: Event Horizon Press, 2011. (English)
  • Tamara Trodd (ed.), Screen/Space: the Projected Image in Contemporary Art, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011, 214 pp. Review: Butler (Screen).
  • Sean Cubitt, Stephen Partridge (eds.), Rewind: British Artists' Video of the 1970s and 1980s, John Libbey, 2012, 234 pp. A history and analysis of the first years of video art in England and Scotland based on extensive archiving and oral history. Review: Piccini (Screen). [98]
  • Erika Suderburg, Ming-Yuen S. Ma (eds.), Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video, University of Minnesota Press, 2012, 408 pp. [99]
  • Renato Rezende, Katia Maciel, Poesia e videoarte, Rio de Janeiro: CIrcuito: funarte, 2013, 159 pp. [100] (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Melissa Rérat, L'art vidéo au féminin: Emmanuelle Antille, Elodie Pong, Pipilotti Rist, Lausanne: PPUR, 2014. (French)
  • Katarzyna Kosmala (ed.), Sexing the Border: Gender, Art and New Media in Central and Eastern Europe, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014, 275 pp. Excerpt. Publisher. (English)
  • Omar Kholeif (ed.), Moving Image, London: Whitechapel Gallery, 2015, 239 pp.
  • Anke Hervol, Wulf Herzogenrath, Johannes Odenthal (eds.), Schwindel der Wirklichkeit. Closed-Circuit-Videoinstallationen und Partizipation. Ein Reader / The Vertigo of Reality: Closed-Circuits and Participation: A Reader, Berlin: Akademie der Künste, and Walther König, 2015, 336 pp. TOC. (German)/(English)
  • Sander Kletter, Turbulentie rond videokunst. Kunstkritische reflecties op een nieuw medium, 1970-2010, Rotterdam: nai010, 2016. Publisher. (Dutch)
  • Ilaria Bombelli (ed.), I Have a Friend Who Knows Someone Who Bought a Video, Once: On Collecting Video Art. A project by LOOP Barcelona, Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2016, 160 pp. London's essay. Publisher. [101]
  • François Bovier (ed.), Early Video and Experimental Film Networks: French-Speaking Switzerland in 1974: A Case for "Minor History", Lausanne: ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, 2017, 252 pp. [103] [104] [105] (English)
  • Erika Balsom, Lucy Reynolds, Sarah Perks (eds.), Artists’ Moving Image in Britain Since 1989, Yale University Press, 2019, 544 pp. Publisher. [110]
  • Milo Adami, La forma video. Tra cinema e arti visive dopo il digitale, Milan: Postmedia, 2020, 240 pp. Excerpt. Publisher. (Italian)
  • Renate Buschmann, Jessica Nitsche (eds.), Video Visionen. Die Medienkunstagentur 235 Media als Alternative im Kunstmarkt, Bielefeld: Transcript, 2020, 366 pp. TOC, Introduction. Publisher. [111] (German)
  • Erika Balsom, Hila Peleg (eds.), Feminist Worldmaking and the Moving Image, MIT Press, 2022, 320 pp. Publisher. Exhibition.

Journal issues[edit]

  • Performance 3: "Television", Jul-Aug 1972.
  • Art Journal 54(4): "Video Art", eds. John G. Hanhardt and Maria Christina Villaseñor, Winter 1995. [112]
  • PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 71: "Studio as Study: A Selection of Drawings by American Video Artists", ed. Melinda M. Barlow, May 2002. [113]
  • Brumaria 4: "Vídeo: Primera Etapa", Madrid, Summer 2004; new ed., rev. & exp., Winter 2006. TOC. [114] [115] (Spanish)
  • Art Journal 65(3): "Forty Years of Video Art", ed. Yvonne Spielmann, Fall 2006. [116]
  • Ricerche di Storia dell'arte 88: "Videoarte in Italia", Carocci, 2006, 112 pp. [117] (Italian)

Proceedings from conferences and symposia[edit]

  • The New Television: A Public/Private Art: Essays, Statements, and Videotapes: Based on "Open Circuits: An International Conference on the Future of Television" Organized by Fred Barzyk, Douglas Davis, Gerald O'Grady, and Willard Van Dyke for the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, eds. Douglas Davis and Allison Simmons, MIT Press, 1977, 289 pp. Excerpts. Based on conference held 23-25 Jan 1974, gathering some 40 video artists, filmmakers, curators, arts administrators, and critics among others to discuss the problems and prospects of artists' television and video. Conf. schedule. Review: Knight (Leonardo). [118] [119]

Book chapters, papers, articles[edit]

  • Douglas Davis, "The New Audience: Television and Videotape", in Davis, Art and the Future, New York and Washington: Praeger, 1973, pp 84-91.
  • Martha Rosler, "Video: Shedding the Utopian Moment", in Vidéo, ed. René Payant, Montréal: Artexte, 1986; repr. in Block 11, London, 1985-86; repr. in Illuminating Video: An Essential Guide to Video Art, eds. Doug Hall and Sally Jo Fifer, New York: Aperture Press, 1991, pp 30-50. Originally delivered as a talk, "Shedding the Utopian Moment: The Museumization of Video", at the conference Vidéo '84 at the Université de Québec à Montréal.
  • Marga van Mechelen, "Video in De Appel", ch 6 in De Appel: performances, installaties, video, projecten 1975-83, Amsterdam: De Appel Foundation, 2006. [121] (Dutch)
    • "Video in De Appel", ch 6 in De Appel: Performances, Installations, Video, Projects, 1975-83, trans. Michael Gibbs, Amsterdam: De Appel Foundation, 2006, pp 275-301. [122] (English)

Miscellaneous[edit]

Bibliography and chronology[edit]

Barbara London, "Video: A Selected Chronology, 1963-1983", 1985, PDF, in Art Journal 45(3): "Video: The Reflexive Medium", 1985, Log, PDF.

Dissertations[edit]

More[edit]

See also[edit]

Links[edit]

  • Émergence de l’art vidéo en Europe: historiographie, théorie, sources et archives, seminar series organised by INHA and BnF, Paris: 2016, 2017, 2018.


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