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CLIP 9132

Exhibition of video art

Exhibition of video art
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Key Info
  • Exhibition of video art
  • Duration: 05:35
  • Mark Kermode discusses his scepticism about video art and questions its place in the Royal Academy with video artist and curator Richard Wilson. Three video art pieces are discussed, 'Turning the Place Over' by Richard Wilson, 'Boddington; His Thoughts can Kill' by Guy Oliver, and 'Surprise' by Ben Dodd. This clip was first published on the Culture Show Archive: bbc.co.uk/cultureshow/archive.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Art and Design

       Topic:

    Critical and Contextual Referencing

  • Keywords: video art, Royal Academy, opinion, artist, media, institutions
Ideas for use in class
  • This could help promote discussion in the class room such as: what is Art? What makes Art? How is this Art? Pupils will get more of an understanding of what video art is about.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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