Surveying the First Decade: Video Art and Alternative Media in the U.S. 1968-1980

Edited by Video Data Bank (Chicago), 1995

Performer / Audience / MirrorSelected Works (Dog Duet, Used Car Salesman, Dog Biscuit in Glass Jar)Baldessari sings LeWitt (excerpt)Vertical RollUndertone (excerpt)My FatherExchangeThe Black and White Tapes (excerpt)Stamping in the Studio (excerpt)Double VisionBoomerangIsland SongCycles of 3s and 7s (excerpt)Children's TapesSoundingsLightningSweet LightThe Red Tapes (Tape II)Out of the Body Travel (excerpt)The Continuing Story of Carel and Ferd (excerpt)Art Herstory (excerpt)Female SensibilityAma L'Uomo Tuo (Always Love Your Man)The Mom Tapes (excerpt)Nun and DeviantPrimal ScenesVital Statistics of a Citizen, Simply Obtained

This anthology provides an overview of the history of US-American video art from 1968 to 1980. Structured in terms of subject matter, the anthology includes key works by the main video artists of the period. Surveying the First Decade consists of two volumes. Volume I is part of the Video-Forum.