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In this 2004 interview, Kori Newkirk (b.1970) describes his lifelong apprehension of being...

 

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

Tags: african-american, chicago art, painting, sculpture, vdb interviews

2014 | 23:30
Ben Russell, Atlantis
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"We Utopians are happy / This will last forever"

Loosely framed by Plato's invocation of the lost continent of Atlantis in 360 BC and its re-re-resurrection via a 1970s science fiction pulp novel, Atlantis is a documentary...

 

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Tags: landscape, minimalism, myth, nature

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46+ years after Debord wrote "...the heart of the unrealism of the real society...," a nine-year-old child is instructed to repeatedly recite thesis #6 from The Society of the Spectacle. The recitations are re-mixed at one-second...

 

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Tags: marxism, philosophy, video games, youth/childhood

Valerie Maynard: An Interview
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In this 1996 interview, African-American sculptor, printmaker and designer Valerie Maynard (b.1937) describes growing up in Harlem in the mid...

 

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

Tags: activism, african-american, politics, sculpture, social justice, vdb interviews, visual art

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