Nam June Paik and Bill Viola When Bill Viola talks about his art, he refers to it as ‘our work’. Bill Viola has been an important fure in the movement and has produced a number of important and challenging works using video as a of Essays.
Bill Viola, The Crossing Conceptual and Performance art He and his wife, Kira Perov, have been working together since they met in Melbourne, Australia, in 1977. Essay by Allison Young. 1 Bill Viola, as quoted in Buddha Mind in Contemporary Art, Jacquelynn Baas and Mary Jane Jacob, eds. Berkeley University of.
Bill Viola and the Video Sublime - The first thing Viola tells me, when I sit down with him at his studio in Long Beach, California, is that it is most important that my interview include Kira. 1951) was only four years out of his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University, but he was already a fast rising star in the still nascent genre of video art. There are entries from Viola's notebooks and essays, together with drawings, sketches, and video stills from his works and exhibitions. But despite the numerous.
Bill Viola Jonathan Griffin Early adopters, in the late 1960s, of the new Sony Portapak technology (which allowed a cameraman to record without being tethered to a mains video deck) included Nam June Paik and Peter Campus, both major influences on Viola. When Bill Viola talks about his art, he refers to it as 'our work'. He and his. The first thing Viola tells me, when I sit down with him at his studio in Long Beach, California, is that it is. Criticism and essays on art and culture.
Bill Viola's “Ocean without a shore” NGV For more than sixteen years Bill Viola has consistently used the most contemporary electronic technologies to create deceptively spare, provocative videotapes and video-and-sound installations that pursue an ancient theme: the revelation of the layers of human consciousness, Although based on realistic images, his projects go beyond representation to challenge the viewer's preconditioned expectations and viewing patterns. Bill Viola's Ocean without a shore, which takes its title from the Andalucian Sufi mystic Ibn Arabi 1165–1240, is about the threshold between life and death or.