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Browsing for books
Browse around N6494 and N6538 in shelf ranges 110 & 111 on the first floor of Jerome Library.
Searching for books (at BGSU)
Click on the catalog tab on the Libraries Home Page and type an artist's name or medium as a keyword search. For a more sophisticated search, use the subject search.
Subject headings are in the description of each book. Looking at them is a good way to identify words to use to find more books like the one you're looking at. Searching by subject is especially helpful in very large catalogs like OhioLINK and WorldCat.
Searching for books at OhioLINK
You should never limit your searches to just this library! As a BGSU student, you can borrow books from almost any academic library in Ohio through the OhioLINK catalog. You can get to the OhioLINK Catalog link from the bottom of the "Catalog" tab on the Libraries' home page.
Books on Video Art
These books, on the 1st floor of Jerome Library, give a general overview of video art. Find more books on video art here.
Film and Video Art by
Call Number: N6494.V53 F54 2009
Publication Date: 2008
Traces the history of artists' involvement with the moving image, from the earliest experiments with film to the digital and video streaming techniques over the Internet.
Video Art by
Call Number: N6494.V53 R87 2007
Publication Date: 2007
A survey of the video art form, tracing its history over the past forty years and discussing a wide range of installations from the 1980s and 1990s. Also covers the recent use of immersive environments including Virtual Reality.
A History of Video Art by
Call Number: N6494.V53 M43 2006
Publication Date: 2006
A critical introduction and guide to artists' video in Europe and North America. It covers the period from the early 1960s -- when video art first appeared as a distinctive medium -- into the 1990s, when digital technology merged video's distinctive practice with that of independent film-making and photography.
Video: The Reflexive Medium by
Call Number: N6494.V53 S6513 2008
Publication Date: 2007
Spielmann traces the theoretical genealogy of video and examines concepts seen in works by Vito Acconci, Ulrike Rosenbach, Steina and Woody Vasulka, and others.
Books on Installation Art
Installation Art by
Call Number: N6494.I56 B57 2005b
Publication Date: 2005
An examination of installation art through case studies of artists and individual works.
The Art of Bill Viola by
Call Number: N6537.V56 A8 2004
Publication Date: 2004
An examination of the scope of Viola's creations since the 1970s, incorporating his use of religious traditions, space as metaphor, sound, and his impact on other video artists.
Screens: Viewing Media Installation Art by
Call Number: N6494.V53 M66 2010
Publication Date: 2010-02-12
This book offers a historical and theoretical framework for understanding screen-reliant installation art and the spectatorship it evokes by examining a variety of artworks from the last 50 years.
Performa 09: Back to Futurism by
Call Number: NX460.5.P38 G65 2011
Publication Date: 2011-07-31
Catalog of the third Performa biennial, New York, November 1-22, 2009.
Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface by
Call Number: N6530.C22 S6893 2011
Publication Date: 2011-11-07
Catalog of an exhibition of the same name held Sept. 25, 2011-Jan. 22, 2012 at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla and San Diego.