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Episode notes

On the closing weekend of Image Processors, Adam Art Gallery director Christina Barton invited a panel of artists and curators to discuss the medium of video. Her starting point was the idea that video art is an unstable category that troubles our desires to categorise and collect. The panel featured Circuit director Mark Williams; Te Papa’s curator of contemporary art, Nina Tonga; writer and curator Lawrence McDonald, and artist Shannon Te Ao in this discussion, with questions designed to probe how video has served artists and audiences from the 1960s to the present.


Lawrence McDonald curated PALeo Neo Video - Chapters from the history of video art in New Zealand 1970-1990s which was a 1999 survey of New Zealand video art installed at the New Zealand Film Archive and around Pōneke. Four years earlier,  ... 

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