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. #
   Journey Ruby Truly Canada 1984 7:30 1484
   Sketch Christopher Logan Canada 2005 1:13:35 6042
   Vancouver Co-op Radio C.R.T.C. Application Palladin Portapacks Canada 1973 20:00 0182
   Nash The Slash Stokely Seip Canada 1981 17:00 1021
   Phonics Abrogate Erik Zepka Canada 2014 5:22 5427
   The Negotiating Table Mona Hatoum (et-al) Canada 1982 20:00 1792
   Second Sun Leslie Supnet Canada 2013 3:10 5411
   Canada Park Razan AlSalah Canada 2019 8:04 7255
   Duster Eric Metcalfe (et-al) Canada 1991 37:00 1857
   Whaty Barry Doupé Canada 2011 00:30 6096
   Upstream Russell Wallace Canada 2013 2:23 5380
   Les Barricades Mysterieuses Stuart Pound United Kingdom 2009 2:36 4069
   The Snows Russell Wallace Canada 2013 5:21 5378
   Olympic Village 1 Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte Canada 2011 15:51 5383c
   Reality Fragment 160921 七个木 (Qigemu) (et-al) United Kingdom 2017 14:02 7045
   Eye Witness Lynn Hershman United States 1985 2:08 1562c
   Crosscuts Tijmen Hauer (et-al) Canada 2010 4:00 5014
   Waterside (The Crossing) Russell Wallace Canada 2013 2:38 5381
   Scissors Cindy Mochizuki Canada 2016 19:38 7007
   The Common Fag Michael V. Smith (et-al) Canada 2018 4:22 7021