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From It Is Hard to Touch the Real at DCA. Images show DCA Galleries during the event. There are rows of televisions playing different short films.

It Is Hard to Touch the Real

Artists' documentary videos

01 April - 30 April 2004

This exhibition looked at the increasing use of documentary video in current art practice and brings together a broad range of works by over 40 artists from all over the world.It Is Hard to Touch the Real questions the representation of reality in contemporary society at a time when the confusion of fact and fiction is evident in the proliferation of reality soaps, docu-dramas and info-tainment programmes.

Exhibition images

A white video cassette that says 'Dundee Contemporary Arts Exhibition - It Is Hard to Touch the Real'. There are stacks of video cassettes next to this.
Chairs face televisions that each playing different videos. The walls are blue with the words 'It Is Hard to Touch the Real' spray painted on them.
Chairs face televisions that each playing different videos. The walls are blue with the words 'It Is Hard to Touch the Real' spray painted on them.
DCA Galleries during It Is Hard to Touch the Real. Chairs face televisions, which are each playing different videos. The walls are painted blue.