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Video Data Bank, 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

Vaginal Davis: An Interview
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In this interview, American artist, independent curator, writer, and experimental filmmaker, Vaginal Davis reflects on her initiation...

 

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

Tags: activism, african-american, camp, gender, humor, language, performance, race, trans-sexuality, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

Jesse McLean Videoworks: Volume 1
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The three videos that comprise Jesse McLean Videoworks: Volume 1 (The Eternal Quarter Inch, Somewhere only we know and The Burning Blue) all concern various facets of our complicated emotional and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: found footage, media analysis, television, videoworks

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

Latest News

2 weeks 5 days ago
Tuesday March 17th, 2015 – 7:00 PM On Tuesday March 17th, we are happy to partner with Chicago’s Roots & Culture Gallery, to present...
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Los Angeles–based filmmaker Rebecca Baron is known for provocative essay films exploring such far-ranging subjects as Britain’s Mass Observation...
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California-based artist Lawrence Andrews focuses on issues of race, identity and power through a cross-disiplinary practice that spans video,...
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This month, Video Data Bank continues its longstanding collaboration with the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). The 44th edition of the...
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Video Data Bank has long been devoted to the ongoing preservation of video works in the collection, and we have been working for a number of...
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Reflecting on the last year, all of us at the Video Data Bank feel so fortunate that our work continues to be supported by a community of dedicated...