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The Advice Shape
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The sense that you are about to be shown something wrong lingers throughout this bizarre semi-narrative. Appropriated imagery of natural disasters, paper crafts, mutated animals, abject beauty and genocide form an exquisite corpse of uncanny...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, mental landscape

Semiconductor Videoworks: Volume 1
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Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, who comprise the UK artist duo Semiconductor, make moving image works that explore the material nature of our world and question our place in the physical universe. This collection of works shows Semiconductor’s...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: animation, environment, landscape, science, sound, videoworks

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

ETC: Experimental Television Center 1969 - 2009
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ETC: Experimental Television Center 1969-2009 is a five-DVD box set presenting the electronic media work of over one hundred artists who participated in the Center’s Residency Program during a 40-year period. The collection offers a...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, DVD Box Sets

Tags: experimental film, image processing, television, video history

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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...
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Thursday, October 16th – 6:00 p.m. Gene Siskel Film Center 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60640 In his playful and thought-provoking short...
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The world of cinema lost a comrade in July with the sudden passing of Harun Farocki. Video Data Bank Director Abina Manning will present a tribute...