EWVA European Women's Video Art in the 70s and 80s is the main output of the eponymous research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and based at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. The research team consisted of the Principal Investigator, Professor Elaine Shemilt, the Co-investigator Professor Stephen Partridge, Dr Laura Leuzzi, as Post-Doctoral Researcher and Adam Lockhart as Media Archivist.
The book retraces some of the stories of early women artists video experimentation in Europe, and their achievements, and features chapters on fundamental case studies of early video artworks, themes, genres and geographical areas, to interest curators, academics, artists and the general public. This publication aims to contribute to a reassessment of women artists involvement in early video art and strength their profiles and identities within the art historical canon.
Authors include: Jon Blackwood, Maeve Connolly, Cinzia Cremona, Sean Cubitt, Malcolm Dickson, Catherine Elwes, Slavko Kazunko, Marika Kumicz, Laura Leuzzi, Adam Lockhart, Stephen Partridge, Lorella Scacco, Elaine Shemilt, Emile Shemilt. The book will be opened by an Introduction by Laura Leuzzi, with a Foreword by Laura Mulvey and Preface by Siegfried Zielinski.