This work is part of the rewind archive.
Duration: 11mins 30secs
Year: 1977Original formats:
1/2 inch EIAJ reel-to-reel, high densityMedia types:
VideoType of work:
Single screen B&W video (composite of 4 screens)
Funding source: Self / state
First exhibited: 1978 2B Butler's Wharf
Technical details: Recorded in the video studio at the RCA, Instruction Limitation was made as an analysis of the material properties of a video recording deck and monitor. Using a series of recorded spoken instructions, the results of carrying out those instructions are applied to the original recorded tape and displayed within the same video monitor and sound set up as the original.
Further Known Screenings:
1978 London Video Arts
1978 Royal College of Art
1978 Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry
1981 Chelsea School of Art