Item MS-3-46, 1979-010 - Unknown, untitled #1

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Unknown, untitled #1

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  • Moving images

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Amy Pfeiffer

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MS-3-46, 1979-010

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  • 1978 (Creation)
    Pfeiffer, Amy

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1 videocassette (10 min., 56 sec.) : U-matic

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Amy Pfeiffer was associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in the Halifax region in 1979. An untitled video work of hers belongs in the Centre for Art Tapes tape collection.

Custodial history

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

Scope and content

Item is a video created by Amy Pfeiffer, Unknown, untitled #1 made in 1978. The content is described as: Man goes into china shop, steals - intercut: video tape of television screen, apples in hand, hands next to loaded dinner plate at dining table.

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Notes on tape include: tape breaks up a bit at 4 minutes and 6 minutes.

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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 in July 3, 2012 by Jaimie Fedorak. The archival description was revised on April 13, 2015 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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  • English

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