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Jacqueline Goss + 1 other
2014 | 46:00
The Measures
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Jacqueline Goss and Jenny Perlin retrace the journey of two 18th-century astronomers tasked with determining the true length of the meter. From the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel, The Measures explores the metric system’s...


Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animation, documentary, expedition/travel, history, science, technology

Evan Meaney + 1 other
2015 | 27:44
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Big_Sleep™ explores problems in our archival urges. Via a single-channel desktop screencast, informatic elements ebb and flow—creating and relating interface absences. These gaps suggest that no amount of hard drive space can defy...


Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: art history, death and dying, documentation, film or videomaking, film theory, history, media analysis, time

Elisabeth Subrin Videoworks
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Video Data Bank is proud to present a compilation of celebrated titles by the artist Elisabeth Subrin, featuring four award-winning video works: Swallow (1995), Shulie (1997), The Fancy (2000), and Well, Well, Well...


Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: documentation, experimental film, feminism, history

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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