• Engagement/Disengagement
    Engagement/Disengagement Sam Schoenbaum
    Het podium is verdeeld in drieën, er is een tafel met twee stoelen, een monitor met stoel en een dansvloer. De performance is gesplitst in 4 stukken van 12 minuten. In elk deel zitten twee mensen aan tafel in een zogenaamd huiselijke omgeving. Zij benad...
    1977, 60'28'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • An Event in Gallery 'De Mangelgang' Groningen versie 1
    An Event in Gallery 'De Mangelgang' Groningen versie 1 Gerrit Dekker
    For ten minutes, we are shown a white package placed against a white wall. The white contrasts sharply with the dark floor. This very formal image is reconcretized by sounds; the murmur of water, wind and waves, and the sound of someone wading through the...
    1975, 9'57'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • An Event in the Neue Galerie Aachen versie 1
    An Event in the Neue Galerie Aachen versie 1 Gerrit Dekker
    This tape by Dekker comprises six photos of mirrors in public toilets, accompanied by the sound of footsteps. Street sounds and music can be heard in the background. The tape does not include any images of the actual event.
    1974, 9'54'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Extase
    Extase Dick Raaijmakers
    On a stage, a person on a bike is moving only ten meters in 30 minutes. In slow motion, like in a film, the biker takes a slow somersault and lands on his head. The fall takes so long that time and space seem to lead a life of their own. It is a re-enact...
    1984, 19'07'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • Fandangos Evening News
    Fandangos Evening News Raul Marroquin
    In the 1970s, Marroquin created a great many remarkable, sociocritical performances. He caused quite a stir with his 'International Television Conference', for which he filled a large room with TV sets that represented delegates from various countries. Vi...
    1977, 22'01'', Video, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Time Based Arts, LIMA
  • Five untitled Pieces From 1974-1976
    Five untitled Pieces From 1974-1976 David Salle
    Five untitled pieces 1974-1976 This early work by David Salle is an experiment with the medium of video. Various fragments, which most of all resemble comical sketches, follow each other (but are not really related to one another). For example, a tradi...
    1976, 26'03'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The Florence Tapes
    The Florence Tapes Douglas Davis
    This work by Douglas Davis consists of four ‘chapters’, which together form a whole; they are entitled: Clothing, Walking, Lifting, Leaving. In each of these parts of the performance, Davis defines the role of the monitor by means of day-to-day actions (g...
    1974, 22'49'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The Flying Eye
    The Flying Eye Stephen s' Soreff
    With a manual remote control, TV viewers can steer a ‘flying eye’ from their living rooms. It’s even possible to scout the Sahara this way. Better yet, a race between two ‘flying eyes’ can be settled at home like the one shown here, where red and blue eye...
    1981, 8'58'', Video, Time Based Arts, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA
  • Flying Time (single-channelversie)
    Flying Time (single-channelversie) Stansfield / Hooykaas
    We can see the waterside on the beach; waves of clear water are rippling back and forth over the sand. A motionless woman casts a blue shadow: only her hair is moving. A woman’s voice monotonously recites time distances and time differences, each time bet...
    1982, 8'11'', Video, De Appel, MonteVideo, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA, RCE
  • The Force Behind its Movement
    The Force Behind its Movement Stansfield / Hooykaas
    Nature plays an important part in the work of Stansfield/Hooykaas. It is often the connecting factor in the relationship between form and content. They are fascinated by the various ways in which nature's powers manifest themselves. 'The Force Behind its...
    1984, 17'45'', Video, De Appel, RCE, MonteVideo, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, LIMA
  • FOTOTOT (Exchange of Identity)
    FOTOTOT (Exchange of Identity) Ulay
    Performance documentation, Galerie Het Venster, Rotterdam, NL (September 5, 1975) This performance registration starts with an oral description of the upcoming performance, while Ulay, dressed up in a white uniform and with a white mask covering his fac...
    1975, 8'59'', Video, De Appel, RCE, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Lijnbaancentrum, LIMA
  • FOTOTOT (Identity Analysis)
    FOTOTOT (Identity Analysis) Ulay
    Video documentation of a performance in Galerie Beyer, Wuppertal, DE (March 5, 1976). This performance is the first in a series to which Ulay gives the name Fototot (Photo Death). In this performance, and in a number of others held at De Appel and Galerie...
    1976, 8'27'', Video, De Appel, RCE, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA
  • Franklin Furnace
    Franklin Furnace Martha Wilson
    1979, 29'01'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Furkart
    Furkart Christoph Rutimann
    1989, 18'53'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • Geben - Nehmen - Umorganisieren Kunstler - Publikum
    Geben - Nehmen - Umorganisieren Kunstler - Publikum Florian Schuller
    1977, 5'01'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Geschmacksversuche mit Papier (blind)
    Geschmacksversuche mit Papier (blind) Florian Schuller
    1977, 36'43'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Go Through the Motions
    Go Through the Motions Stuart Marshall
    'To go through the motions of saying one thing and meaning another' is de tekst die in dit werk continue wordt herhaald met behulp van een loop. In beeld is de mond van de kunstenaar die in het begin de gehele zin meezegt, en later slechts flarden tekst...
    1975, 8'00'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Gossip, Scandal and Good Manners
    Gossip, Scandal and Good Manners Ulises Carrión
    Carrión analyzes gossip and other associated areas such as rumour and scandal in art and life. He uses the form of an educational and scientific program where experts are called upon to air their views. Carrión consciously opts for this formal and objecti...
    1981, 45'13'', Video, De Appel, Time Based Arts, MonteVideo, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA, RCE
  • Guru for Detroit
    Guru for Detroit Chris Burden
    De kunstenaar zit naast Alexis Smith (die vaker op tapes van Burden voorkomt) op de bank en vertelt over de auto’s die hij heeft gehad. Bij iedere auto horen herinneringen, van auto-ongelukken tot gebeurtenissen uit de tijd dat hij een bepaalde auto bezat...
    20'28'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • Herenleed de Moeder
    Herenleed de Moeder Contemporary Art Foundation
    28'12'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Hollandse week in De Appel
    Hollandse week in De Appel Harrie de Kroon, Wally Stevens, Robert Malasch, Swagers, Nikolaus Urban, Wies Smals
    The Dutch Week (January 4th-11th, 1976) at De Appel was the first event to pay large-scale attention to performance art by Dutch artists and artists living in the Netherlands. Fragments of the performances presented during this week are registered on this...
    1976, 43'04'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Hollandse week in De Appel - vervolg
    Hollandse week in De Appel - vervolg Harrie de Kroon, Wally Stevens, Robert Malasch, Swagers, Nikolaus Urban, Wies Smals
    The Dutch Week (January 4th-11th, 1976) at De Appel was the first event to pay large-scale attention to performance art by Dutch artists and artists living in the Netherlands. Fragments of the performances presented during this week are registered on this...
    1976, 61'11'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • If You Don't Blow Your Own Horn, Nobody Else Will
    If You Don't Blow Your Own Horn, Nobody Else Will Robin Winters
    As the title page already indicates, this tape presents a ‘Portrait of the Artist’. The tape is a mixture of various forms of art and media, such as, performance, video art, sampling, photography and documentary. It is an ego-document in which the artist ...
    1977, 59'33'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Imitating an Action 1e fase
    Imitating an Action 1e fase Harrie de Kroon
    Imitating an action is a performance in three phases. In Phase 1, the artist is inspecting his own face on a monitor placed out of sight, studying his various facial expressions. The viewer automatically links these expressions to certain emotions. De Kro...
    1976, 21'39'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Imitating an Action, 2e fase
    Imitating an Action, 2e fase Harrie de Kroon
    In Phase 2, there is an audience. De Kroon is watching the registration of Phase 1, and is trying to imitate it. The spectators do not immediately understand what is going on, and initially think that what they are seeing on the monitor is live. Phase 3 i...
    1976, 20'35'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • In Two Minds - Question Tape
    In Two Minds - Question Tape Kevin Atherton
    This is the tape used in the performance In two Minds – third version: the tape containing questions from the interviewer Atherton to the interviewed Atherton. Together, the two tapes also form a video installation: two monitors are then placed opposite e...
    1978, 25'18'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • In Two Minds - Third Version
    In Two Minds - Third Version Kevin Atherton
    In 1978, the first version of the video performance 'In Two Minds' came into being. Kevin Atherton can be seen on a video monitor: he is interrogating the artist Kevin Atherton. Atherton then answers these questions during the live performance. In the sam...
    1978, 25'06'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • An Indian in Holland
    An Indian in Holland Károly Halász
    The tape opens with Transition: the first step to video. In this scene, Halász is walking slowly towards a television frame (empty casing without screen). Then he makes a footprint in paint on an empty sheet of paper that is lying on the floor, thus regis...
    33'21'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Ingehouden wil-feiten en vooruitgeschoven intuïtie, eigenlijk deel 1
    Ingehouden wil-feiten en vooruitgeschoven intuïtie, eigenlijk… Servie Janssen
    'In the ground-floor area at Gallery De Appel in Amsterdam, I worked on the performance 'will, facts and intuition'. Starting with an empty space, I wanted to bring about, as openly as possible – from that situation – a confrontation with the audience. I ...
    1978, 53'56'', Video, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA
  • Ingehouden wil-feiten en vooruitgeschoven intuïtie, eigenlijk deel 2
    Ingehouden wil-feiten en vooruitgeschoven intuïtie, eigenlijk… Servie Janssen
    'In the ground-floor area at Gallery De Appel in Amsterdam, I worked on the performance 'will, facts and intuition'. Starting with an empty space, I wanted to bring about, as openly as possible – from that situation – a confrontation with the audience. I ...
    1978, 59'19'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Installatie
    Installatie Ernst Mitzka
    1988, 7'25'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Installatie / Performance
    Installatie / Performance Buky Grinberg
    For this performance, part of De Appel is covered in white plastic, creating a marked-off area that visitors can enter by means of ladders. The ladders are then removed, and the visitors sit down on stools in the middle of the area. Grinberg is sitting on...
    1977, 37'04'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Interviewed by A. Smith
    Interviewed by A. Smith Chris Burden
    Sitting at a table in a garden in Italy, the artist is being interviewed by Alexis Smith, the woman who also appears in other tapes by Burden. Church bells can be heard in the background. Burden sheds light on various performances, including 'the oracle',...
    1975, 21'00'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • Joke/Jouke/Maarten/Lon
    Joke/Jouke/Maarten/Lon MST
    1989, 38'26'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Joyful Anticipation
    Joyful Anticipation Moniek Toebosch
    For the two-day performance Joyful Anticipation, held on April 28th and 29th, 1978, Toebosch made her audience choose beforehand on which days they wanted to come. Potential visitors had to choose between two drawings (floor plans), and were only allowed ...
    1978, 63'06'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Just a Glimpse
    Just a Glimpse Stuart Marshall
    Just a glimpse is een voor Marshall typerend videowerk aangezien er geëxperimenteerd wordt met de verschillende mogelijkheden en eigenschappen van het medium. Marshall laat zien hoe je een simpel beeld vervreemdend kunt laten werken door beeld en geluid n...
    1975, 6'34'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • Keep in View
    Keep in View Marcel Odenbach
    Keep in view is a four-channel video. In the upper left corner there’s a projection of a black-and-white tape of a journey through a tunnel. Through this image another fragments of videos flash - masses marching, crosses pulled down, the Wall torn down. ...
    1986, 7'24'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Köln
    Köln Alan Sonfist
    A man stands in an area of parkland. He lays out a light, rolled-up canvas on the ground. Then he slowly unrolls it. He meticulously places some branches and twigs on the canvas, precisely where they were before he unrolled it. 'As the canvas is unroll...
    1974, 17'21'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • Laser Performance
    Laser Performance Eventstructure Research Group, Jeffrey Shaw, Theo Botschuijver
    This tape contains the registration of a laser performance. What appear to be spatial forms are generated by manipulating a laser beam at great speed and in regular patterns. The planes and figures are made visible by smoke and dust in the air. This work ...
    1978, 21'13'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • leader clip
    leader clip Talking Back To The Media
    ‘Talking back to the media’ is a concept designed by David Garcia and Raul Marroquin. The video is a comment on the reality created by the mass media.
    1985, 9'06'', Video, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Time Based Arts, LIMA
  • Het Leven
    Het Leven Marjo Schumans
    Schumans is walking round in circles in a white room, where the light is diffused by a net curtain, and possibly also by a smoke machine. Schumans begins to walk, and, when a bicycle bell suddenly tinkles, she changes her posture by placing her right hand...
    1976, 30'21'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Lunedi
    Lunedi Terry Fox
    Alchemy plays a major role in Terry Fox’s work. His performances are mystical scientific experiments with various objects. Lunedi is one of these experiments. The act is filmed in such a way that it arouses the viewer’s curiosity about the way in which Fo...
    1975, 21'23'', Video, De Appel, LIMA

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  • Marja Samsom Presenting Miss Kerr
    Marja Samsom Presenting Miss Kerr Marja Samsom
    For this performance, Samson transformed Gallery De Appel into a nightclub. The camera is focused on a small stage with curtains lit up by a spotlight. Then Samson, dressed only in aluminium foil, steps onto the stage from between the curtains. She slowly...
    1976, 3'54'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • The Marshall Klugman Show
    The Marshall Klugman Show Mitchel Kriegman
    The Marshall Klugman Show is a collection of comical sketches made by Mitchell Kriegman between 1975 and 1979. The pseudonym is probably chosen to make this work as American as possible. This kind of programme, the show, is an American phenomenon, the col...
    1979, 29'24'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Melodies
    Melodies Dale Franks
    There are two men in the exhibition room. One of them is playing a harmonica, another one is murmuring and whistling along the melody.
    1980, 22'11'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Memory Window
    Memory Window Stansfield / Hooykaas
    'We made this project, "Memory Window", in August 1977 in the Jordaan (a district in the centre of Amsterdam), in the vicinity of the exhibition space of De Appel, where this installation was first on show. One of the ideas on which this project was based...
    1977, Installation, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Time Based Arts, LIMA
  • Merlo
    Merlo Joan Jonas
    In Merlo (the Italian word for blackbird), Joan Jonas focuses on the perception of image and sound from various distances. In the first scene, swathed in a black gown and veil, she clambers over the rocks in a chasm. The camera is above her. She is hummin...
    1974, 10'58'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Minutes of the Meeting
    Minutes of the Meeting Nan Hoover
    The starting point of this performance on videotape was a citation from Freud: 'The unconscious system may therefore be compared to a large ante-room, in which the various mental excitations are crowding upon one another, like individual beings. Adjoining...
    1977, 23'27'', Video, De Appel, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, LIMA
  • Moeder Aarde + Een Zwakke Zuidwesten Wind
    Moeder Aarde + Een Zwakke Zuidwesten Wind Beeldend Theater
    In this compilation tape, two extremes are confronted with each other, namely, nature (in Moeder Natuur/Mother Nature) and the city (in Een zwakke zuidwestenwind/A light southwesterly wind), with a view to intensifying the everyday experience. These two p...
    1975, 11'51'', Video, De Appel, LIMA
  • Morir d'amore
    Morir d'amore Urs Lüthi
    This video is a part of the exhibition “The desert is across the street” held at de Appel in 1975. “Morir d’amore” was demonstrated together with the video “Self-portrait”. In the beginning of the video the camera focuses on Luthi’s face. He flashes his ...
    1974, 9'35'', Video, De Appel, LIMA