Topic Descriptor: video artists×
  • A experiência do vídeo no Brasil
    Machado, Arlindo
    1993
    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

  • Alquimista de imágenes
    Mege Rosso, Pedro
    1987
    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

  • Artes & tecnologias
    Machado, Arlindo; Plaza, Julio
    1985
    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

  • El misterio de la gran pirámide
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    1987
    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

  • El ojo de la papa : autobiografía y video en la obra de Juan Downey
    Mellado, Justo Pastor, 1949-
    1987
    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

  • Face Value : video contemporáneo colombiano
    Roca, José Ignacio
    2002
    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

  • La obra en video de Rodrigo Castaño : en el último salón Atenas
    Carbonell, Galaor, 1938-
    1979
    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
    1994
    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

  • Primeiros tempos da arte / tecnologia no Brasil
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    1997
    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