This year’s Special Collections showcases feature works by artist’s between 1979 and 1993.

Choose a collection to view:

Historic British Columbia Video Art + Documentary Collection
Indigenous Video Art + Documentary Collection
Japanese Video Art Collection
Early Feminist Video
Historical Collection

Early Video Digitization Project Excerpts of selected early BC based documentary and video art from 1973-1985 are now viewable thanks to funding support of the I.K Barber Learning Centre at the University of British Columbia Library.

To view the full work please contact us to request preview DVDs or visit our 4,000+ title collection 11-6 Tuesday through Saturday.

TitleArtistDurationYearCountryAcc. #
   Desire Control Elizabeth Chitty Canada 1980 12:00 1297
   Pixelord - Biorobots Leonid Kalyadin Russia 2013 3:48 5430
   Tribute to Video Inners or a New Way of Working Collectively Shawn Preus Canada 1978 7:49 7003
   Upstream Russell Wallace Canada 2013 2:23 5380
   Peep Show Eric Metcalfe (et-al) Canada 1985 10:00 1405
   Subway Loop (installation) Paul Wong Canada 1974 11:00 1079
   Second Sun Leslie Supnet Canada 2013 3:10 5411
   Crossing Over​ Oliver Hockenhull Canada 2018 2:32 7022
   PC Museum – Model Version Leonid Kalyadin Russia 2013 2:20 5432
   North East False Creek Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte Canada 2011 28:11 5383b
   Virga Soundtrack Myles Black Canada 2018 56:21 7018
   The Splits Allison Hrabluik Canada 2014 15:00 4609
   I'm Crazy Blair Bogin United States 2015 1:00 4594
   Vertical Club Gerard Olivier (et-al) South Africa 2014 3:08 5435
   4 Paul Wong Canada 1977 45:00 1058
   Elise-Elise #4 (part 1) Charlotte Clermont Canada 2015 1:36 4626
   I Am My Own Laboratory Oliver Hockenhull Canada 2018 43:00 7025
   Lady Crayon goes to Mars Clark Nikolai Canada 2017 9:30 6077
   Presenting Letters of the Alphabet: "P" Sarah Shamash Canada 2017 2:02 6071
   Untitled (Travels) Maria Antelman United States 2009 5:36 4637