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Steina and Woody Vasulka

1938.1949, Reykjavik, Iceland; Brno, Czechoslovakia

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Steina and Woody Vasulka are major figures in video history, technical pioneers who have contributed enormously to the evolution of the medium, producing work since the 1960s and who continue to be major practitioners of video art. They’ve produced an extensive series of videos, exploring the entire range of range of possibilities within video art and the electronic media, as well as creating electronic tools for art usage. In the 1970s, they founded The Kitchen which is one of New York’s oldest and most active nonprofit art centers. The Vasulkas have received numerous awards for their work in the media arts and exhibited extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan. Steina represented Iceland at the Venice Biennale in 1997 and in 2014, the Vasulka Chamber, a center of electronic art in Iceland, was established at the National Gallery of Iceland. Steina and Woody Vasulka are represented by BERG Contemporoary.

7 Apr 2017.