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Video Loupe

Catherine Elwes  'Video Loupe'

ISBN: 0 9536541 0 9
168pp. 16 colour pages plus 40+ b&w illus.





Available to purchase by mail order in print only

£ 16.99 includes UK/Europe postage
£ 18.99  includes USA/RoW postage


This anthology presents the first major overview of Catherine Elwes own insightful commentaries on contemporary video work in the UK and abroad, alongside documentation of her own work in video and performance from the 1980s to the present day. Elwes essays discuss a wide range of issues in contemporary video practice, debates within feminism, how the personal becomes political, as well as many individual artists from Bill Viola to Mona Hatoum.

Introductory essays on Elwes video practice and her writing by: Julia Knight (Luton University, UK); Lisa Steele (Director,V tape, Canada) and Jeremy Welsh (Trondheim University, Norway).


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