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. #
   Chinese Cafes In Rural Saskatchewan Anthony Chan Canada 1984 26:00 1573
   Ethereal Pig Lansing Bruce Robertson Canada 2015 3:13 3085
   The Common Fag Michael V. Smith (et-al) Canada 2018 4:22 7021
   Vancouver Co-op Radio C.R.T.C. Application Palladin Portapacks Canada 1973 20:00 0182
   Einst Jessica Johnson Canada 2015 11:48 6043
   Oppenheimer Park 2 Russell Wallace Canada 2013 2:35 5379
   Life and People Barry Doupé Canada 2013 22:00 6098
   Gutter Paul Wong (et-al) Canada 1975 8:00 0773a
   At the Heart of a Sparrow Barry Doupé Canada 2005 29:00 6092
   Impressions on Filmscapes Pedro Ferreira Portugal 2013 7:07 4577
   B Movie Jocelyn Robert Canada 2014 7:42 5400
   The Negotiating Table Mona Hatoum (et-al) Canada 1982 20:00 1792
   Changing Parts Mona Hatoum (et-al) Canada 1983 24:00 1406
   Apophatic Oliver Hockenhull Canada 2018 4:17 7023
   Sin∞Fin-Performances at the Core of the Looking-Glass VestAndPage Argentina 2011 45:42 5385
   Vice Versa Robert Hamilton Canada 2013 2:39 5377
   Circular Motion Laurence Chan United Kingdom 2014 5:48 5437
   Upstream Russell Wallace Canada 2013 2:23 5380
   Ocean Falls Ryan Ermacora (et-al) Canada 2014 13:14 5419
   Falling Down: A Ballet for My Bedroom Elizabeth Milton Canada 2013 5:07 4611