Title and statement of responsibility area
Life Like It: Some Hfx. Video, Wallace + Theresa, Commercial Culture (popular projects A - C)
General material designation
- Moving images
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Peacock, Jan (1955- )
Physical description area
1 videocassette : U-matic
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
Jan Peacock is an internationally known Canadian mixed media artist, born in Barrie, Ontario in 1955. Peacock received a BFA from the University of Western Ontario (1978) and a MFA from the University of California, San Diego (1981). Peacock has been a prominent Halifax artist since the 1980’s, and much of her media and video art has been associated with the Centre for Art Tapes (MS-3-46). Peacock currently is a Professor in the Department of Media Arts and Director of the MFA program at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University. Peacock received the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2012.
The tape was donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in 2013 by the Centre for Art Tapes.
Scope and content
Item consists of a video recording by Jan Peacock. This video work was a part of the 1986 video exhibition, "Life Like It", which featured Halifax-based video artists and travelled nationally.
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Video can be viewed at the Dalhousie University Archives. Advance notice is required.
See MS-3-46, Box 19, Folder 33, for more information of the 1986 video exhibition "Life Like It".
Copyright is held by the artists.
Standard number area
Place access points
Name access points
- Popular Projects (Subject)
Genre access points
Description record identifier
Rules or conventions
Rules for Archival Description
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
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.
Language of description