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2014 | 23:30
Ben Russell, Atlantis
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"We Utopians are happy / This will last forever"

Loosely framed by Plato's invocation of the lost continent of Atlantis in 360 BC and its re-re-resurrection via a 1970s science fiction pulp novel, Atlantis is a documentary portrait of...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: landscape, minimalism, myth, nature

Valerie Maynard: An Interview
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In this 1996 interview, African-American sculptor, printmaker and designer Valerie Maynard (b.1937) describes growing up in Harlem in the mid...

 

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

Tags: activism, african-american, politics, sculpture, social justice, vdb interviews, visual art

The Plucking of the Succulents
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George Kuchar has been invited to Francis Ford Coppola’s vineyard for a large family picnic. Walking around the property with a friend, the two look on as a team of workers picks grapes for winemaking. The visual wonder of this setting is not...

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, george kuchar, nature

Videofreex, Shirley Clarke and the Camera
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Parry Teasdale, David Cort and Chuck Kennedy visit The Kitchen in New York looking for Shirley Clarke, and bump into Steina and Woody Vasulka who are overseeing a show in progress.  A few doors down they find Shirley in her studio, dressed...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: art collective, artist spaces, city, experimental film, film or videomaking, future, video history