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Title

The esthetics of disappearance

1986


Artist

Peter Callas

Australia

1952 -


Details


Date

1986


Media category

Time-based art


Materials used

analog tape (u-matic) shown as single channel digital video, colour, sound


Dimensions

duration: 00:05:55 min, aspect ratio: 4:3


Credit

Purchased 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

509.1988


Artist information

Peter Callas

Works in the collection

6


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


George Alexander, Contemporary: Art Gallery of New South Wales Contemporary Collection, 'Popism and screen culture', pg.204-245, Sydney, 2006, 217 (illus.).

Gregory Burke, Now See Hear! Art, language and translation, Wellington, 1990, 106, 108 (illus.). "Translating Video Languages of Space in the Video-work of Peter Callas"

Peter Callas, Technology as Territory Video and Desire in Japan, Fremantle, 15 May 1987-14 Jun 1987.

Peter Callas, Traversals: Instructions to the Double, California, 1990, 15.

Ross Harley, Art & Text, Sydney, Mar 1988-May 1988, 76-81 (illus.).

Christine Lombard, Pixel, Le Magazine des Nouvelle Images, Paris, 1989, 64, 65 (illus.).

McKenzie Wark, Scan + Australian International Video Festival, Sydney, 1990, 23.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Australian and International Arts Tension, Sydney, Aug 1990-Sep 1990, 44-45.

Author Unknown, 21-C, Autumn 1992, 35.