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Eddie Chambers: An Interview
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British theorist and art historian Eddie Chambers (b.1960) is a curator and a regular contributor to Art Monthly and...

 

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

Tags: african-american, art criticism, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

2013 | 1:06:50
TOUCH
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A man returns, after fifty years, to Chinatown to care for his dying mother. He is a librarian, a re-cataloguer, a gay man, a watcher, an impersonator. He passes his time collecting images that he puts before us – his witnesses and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: city, death and dying, documentary, lgbtq, literature, memory, time

Let Us Persevere In What We Have Resolved Before We Forget
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"We are happy. (Silence.) What do we do now, now that we are happy?"

-- Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, documentation, experimental film, indigenous, nature

2012 | 10:15
Oded Hirsch, Nothing New
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Hirsch’s most ambitious film to date and the pinnacle of his trilogy, Nothing New depicts the epic rescue mission of a man whose parachute is caught on electricity power lines. Involving hundreds of participants in a desolate field...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, art collective, body, conceptual art, labor, landscape, performance

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