By the Skin of Their Tongues: Artist Video Scripts, Edited by Nelson Henricks and Steve Reinke

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Product Description

Softcover, 9.5 x 7.5 in.

216 pp. / 85 pp bw.

Published by YYZBOOKS

Toronto, 1997.

Nelson Henricks lives and works in Montreal, where he has taught at Concordia University (1995 – present), McGill University (2001- 2003) and Universite du Quebec, Montreal (1999, 2003). He has also taught at the University of Toronto (2003). A musician, writer, curator and artist, Henricks is best known for his videotapes, which have been exhibited worldwide.

Steve Reinke is an artist and writer known for his single channel videos, which have been exhibited internationally. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Guelph and York University, as well as a Masters of Fine Arts from NSCAD University. His video works have proved to be very influential, specifically The Hundred Videos (1989-1996) project.

By the Skin of Their Tongues is an anthology of seventeen video and film scripts and eight essays by some of Canada’s leading media artists, including Colin Campbell, Lorraine Dufour and Robert Morin, Vera Frenkel, Rodrigue Jean, Gary Kibbins, Robert Lee, Jan Peacock, Paulette Phillips, Tom Sherman, Cathy Sisler, Lisa Steele, and Tariasuk Women’s Collective.

 

Contents

Introduction

Achnowledgements

1. SCRIPTS

Hollywood and Vine
Colin Campbell

A Very Personal Story
Lisa Steele

Exclusive Memory #8
Tom Sherman

Sirensong
Jan Peacock

The Long Take
Gary Kibbins

Aberrant Motion #4: Face Story / Stagger Stories
Cathy Sisler

From The Hundred Videos
Steve Reinke

Frank’s Cock
Mike Hoolboom

La memoire de l’eau
Rodrigue Jean

Las Vegas
Doug Melnyk

The Thief Lives in Hell
Robert Morin and Lorraine Dufour

Lockjaw
Paulette Phillips

Shimmer
Nelson Henricks

Ataguttaaluk Starvation
Tariagsuk Women’s Collective

Body Missing
Vera Frenkel

Outside Looking In
Charles Guilbert and Serge Murphy

Grand Guignol
Robert Lee

2. ESSAYS

(In)Script
Jan Peacock

Moyen
Robert Lee

333 Gilford Street
Lorraine Dufour

Why I am a surrealist
Steve Reinke

About Ataguttaaluk Starvation
Marie Cousineau

How it’s done: Slip into fiction, wear it, and walk out the door
Vera Frenkel

Au verso du monde (On the Flip Side of the World)
Charles Guilbert

The Monologue in Continuously Changing Images and Voice Grinds to a Halt in the Fixed Image andPrinted Text
Tom Sherman

Contributors

 

ISBN: 0-920397-20-4 / 978-0-920397-20-6

Additional Information

Weight 0.48 kg
Dimensions 18 x 24 x 1 cm

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