At the Crista Dahl Media Library & Archive
Satellite Video Exchange Society fonds
VIVO Media Arts Centre was incorporated as The Satellite Video Exchange Society (SVES) in 1973. The SVES has been known to the public as Video Inn, Video In, and Video In Studios.
The SVES fonds include:
The organizational files of The Satellite Video Exchange Society
The Crista Dahl Library (publications, video)
MAAD (media artist and activist documentation files)
SVES Video Guide magazine
The International Video Exchange Directory
Video Out International Distribution collection.
SVES event documentation
Legacy technology and technical manuals
External membership organizations: Vancouver Artists League (VAL), Independent Film & Video Alliance (IFVA), Association of National Non-Profit Artist-run Centres (ANNPAC), Coalition for the Right To View (CRTV).
Special Collections include the archives of media organizations and artists and activists.
Key to Content Scope in Special Collections
M – Media (video, vilm or photographs in analogue and/or digital form)
P – Publications (books, periodicals, catalogues, posters, promotional materials, zines)
T – Textual Records (correspondence, CVs, other paper records)
E – Ephemera (objects)
Media Centres, Collectives & Initiatives fonds
1973 Matrix International Video Conference & Festival – M-P-T
Canada Dance – M
First Nations Access Program / First Nations Video Collective – M-T
Gayblevision Society – M-T
Metro Media Society – M-P-T
Renegade Library – P
Vancouver Status of Women Woman Alive TV Series – M
Women In Focus Society – M-T-P
Link to Fonds under the Navigation menu for online materials.
Link to highlighted names for finding aids and/or content.
Archivist (Emily Guerrero) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Archive Manager (Karen Knights) – email@example.com