Ture Sjölander
b. 1937

Swedish painter and photographer Ture Sjölander found the communicative breadth and fluidity of video imagery immensely appealing. Working with Bror Wikstrom, he created Time, shown on National Swedish Television in 1966. Time was a half-hour program of “electronically manipulated paintings.” According to Chris Meigh-Andrews, author of History of Video Art, Sjölander “worked with TV broadcast engineer Bengt Modin to construct a temporary video image synthesizer which was used to distort and transform video line-scan rasters by applying tones from waveform …

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Monument (1967)