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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

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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

Peggy Ahwesh 2007: An Interview
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In this interview, American filmmaker, teacher, and video artist Peggy Ahwesh (b.1954) delves into the key figures and primary texts...

 

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

Tags: city, experimental film, film or videomaking, found footage, gender, interview, mental landscape, philosophy, vdb interviews

2014 | 08:38
Harun Farocki, Parallel II
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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: media analysis, video games

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