Image Bank 1969 - 1977

Bronson, A A and Gilbert, Zanna and Gruijthuijsen, Krist and Keefer, Angie and Kopsa, Maxine and Laroche, Hadrien and Lee-Nova, Gary and Tayler, Felicity and Watson, Scott. Image Bank 1969 - 1977. Berlin, Allemagne: Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH; Vancouver, BC: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia; Berlin, Allemagne: KW Institute of Contemporary Art, 2019.

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Abstract (English)

"Digital—even before this word signified research-based processing, its original meaning referred to "the fingers." The same goes for the artists Michael Morris and Vincent Trasov, whose Image Bank, founded in 1969, did not consist of ones and zeros but entirely of postal handwork. With the intent of a decentralized and network-based circulation and exchange of images, they anticipated the structures of today’s image databases on the Internet. Moreover, from sending, receiving, and collecting, a multifaceted and expansive oeuvre formed, whose creator is no longer a single person, but a collective movement. Away from established institutions such as museums or galleries, a utopia of non-hierarchical and free exchange of images first took shape here, which has lost nothing of its topicality even from today’s perspective." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues ; Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Bronson, A A (Author); Gilbert, Zanna (Author); Gruijthuijsen, Krist (Author); Keefer, Angie (Author); Kopsa, Maxine (Author); Laroche, Hadrien (Author); Lee-Nova, Gary (Author); Tayler, Felicity (Author); Watson, Scott (Author)
Dossier: 390 - IMAGE BANK (Vancouver, BC)
Location: Double mis dans la réserve boîte 10
Collation: 320 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9783775746328
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Berlin, Allemagne: Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH; Vancouver, BC: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia; Berlin, Allemagne: KW Institute of Contemporary Art
Artists: Morris, Michael; Trasov, Vincent
Event Title: Image Bank
Type: Exhibition
Location: KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Dates: 22 June - 1 September 2019
Keywords: CANADIAN ART; IMAGE; PERFORMANCE; NETWORK; COLLABORATION; IDENTITY; GENDER; MAIL ART; MEDIA
Copyright Statement: Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH; Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver; KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin
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Date of publishing and full title taken from publisher's website.

Deposited by: Contractuel JCT
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2020 14:35
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2020 17:08
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/32107
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