Item MS-3-46, 1986-010C - Life like it : [exhibition video compilation]

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Life like it : [exhibition video compilation]

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Dean Brousseau

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MS-3-46, 1986-010C

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  • 1986 (Creation)
    Brousseau, Dean

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1 videocassette : U-matic

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Dean Brousseau is a Halifax-based cinematographer and photographer. Brousseau has an education from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University. Brousseau has worked as an instructor at the Centre for Arts and Technology in Halifax, teaching courses in cinematography, and as a Director of Photography in the film industry.

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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 two separate video recordings for the video exhibition "Like Life It": Some Hfx. Video and Catie. These video works were created by Dean Brousseau and were a part of the 1986 video exhibition, "Life Like It", which featured Halifax-based video artists and traveled nationally.

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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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See MS-3-46, Box 19, Folder 33, for more information of the 1986 video exhibition "Life Like It".

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Descriptive information was originally prepared Fall 1990 by David Johnson and Mindy Miller. It was revised March 8, 2006 by Renee Gruszecki. The archival description was revised on May 22, 2015 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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  • English

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