A new documentary film on the Vasulkas
In its 12th edition, Skjaldborg is an Icelandic documentary film festival, held in Patreksfjörður, Iceland. It serves as a creative venue for premiering new Icelandic documentaries and BERG Contemporary is delighted to share that the festival will feature a brand new documentary on Steina and Woody Vasulka, trailblazers of video art and pioneering couple. The film is a work in progress, but the fair aims to give a first look at the documentary, shedding light on the life and legacy of the two artists.
To learn more about the fair and what’s on, click here.
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Kees Visser at Neskirkja Church
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Steina and Woody Vasulka at Pori Museum from 23 March 2018 – 2 September 2018
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