Item MS-3-46, 2012-001 - 48 hour beauty blitz

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48 hour beauty blitz

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  • Moving images

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Wendy Geller

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MS-3-46, 2012-001

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  • 1982 (Creation)
    Geller, Wendy

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1 videocassette (45 min.) : Betacam SP

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Wendy Geller is a Canadian artist born in 1957 in Winnipeg. Her education includes a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a MFA from the University of California, San Diego. Geller’s work focused on video and performance during her time in Halifax from 1978 to 1982. During this time she performed extensively in the Halifax area, including the Centre for Art Tapes. After receiving her MFA, Geller taught at the Kansas City Art Institute from the 1980s to 1990s. Geller’s video work has been exhibited internationally.

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The tape was donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in 2013 by the Centre for Art Tapes.

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Item consists of a video recording by Wendy Geller entitled "48 Hour Beauty Blitz".

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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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Descriptive information was originally prepared on July 13, 2012 by Jaimie Fedorak. The archival description was revised on August 13, 2015 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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  • English

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