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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

Breaking the Frame
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Marielle Nitoslawska’s Breaking The Frame is a feature–length profile of the radi-cal New York artist Carolee Schneemann. A pioneer of performance art and avant-garde cinema, Schneemann has been breaking the frames of the art world for five...

 

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

Tags: artist portraits, documentary, documentation, feature length, performance

2014 | 11:20
Harun Farocki, Parallel IV
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The four‐part cycle Parallel deals with the image genre of computer animation. The series focuses on the construction, visual landscape and inherent rules of computer-animated worlds.

"Computer animations are currently becoming a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: environment, history, media analysis, video games

Jessie Mott + 1 other
2013 | 04:13
Jessie Mott & Steve Reinke, A Day for Cake and Accidents
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A Day for Cake and Accidents features a cast of animal characters -- each of a different, though often indeterminate, species -- who struggle with impending astrological despair and engage in absurdist dialogs, confessing various...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animals, animation, body, chicago art, humor

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