peter d'Agostino, texts

Video Writings by Artists (1970-90)

Mousse LOOP, Barcelona (Contributor) 2017

Transmission Arts: Artists & Airwaves

PAJ Publications (Contributor) 2011

Under the Big Black Sun:

California Art 1974-1981

MOCA / Prestel Press, 2010

State of Mind:

New California Art circa 1970

University of California Press, 2010

Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video

in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-2000

University of California Press, 2010

Art and Electronic Media

Phaidon (Contributor) 2009

California Video: Artists and Histories

Getty Museum (Contributor) 2008

Digital Art, Thames & Hudson, 2008

Video Art, Thames & Hudson, 2007

New Media in Art, Thames & Hudson, 2005

International Mass Media in Transition

ATINER, Greece (Contributor) 2004

Closed Circuit Video Installation

Logos Verlag, Berlin, 2004

Telematic Embrace: Visionary Theories of Art,

Technology and Consciousness

University of California Press, 2003

Information Arts: Intersections of Art,

Science & Technology

MIT Press, 2001

New Media in the Late 20th Century

Thames & Hudson, 1999

Pioniere Interaktiver Kunst

ZKM-Cantz, Germany, 1998

ArtSpeak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas

Abbeville, New York, 1997

Kunst-Videos Cantz, Zurich, 1996

Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art

University of California Press, (Contributor) 1996

TRANSMISSION: Toward a Post-Television Culture

Sage Publications, (Co-Editor) 1995

Der Prix Ars Electronica, 1995; 1990

Linz, Austria. (Contributor).

International Video, Abbeville, New York, 1991


Aperture, New York, (Contributor) 1990

Communication Aesthetics

Salerno, Italy, 1987

Video Classics: A Guide to Video Art

and Documentary Tapes Phoenix, 1986

Videosfera, Belgrade, 1986

VIDEO, Montreal, 1986

Fire Over Water

Tanam Press, New York, (Contributor) 1986

TRANSMISSION: Theory and Practice for a

New Television Aesthetics

Tanam Press, (Editor) 1985

Resolutions: A Critique of Video Art

LACE, Los Angeles, 1985

The Un/Necessary Image

MIT/Tanam (Co-Editor) 1983

Comings and Goings

NFS Press (Author/Editor), San Francisco 1982

Still Photography, the Problematic Model

NFS Press (Co-Editor) 1981


A Decade in the Bay Area

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1981

En Torno al Video

Editorial GG (Contributor), Barcelona 1980

TeleGuide-Including Proposal for QUBE

CMSC/NFS Press (Author/Editor) 1980

Alpha, Trans, Chung -

Semiotics, Film, and Interpretation

WSU/NFS Press (Author/Editor) 1978

Seventh Assembling. New York, 1977

Eros and Photography

NFS Press (Contributor) 1977

Photography and Language

NFS Press (Contributor) 1976