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Musical Insects, Deborah Stratman
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Film time takes on book time. An homage to a Bette J. Davis’ illustrated text, itself an homage to the small music makers of the insect world.

Camera, edit, sound design: Deborah Stratman

Music: Fontanelle

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: environment, music

Breaking the Frame
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Marielle Nitoslawska’s Breaking The Frame is a feature–length profile of the radi-cal New York artist Carolee Schneemann. A pioneer of performance art and avant-garde cinema, Schneemann has been breaking the frames of the art world for five...

 

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

Tags: artist portraits, documentary, documentation, feature length, performance

Peer Bode, Front Hand Back Hand
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"Actions, states, one B+W video camera, the Paik Abe Colorizer, a video switcher. The two states, a b a b, I put my hand in the camera frame and saw a colored hand shifting. I moved my, the, hand, including back and forth, realizing or connecting...

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: humor, image processing, performance, video history

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In this interview, Kori Newkirk (b.1970) describes his interest in the space that exists between categories. Hailing from...

 

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

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

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