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In this 2004 interview, Kori Newkirk (b.1970) describes his lifelong apprehension of...

 

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

Tags: african-american, chicago art, painting, sculpture, vdb interviews

2013 | 1:25:08
DAREDEVILS, Stephanie Barber
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A portrait of risk and language, DAREDEVILS, presents the experimental narrative of a writer as she interviews a well-known artist and feels the reverberations of their discussion throughout her day. Visually spare, still and verbose,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: death and dying

The Natural Look, Steve Reinke
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There is no future in reproduction. I have no concern with any species extending itself through time. You think you have given birth to a baby, when really you have given birth to a bus driver, or tax collector. Instead I'm interested in the...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: body, found footage, humor, lgbtq, mental landscape, sexuality

2012 | 10:15
Oded Hirsch, Nothing New
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Hirsch’s most ambitious film to date and the pinnacle of his trilogy, Nothing New depicts the epic rescue mission of a man whose parachute is caught on electricity power lines. Involving hundreds of participants in a desolate field...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, art collective, body, conceptual art, labor, landscape, performance

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