This work is part of the rewind archive.
Year: 1975Media types:
VideoType of work:
TV receivers - showing off-air broadcasts
Funding source: Arts Council of England/Great Britain
First exhibited: First shown as 60 TV Sets at the exhibition A Survey of the Avant-Garde in Britain, Gallery House, London 1972, and as 101 TV Sets at The Video Show, Serpentine Gallery, London 1975
Technical details: Used 101 Television Receivers / Colour and sound
This is the second version of the work 60 TV Sets which was part of the exhibition A Survey of the Avant-Garde in Britain, Gallery House, London 1972. It was exhibited as 101 TV Sets at The Video Show, Serpentine Gallery, London 1975
‘Although no video is directly involved (the TV sets are tuned or mis-tuned to broadcast signals, and all parameters of picture quality variously utilised) this is an important precursor of British multi-channel video installation work…’ Chronology, Diverse Practices: A Critical Reader on British Video Art 1996.