3 months ago
“There’s more than just the surface of life… the real thing is underneath” – Bill Viola
For video artist Bill Viola, water is a powerful and recurring theme, and one that’s central to our landmark exhibition, ‘Bill Viola / Michelangelo: Life, Death, Rebirth’. In this interview, the artist traces this back to a formative incident in his childhood.
4 months ago
A beginner’s guide to Bill Viola
Bill Viola is considered one of the most important artists of his generation. As the RA prepares to show his vast, immersive installations alongside works by Michelangelo, it’s time to brush up on your knowledge of this American video art pioneer.
5 months ago
Artists of Oceania: Yuki Kihara
Sāmoa-based artist Yuki Kihara introduces her mesmerising video work ‘Siva in Motion’, which is on display in the Memory and Commemoration room of our Oceania exhibition.
> 2 years ago
New horizons: Elizabeth Price on the downside of video art and trying curating
Video artist Elizabeth Price is curating a show in Manchester that explores the horizontal in art. Anna Coatman meets her and finds the concept works on many levels.
3 years ago
Re-viewing the past: three new shows of video art
RA Magazine takes a look at three shows of video art that reinvent the documentary form.