A selection from a the Videotapes (1980) by Sirio Luginbuhl and Paolo Cardazzo with a description of the possibilities of the medium, some examples of the use of videotape in art, as attivists’ counter information and for educational purposes.The volume also include a chronology of video art and an essay about the classifications of the uses of video in art.The book is closed by a contribution by Luciano Giaccari