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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

Ryan Trecartin: An Interview
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In this interview, Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Ryan Trecartin (b. 1981) discusses his personal...

 

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

Tags: family, gender, interview, lgbtq, media analysis, multimedia, performance, vdb interviews, visiting artists program, visual art

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In February 1970, the Freex visit the garage of the Hells Angels to informally discuss American politics and motorcycle maintenance. In this video, David Cort leads an extensive interview with the group’s president, Sandy Alexander. A five-year...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: documentation, politics

Buffalo Death Mask
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A conversation with Canadian artist Stephen Andrews returns us to a pre-cocktail moment, when being HIV+ afforded us the consolation of certainty.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: aids/hiv, documentary

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