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In October 1969, the Videofreex visited the home of wealthy political and social activist, Lucy Montgomery, as she was hosting the Black Panther Party of Chicago during one of their most fraught times – the period just after Chairman Bobby Seale was...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: activism, african-american, documentation, interview, journalism, politics, social justice, television

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An intimate portrait of the artist at his home in San Francisco, this film delves into Mike Kuchar's life and work. The artist portrait explores, among other things, Kuchar's movie/music collections, his mysterious Casablanca editing system and the...

 

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

Tags: artist portraits, documentation, video history, visual art

Memory Palace
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Memory Palace is a short video grounded in the personal history of the artist. A discovery of a photo album activates memories of physical spaces, which in turn open doors to reminiscences of past family life. Inspired by the classical method of...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: african-american, city, diary, family, memory, music

A.K. Burns + 1 other
2014 | 16:21
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Untitled (shaving performance 2010) is a document of a privately held performance, in which Hubbard used a straight razor to remove the hair from the lower half of Burns’ body. The work looks at how desire, intimacy and fetish operate for queer...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: body, gender, performance, trans-sexuality

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