"'Mining the Archive' brings together a selection of works by London-based artists Erika Tan and Anthony Lam exploring the theme of archives, history and memory. Over the last several years, both artists have independently produced projects that originated from specific collections and archives, namely the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum's Moving Image Archive and the McKenzie Heritage Picture Archive. This exhibition provides a context to re-visit the artists' engagements with "heritage" issues through a series of video and photo-based installations that have invloved the investigation and construction of bodies of knowledge through archives and museum collections..." - excerpted from the introduction. The present catalogue includes artist statements and biographies.
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Location code EXS.CAN.MIA
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English

Publication/Creation date

2006

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Nil

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1

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catalogue

Chapter headings
Persistant Visions

- Erika TAN, 陳麗

The International Collection of Cultural Cross Dressing

- Erika TAN, 陳麗

Between Cultures

- Anthony LAM

Mining the Archive: Erika Tan & Anthony Lam
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Mining the Archive: Erika Tan & Anthony Lam