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Kodwo Eshun: An Interview
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British-Ghanaian, writer, theorist and filmmaker Kodwo Eshun (b.1967) is known for his interest in the electronic mythology of sound. In this interview, Eshun discusses his desire to challenge...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews, Single Titles

Tags: african-american, sound, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

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West coast artists, Mike Mandel (b.1950) and Larry Sultan (1946-2009) became artistic collaborators in 1972 while both enrolled in...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), blumenthal/horsfield interviews, culture jamming, photography

Year of the Spawn, Matt Wolf
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Year of the Spawn is an archival collage inspired by the synonymous song by the “gay church folk” band The Hidden Cameras. Wolf interpreted the song as an anthem for doomed youth. Having recently finished the historical film...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: found footage, history, lgbtq, music video

Jim Finn, Zinoviev's Tube
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The movement’s founder Lois Severin, a former Trotskyite turned suburban housewife, was responding to the move from mass sociopolitical engagement of the 60’s and 70’s to the personal...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: marxism, philosophy, television

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