Item MS-3-46.2018-014, Box 121, Item 4 - 101 television celebrities

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101 television celebrities

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  • Moving images

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Brian MacNevin

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MS-3-46.2018-014, Box 121, Item 4

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  • 1972 (Creation)
    MacNevin, Brian

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1 film reel : b&w

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Brian MacNevin was an artist associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in the 1970s and 1980s. MacNevin’s video work was shown at CFAT in 1980 in a video and photography exhibition.

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Item contains a collection of 30 second video portraitures, started in the spring of 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as an attempt to put as many people as possible on television. Each portrait starts with the individual's name, and then they say or do whatever they want for 30 seconds.

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  • English

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Video can be viewed at the Dalhousie University Archives. Advance notice is required.

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  • English

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