Item MS-3-46, 1997-001B - The bridge and Crossing over

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The bridge and Crossing over

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  • Sound recording (electronic)

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Matthew Allen and Alexandra Thurman

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MS-3-46, 1997-001B

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  • 1997 - ? (Creation)
    Allen, Matthew
  • 1997 (Creation)
    Thurman, Alexandra

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1 videocassette (24 min.) : U-matic

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Matthew Allan became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in 1996 because their video recording Ambition Anagram” became a part of the centre’s tape collection.

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Biographical history

Alexandra Thurman became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in 1997 because their audio recording "Crossing Over" became a part of the centre’s tape collection.

Custodial history

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 of Matthew Allen's "The Bridge" and Alexandra Thurman's "Crossing Over".

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  • English

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Videocassette is available as an uncompressed 10-bit digital master video file (MOV format) and 8-bit access digital video file (MPEG-4 format).

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

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  • English

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