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46+ years after Debord wrote "...the heart of the unrealism of the real society...," a nine-year-old child is instructed to repeatedly recite thesis #6 from The Society of the Spectacle. The recitations are re-mixed at one-second...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: marxism, philosophy, video games, youth/childhood

Sauerbruch Hutton Architects, by Harun Farocki
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"Three months in an architects’ firm in Berlin. From the architecture down to the tiniest door handle, a questioning of matter and the verb."

-- Harun Farocki

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: architecture, documentary

Les LeVeque Videoworks: Volume 3
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In Les LeVeque Videoworks: Volume 3, Les LeVeque explores time and the way in which it can be manipulated to affect the communication of emotion. In the first video, pulse pharma phantasm, LeVeque collapses 9 different...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: consumer culture, film or videomaking, found footage, gender, hollywood, image processing, media analysis, politics, television, videoworks, war

Let Us Persevere In What We Have Resolved Before We Forget
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"We are happy. (Silence.) What do we do now, now that we are happy?"

-- Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, documentation, experimental film, indigenous, nature

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