Topic Descriptor: video artists×
  • Douglas Davis
    This newsletter announces the opening of an exhibition of works by the North American artist Douglas Davis, who will present his silkscreen prints and videotapes at the CAYC in Buenos Aires. The newsletter includes an essay by David Ross, an academic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1476921

  • Fourth International Open Encounter on Video Buenos Aires
    This newsletter, written in English, announces the IV Encuentro Internacional de Video organized by the CAYC at its center in Buenos Aires. Argentina was the first non-European country to promote this event, which had previously been staged in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1476843

  • Tiempos paralelos (video-tape) . Janos Urban
    This newsletter includes a copy of a text in which the artist Janos Urban introduces his works on videotape, which were shown at the CAYC. Urban was one of the pioneers in the field of Conceptualism in the Swiss art scene [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1476497

  • Concepto, soporte y acción : Producción audiovisual de estructura poética en el Uruguay
    Álvarez Cozzi, Fernando, 1953-
    In this unpublished article, created as a PDF, the Uruguayan video-artist Fernando Álvarez Cozzi discusses the origins of video-art in Uruguay, the form’s current situation (in 2008), and certain theoretical aspects of the poetic dimension of an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1265950

  • La obra en video de Rodrigo Castaño : en el último salón Atenas
    Carbonell, Galaor, 1938-
    This article refers to the work of the video artist and TV/film producer, Rodrigo Castaño, shown at the IV Salón Atenas at the Museo de Arte Moderno of Bogotá, in October 1978. Castaño’s work consists of three videos: Autorretrato (1978); [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1131015

  • O vídeo em questão : a perspectiva de uma arte do vídeo como referência-chave para a representação
    Bambozzi, Lucas
    In this essay, artist and curator Lucas Bambozzi analyzes the development of video production from Brazil starting in the eighties. Bambozzi argues that although promising video artists emerged in Brazil in the late seventies, the eighties will be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111116

  • A experiência do vídeo no Brasil
    Machado, Arlindo
    This essay is a brief history of how independent video developed in Brazil. Arlindo Machado highlights the role played by the renewal of open-signal television language. He notes that video emerged in the 1980s, at a time when Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111112

  • Artes & tecnologias
    Machado, Arlindo; Plaza, Julio
    This text was written by Arlindo Machado and Julio Plaza to be published in the catalogue for Artecnologia, the exhibition that the two authors co-curated and presented on September 2-9, 1985 at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de São Paulo – [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111092

  • Primeiros tempos da arte / tecnologia no Brasil
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this text, critic Walter Zanini provides a context for the emergence of art influenced by electronic communication technologies in Brazil. He traces the origins of this sort of art to 1968, when painter and theorist Waldemar Cordeiro, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111029

  • Face Value : video contemporáneo colombiano
    Roca, José Ignacio
    In this essay, José Ignacio Roca describes the theoretical guidelines he observed while curating Face Value (2002) and discusses the videos produced by nine contemporary Colombian artists that he included in his project for the Latin American [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1099516

  • Viaje hacia la totalidad
    Aldunate del Solar, Carlos, 1940-
    In this article, Carlos Aldunate casts an eye on Juan Downey’s production, referencing some of his works. He recalls his connections with the artist and Machu Picchu, calling Downey a “true artist.” Aldunate explains that some of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 739212

  • Alquimista de imágenes
    Mege Rosso, Pedro
    In this text the anthropologist Pedro Mege challenges the label of “documentary” that is frequently applied to Juan Downey’s work. He suggests that Downey is an artist who presents his specific and subjective images while actively [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735772

  • El ojo de la papa : autobiografía y video en la obra de Juan Downey
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    In this essay Justo Pastor Mellado discusses the autobiographical nature of Juan Downey’s work, referring to the links to that genre to be found in Chile and stating that this suggests the emergence of a lesser, secondary, and recently [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735710

  • El misterio de la gran pirámide
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    Justo Pastor Mellado discusses Juan Downey’s work in the audiovisual series titled Transamérica and Ojo Pensante (Thinking Eye). He believes it is especially necessary to view the video Moving (1974) and draws attention to several shots [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 735702