Jon Davies: Colin Campbell, Video Art and Writing

Jon Davies: Colin Campbell, Video Art and Writing

September 16, 2021 12:00 pm

Event Details

Curator and writer Jon Davies will talk about pioneering Canadian video artist Colin Campbell (1942–2001) and video art as a medium for writing, performance and narrative. He will draw on his experiences editing the anthology More Voice-Over: Colin Campbell Writings (Concordia University Press, 2021) and curating two exhibitions surrounding Campbell’s work in video.

Jon Davies is a PhD Candidate in Art History at Stanford University researching the intertwining of artistic and sexual experimentation in San Francisco. He has worked as a curator at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Oakville Galleries and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. His writing has been published in C, Canadian Art, Fillip, Frieze, and Master Drawings.

**Together with Concordia University Press, we are pleased to offer a discount on copies of More Voice-Over: Colin Campbell Writings

Use code “Campbell20” at checkout to receive 20% off plus free shipping


This will be a free, ONLINE event.


Meeting ID: 914 5148 2996

Passcode: Nickle

Video still from Colin Campbell’s Dangling by Their Mouths, 1981. Courtesy of Vtape, Toronto.