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O, Persecuted turns the act of restoring Kassem Hawal’s 1974 Palestinian Militant film, Our Small Houses, into a performance possible only through film. One that involves speed, bodies, and the movement of the past into a future...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: european film/video, memory, middle east, sound, war

2014 | 12:11
Dreamsville, Mike Kuchar
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Something lies yet unwritten within a poet who lost that 'spark' of having been born 'brand new onto a sacred stage.

--Mike Kuchar

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: poetry

Ron Athey: An Interview
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In this interview, extreme performance artist and 1990s culture warrior Ron Athey (b.1961) discusses the genesis of his provocative...

 

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

Tags: body, performance, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

H2
2010 | 27:00
H2
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Nurit Sharett visited the city of Hebron over the course of a year, teaching video art to a group of young Palestinian women. Over time the artist established firm relationships with three of her students and their families. The video documents...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, jewish, middle east, poetry, politics

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