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Brian Holmes: An Interview
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In this interview, Brian Holmes, an influential art critic, activist and translator, discusses social forms of alienation, human...

 

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

Tags: activism, art criticism, art history, politics, state, the, technology, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

Kodwo Eshun: An Interview
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British-Ghanaian, writer, theorist and filmmaker Kodwo Eshun (b.1967) is known for his interest in the electronic mythology of sound. In this interview, Eshun discusses his desire to challenge...

 

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

Tags: african-american, sound, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

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

Year of the Spawn, Matt Wolf
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Year of the Spawn is an archival collage inspired by the synonymous song by the “gay church folk” band The Hidden Cameras. Wolf interpreted the song as an anthem for doomed youth. Having recently finished the historical film...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: found footage, history, lgbtq, music video

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