Published documents and manuscripts by authors. - 1969-2000. - 0.26 meter of textual documents.
Scope and content:
This series is a collection of published documents, manuscripts and photocopies of texts that Steina and Woody Vasulka have assembled over their career. Overall, this material addresses the evolution of practices in electronic art since the sixties and illustrates the emergence of video as an artistic medium during this period. The series includes the directories of organizations, many issues of periodicals, and publications on festivals and recurring exhibitions that showcase the development of a network of events devoted to video practices. The series also contains many monographic works of leading figures in video art in the seventies and eighties and essays by major theorists who tried defining the specificity of this medium. Some published manuscripts and documents are by authors and friends Steina and Woody Vasulka regularly collaborated with.
Title based on the content of the series. - Documents in Czech, English, French, German, Icelandic, Japanese and Spanish. - Restrictions to the consultation of manuscripts and some unpublished documents by authors other than Steina and Woody Vasulka may apply. The series contains originals and copies. - The extent of descriptive unit for the series refers to the manuscripts by authors. - The series also includes 360 books and 341 periodical numbers. - The catalogues of solo exhibitions by Steina and Woody Vasulka and of group events they participated in are found in the series Events and Distributors