04
Jun
08

Phil Morton (1945 – 2003)

Influential Video Artist and activist Phil Morton (1945 – 2003) founded the Video Area in 1970 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he taught from 1969 – 1981/82. The Video Area was the first department in the United States to offer a BA and MFA degree in Video Art. The Video Area eventually became the Video Department, which later became part of the Film, Video & New Media Department. Phil Morton also founded The Video Data Bank, one of the world’s leading collections of Video Art.

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