• Edinburgh International Television Festival

    The George Hotel

    The Edinburgh International Television Festival is actually a national conference organized to discuss issues important to television broadcasters in the United Kingdom. “Scratch” video was the subject of one session’s discussion and viewings. “Scratch” has its base in the popular subcultures of disco and video clubs, originating in disc jockeys’ practices of mixing and violating records to result in repetitive phrases and imperfect sounds. Scratch video is the latest version in a continuing Modernist esthetic project of deconstruction. It has its art-world equivalent in the work of media

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