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Birthday Suit with scars and defects

3:20 min excerpt

Lisa Steele. 1974. Video, b/w, sound. 11:00

“On the occasion of my 27th birthday I decided to do a tape that chronicled my passage through time. I have always been clumsy, tripping, dropping, falling with alarming regularity. This tape accepts the extent of the consequences.” L.S.

Christine Ross, “Experimental Video in Canada and the Question of Identity.” In The Visual Arts in Canada: The Twentieth Century, eds. Anne Whitelaw, Brian Foss and Sandra Paikowsky. Toronto: Oxford University Press Canada, 2010. 404-405.