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Kendell Geers: An Interview
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In this 2014 interview, South African artist Kendell Geers (b. 1968) discusses the function of magic, myth, and memory in his work....

 

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

Tags: art history, conceptual art, language, magic, performance, post-colonialism, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

2013 | 20:40
Platonic, Dani Leventhal
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In Dani Leventhal’s Platonic, geometric specters twirl in space; pet cats foam at the mouth; a little boy mistakes his junkie dad for a superhero; and a confused adolescent worries he has sired a centaur. Platonic references...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: love, mental landscape, portrait

All That Is Solid
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“All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.”

— Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: image processing, post-colonialism, technology

Immortal, Suspended, Deborah Stratman
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The idea of suspension is evoked on shifting registers – as levitation, cessation, preservation, and suspense – and located in sites whose identities slip as we track through a space within a space.

Camera, Edit, Sound Design: Deborah...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: landscape, ritual

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