[artinfo] A Short History of Dutch Video Art

Gate Foundation Info at gatefoundation.nl
Sat Dec 17 17:01:08 CET 2005

The Gate Foundation has the pleasure of inviting you to the book launch of

A Short History of Dutch Video Art /
Una Breve Historia del Video Arte en Holanda

On Wednesday 21 December 2005, 17:00 to 19:00 hours
Gate Foundation, Lijnbaansgracht 322 - 323, Amsterdam

This is the last opportunity to visit the Gate 
Foundation in its current form and space. We hope 
you can join us in celebrating this comprehensive 
publication, typical of recent Gate Foundation 

A Short History of Dutch Video Art is a 
compilation of the fundamental contributions of 
artists from diverse cultural backgrounds 
involved in the development of Dutch video art. 
This publication gives an account of works 
produced during the last 30 years by 30 artists 
living and working in the Netherlands. Artists: 
Marina Abramovic & Ulay, Babak Afrassiabi, Tiong 
Ang, Barbara Bloom, Daniel Brun, Miguel-Ángel 
Cárdenas, Ulises Carrión, Yael Davids, Alicia 
Framis, Henryk Gajewski, David Garcia & Annie 
Wright, Claudio Goulart & Flavio Pons, Noel 
Harding, Heiner Holtappels & Klaus Boegel, Nan 
Hoover, Madelon Hooykaas & Elsa Stansfield, 
Christina Linaris-Corridou & Robert J. Nottrot, 
Mariano Maturana, Raul Marroquin, Atsushi Ogata, 
Dan Oki, Michal Shabtay, Jeffrey Shaw, Debra 
Solomon, Sandra Sterle, Nasrin Tabatabai, and 
Lawrence Wiener.

The publication catalogues the exhibition A Short 
History of Dutch Video Art, which was curated by 
Sebastian Lopez and organized by the Gate 
Foundation, and has already been shown in 7 
museums around the world. With its 224 pages, 
this publication is bilingual (English and 
Spanish) and contains 340 colour illustrations 
and descriptions of the works as well as 
comprehensive videographies, thereby providing 
the most complete overview of the artist's 
achievements. The publication also includes an 
essay by Sebastian Lopez, reflecting on Dutch 
artistic and cultural dynamics around the new 
medium of video introduced in the 1970s.

Title: A Short History of Dutch Video Art/
Una Breve Historia del Video Arte en Holanda
Author: Sebastian Lopez
Publisher: Gate Foundation, Amsterdam
224 pages, 340 illustrations, English/Spanish
Design: Sander Boon
Distributor: episode publishers, Rotterdam
ISBN: 9059730313
Price: ¤ 27,50. During the presentation ¤ 20, -

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