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Art Monthly 9th December 2011









TV Makeover

Colin Perry on the vexed relationship between art and TV

Where once video artists set about attempting to subvert broadcast television, recently they seem to have surrendered to its normative codes. Since the most troubling aspects of TV have tended to get worse over time, shouldn’t artists retain a questioning attitude towards it?

‘Artists have stopped trying to change television, and for good reasons. In the early decades of video art, there was much hope that TV would prove an open and democratic platform for vi

The programme is hosted by Matt Hale who has worked at Art Monthly since 1991.

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