Tina Keane, interview, March 2015.

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“Film takes up a particular space but only for a particular time… what I like about it is the way it comes together… there’s something very exciting about it… you never quite know what you’re going to get.”
Multimedia artist Tina Keane talks about her early work, the influences that have developed her practice, and her primary concerns as an artist making work today.
Tina Keane’s work spans more than four decades and is identified by the theorist Jean Fisher, in her introduction to the book Electronic Shadows: the Art of Tina Keane, as exerting an immeasurable influence and contributing to our understanding of artistic invention and political engagement. We asked Keane to talk to us about her early work, the influences that have developed her practice, and her primary concerns as an artist making work today.
Interview and film by MK Palomar.

Tina Keane is a London-based artist who has been a pioneer in the use of electronic media in the visual arts. Keane's multimedia work She is an early example of performance work to incorporate live video and slide projections and was presented for the first time at The Hayward Gallery in 1978.She works across a wide range of media from performance and installation to film, video, internet and digital art. Reflecting a feminist perspective, her works often explore gender roles and sexuality. (learn more http://www.opengallery.co.uk/video-art/tina-keane-b-1948)