VHS honored at 2009 Venice Biennale

October 22, 2009 at 8:07 pm | Posted in VHS | Leave a comment
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We’re definitely up to the challenge of converting all these tapes to DVD and Online Video.

Unfortunately, they’re all copyrighted material and a work of art; so, we’ll just have to wait for our customers tapes to pile-in like this.

What looks like the world’s biggest videotape collection, is actually an artistic display presented at this year’s Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art.”

“Entitled Life Span and displayed in a small church on Garibaldi Street, this giant block full of VHS videotapes is the work of Australian artists Claire Healey and Sean Cordeiro. In numbers 195,774 tapes and features a total recording time of 66 years.”

“Life Span is a physical representation of what a human being can see from its birth, to the day it dies.”

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