Video Collection

"Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980" exhibition panel discussion at the Mount Saint Vincent Art Gallery
The "Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980" discussion panel occurred in March, 2011. The discussion panelists are Jayne Wark, Wallace Brennan, Robert Rogers, who are introduced by the MSVU Art Gallery director, Ingrid Jenkner.
CBC Interview with Robert Frank
A video of an interview with Robert Frank by the Canadian Broadcasting Company. The interview was conducted in 1977 from Frank's home in Cape Breton.
David Askevold's "Video Workshop Class"
Two video compilations of student work from 1984 and 1985.
Garry Neill Kennedy's "Art Now"
An undated video of a students painting in the Anna Leonowens Gallery.
Interview with Lawrence Weiner
An interview with Weiner with Harris Sullivan, of CJCH Television which was completed during Weiner's visit to NSCAD in 1969.
Joseph Beuys' lecture at the Minneapolis College of Art, 1974
A video of a lecture by Joseph Beuys at the Minneapolis College of Art in 1974.
May 1976 Graduation Ceremony
A video recording of the 1976 graduation ceremony at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. The video features a speech by president, Garry Neill Kennedy, who awards guest speaker Joseph Beuys an honorary doctorate from NSCAD. The video ends with Kennedy announcing and awarding the graduating students their diplomas. This was Beuys' second visit to NSCAD, the first visit was for the "The Halifax Conference" in 1970, which was also his first visit to North America.
Performance Night from 1987
On March 28, 1987 there was a "Performance Night" to commemorate the 100th anniversary of NSCAD with students and staff performing music, dance, and performance art at the Club Flamingo on Gottingen Street. There were over 30 performances which lasted until 3am. This video is a small selection of the performances narrated by Roxanne Pettipads and features performances by Theresa Connors, Kathy MacGillivray, Nedia Khouri, Velcro Feet, B.S. Poetry Society, Robert Barkhouse, Will Richards, The Banana Republicans, Elizabeth Hobart, The Coon Skin Kid, Curt Hobson, The Eclectric Balloon Ensemble, BCT Orchestra, Lori Lynn, Uli Kahlick, Alternate Boy Scouts, Jim Murrin, John McMasters, Osmosis, David Higgins, and Alan and Chip.
Satan Knew This Was Coming [Video Walk Through of Exhibition]
Video walk through of the 2018 MFA exhibition "Satan Knew This Was Coming" by artist Evan Peacock at the Anna Leonowens Gallery.
The Halifax Conference videos
The Halifax Conference occurred from October 5 to 6, 1970 where twenty-two artists discussed a variety of art topics in a private boardroom at NSCAD. The video features Carl Andre, Joseph Beuys, Ronald Bladen, Daniel Buren, John Chamberlain, Jan Dibbets, Al Held, Robert Irwin, Mario Merz, Robert Morris, Robert Murray, The N.E. Thing Company (Iain and Ingrid Baxter), Richard Serra, Richard Smith, Robert Smithson, Michael Snow, and Lawrence Weiner in discussion at the private meeting. Although the meeting took place in a private room, the proceedings were transmitted via a video monitoring system to the Anna Leonowens Gallery where people could watch the proceedings live. These videos were recorded off of the television transmitting the meeting.