This work is part of the rewind archive.
Year: 1984Original formats:
3/4" U-Matic Lo BandType of work:
Single Screen plus booklet
Funding source: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
First exhibited: Ikon Gallery
Programme for “Video Times”, 1984.pdf here.
Series of stills from “Video Times”, 1984 pdf here.
Poster for the exhibition “Video Times”, 1984.pdf here.
ACGB programme for Video Artists on Tour; 1985 pdf here.
Letter from Tate Gallery about proposal for Video Times 1983 pdf here.
“In the 1980’s he introduced a TV set as a stand-up comic in performances at the ICA, and for the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham created Video Times (1984) in which the single image of the artist watching TV was deconstructed in a printed magazine, itself an elaborate pastiche of a popular TV guide.”
David Curtis, A History of Artists’ Film and Video in Britain. British Film Institute, 2007.