This work is part of the rewind archive.
Duration: Continuous Cycle
Year: 1990Original formats:
3/4" U-Matic Lo BandMedia types:
VideoType of work:
4 channel gallery installation with 34 Screens built in 7 concentric rings with 8 at the bottom diminishing by 1 in each consequtive layer.
Funding source: Arts Council of Great Britain, Regional Film and Video Development FundSponsored by Samuelsons Communications and Jewson Ltd
First exhibited: Visions & Transmissions, Harris Museum, Preston, November-December 1990
Technical details: 4 Umatic machines synchronised by a custom built 'synch starter' (Montevideo, Amsterdam) Documentation from the Harris Gallery, Preston shot and edited by Paul Egglestone.
Leaflet detailing events from the 10 November to 1 December 1990 at The Harris Museum and Gallery, Preston. Including ‘Visions and Transmissions’ an exhibition including ‘Eau d’Artifice’, 1990.pdf here
Brochure detailing events for October-December 1990 at The Harris Museum and Gallery, Preston. ‘Visions and Transmissions, 3 New Video Installations’ an exhibition including ‘Eau D’Artifice’, 1990.pdf here
Document detailing selected artists’ work, exhibited at ‘Quick! A weekend of live art’, The South Bank Centre, London, 27 – 28 February 1993.pdf here
Document detailing selected artists’ work, exhibited at ‘Quick! A weekend of live art’, The South Bank Centre, London, 27 – 28 February 1993, including Eau d’Artifice.pdf here
Article on Vortex and other works including Eau d’Artifice, written by Sean Cubitt.pdf here
Interview of C.M.A by Cinzia Cremona.pdf here
Biography and statement of practice by C.M.A for the exhibition ‘Taped – An Exhibition of Video Art’, at Middlesbrough Art Gallery 3rd June – 8th July 1995. With mention of Eau d’Artfice.pdf here
A photograph of Eau d’Artifice (1993) at The Harris Museum, Preston, 1990. Photo by David Schofield.pdf here
A black and white publication of text and images, detailing the work of Chris Meigh-Andrews, between 1978 and 1997.pdf here