Intellectual Properties

John Adams &

The theme of Intellectual Properties is power; as related to politics, economics, mass media, advertising, modern myth, art and business, money and personality. These facts are illustrated by means of jokes, stories and anecdotes, which are both autobiographical and observational. (VIDEONALE.2 catalogue)

About the video

Title Intellectual Properties
Year 1985
Videonale VIDEONALE.2
Length 01:00:00
Format 4:3
Country United Kingdom,
Language English
Courtesy the artist
Specifications color & b/w, sound, single-channel video
Winner of Videonale Award

About the artist

John Adams
  • 1953 in GBR.
    Studied at Newcastle Polytechnic Fine Arts Institute in Newcastle, GBR. Lecturer at institutions including Newcastle Polytechnic and Sheffield Polytechnic, Newcastle, GBR, the Museum School of Fine Art, Boston, USA, and the Art Institute of Chicago, USA