Icelandic (Reykjavik, Iceland, 1940)

Violin Power

video installation | single-channel video with sound, 10 min.
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  • Violin Power

    Steina, Violin Power, 1970-1978; single-channel video with sound, 10 min., dimensions variable; Collection SFMOMA, Camille W. and William S. Broadbent Fund purchase; © Steina Vasulka

Dimensions variable
Acquired 1995
Collection SFMOMA
Camille W. and William S. Broadbent Fund purchase
© Steina Vasulka


women, musicians, violins, musical instruments, distortion

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