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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

Martha Wilson: An Interview
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Feminist performance artist, Martha Wilson (b.1947), is director and founder of the alternative New York art space, Franklin Furnace...

 

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

Tags: activism, feminism, performance, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

Musical Insects, Deborah Stratman
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Film time takes on book time. An homage to a Bette J. Davis’ illustrated text, itself an homage to the small music makers of the insect world.

Camera, edit, sound design: Deborah Stratman

Music: Fontanelle

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: environment, music

2013 | 1:06:50
TOUCH
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A man returns, after fifty years, to Chinatown to care for his dying mother. He is a librarian, a re-cataloguer, a gay man, a watcher, an impersonator. He passes his time collecting images that he puts before us – his witnesses and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: city, death and dying, documentary, lgbtq, literature, memory, time

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