Sunday, June 10, 2012

Stan Douglas | Television Talk

Stan Douglas
Little Cockroach Press #1: Television Talk
Toronto, Canada: Art Metropole, 1996
16 pp., 20 x 12.7 cm., paper
Edition of 1000, 25 signed

An essay by Vancouver-based artist Stan Douglas about politics on TV and the politics of TV, using network buzzwords (“the hook”, “pipe” and “heat”) as headings. Sample line: “I don’t know how it is in your home, but in my home a lot of people will just go out, but here you cannot, you must deliver a joke and leave the room”.

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