This year’s Special Collections showcases feature works by artist’s between 1979 and 1993.

Choose a collection to view:

Historic British Columbia Video Art + Documentary Collection
Indigenous Video Art + Documentary Collection
Japanese Video Art Collection
Early Feminist Video
Historical Collection

Early Video Digitization Project Excerpts of selected early BC based documentary and video art from 1973-1985 are now viewable thanks to funding support of the I.K Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia Library.

To view the full work please contact us to request preview DVDs or visit our 4,000+ title collection 11-6 Tuesday through Saturday.

TitleArtistDurationYearCountryAcc. #
   Desire Control Elizabeth Chitty Canada 1980 12:00 1297
   Empire Valley Ryan Ermacora Canada 2016 12:43 6083
   Simo Simo Charles Keast Canada 1980 6:00 918
   Soap Opera With Chocolates Elizabeth Milton Canada 2014 10:29 4610
   Nobuo Kubota At The Western Front Nobuo Kubota Canada 1990 14:00 1839
   Trópico Desvaído Valentina Alvarado Spain 2015 6:10 4629
   Waterside (The Crossing) Russell Wallace Canada 2013 2:38 5381
   Ethereal Pig Lansing Bruce Robertson Canada 2015 3:13 3085
   Thundering Scream Of The Seraphim's Delight Reynold Weidenaar United States 1986 14:30 1516
   Ways + Means Leslie Supnet Canada 2014 12:44 5439
   Crosscuts Tijmen Hauer (et-al) Canada 2010 4:00 5014
   Les Barricades Mysterieuses Stuart Pound United Kingdom 2009 2:36 4069
   Circular Motion Laurence Chan United Kingdom 2014 5:48 5437
   PC Museum – Model Version Leonid Kalyadin Russia 2013 2:20 5432
   18 Carat Affair – Lonely Eyes Leonid Kalyadin Russia 2014 3:29 5433
   B Movie Jocelyn Robert Canada 2014 7:42 5400
   The Negotiating Table Mona Hatoum (et-al) Canada 1982 20:00 1792
   South East False Creek Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte Canada 2011 21:11 5383a
   Sin∞Fin-Performances at the Core of the Looking-Glass VestAndPage Argentina 2011 45:42 5385
   Catalyst Kent Tate Canada 2017 3:30 6045