September 30 - November 28, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
presents Performing Generations: Classic and Contemporary
Performative Video. The exhibition explores performance-based
video from the 70s with work from the last decade, and
opens a dialogue between the two generations by examining
both conceptual and strategic differences and similarities.
comes to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria from the Art
Gallery of Mississauga. Laura McGough, independent
curator, writer, and new media artist presents our audience
with a challenging and significant exhibition of video works
by internationally-distinguished artists.
has been extended at this venue to include the work of John
Boehme, Judith Price and Yoko Takashima, artists
from the Victoria region who have developed interactive web
installations based on their engagements with performance and/or
new media technologies. These works alternately explore the
construction of identity, sexuality and the influences of media
and popular culture on self-representation.
would like to express its thanks to Compusmart, 966 Yates
Street, Victoria, BC, for providing us with a computer terminal
in the Gallery to display the web installation for the duration
of the show.
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