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Jesse McLean, Just Like Us
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A familiar landscape comprised of big box stores and parking lots proves a rich site for longing, intimacy, and radical change. Celebrities are observed in this environment and are reduced to ordinary beings in the process. An enigmatic...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), consumer culture, landscape, mental landscape

Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of prolific video artist Ximena Cuevas in our latest DVD box set, Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas. This four volume box set features 25 videos by the award-winning artist, spanning...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: consumer culture, death and dying, expedition/travel, family, feminism, humor, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance, sexuality, youth/childhood

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. Beginning at childhood, Geers charts the path he has taken in...

 

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

The Sun Glows Over the Mountains
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A wistful film on the love of homeland.

Video artist Nurit Sharett recounts her childhood memories and converses with her Palestine-born parents who grew up in the British Mandate years.  They both took part in realizing the Zionist...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, documentary, family, jewish, middle east, politics

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