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1976 | 04:35
Peer Bode, 1-87
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"Inspired by Ralph Hocking's fish biting video.  Eighty-seven stones thrown, volumes shifting of water sound, a real time performance event. Holding the camera and throwing 87 stones into the frame. 1/2" reel to reel Sony portapack." ...

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: mental landscape, performance, video history

2013 | 23:25
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The Battle of Karbala (680) resulted in the death of Hussein, the grandson of prophet Muhammad and all his supporters. This battle is central to Shi'a Muslim belief in which the martyrdom of Hussein is mourned by an annual commemoration, Ashura....

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: history, middle east, religion/spirituality, ritual, war

Tehching Hsieh: An Interview
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At the age of twenty-four, Taiwanese artist Tehching Hsieh (b.1950), moved to New York, where he has created and documented time-specific...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews

Tags: asian-american, body, conceptual art, documentation, performance, time, vdb interviews

2009 | 07:00
Nibbles
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In Nibbles, George Kuchar crafts a mini-travelette documenting his adventures around Cape Cod. Shot primarily in Provincetown, Massachusetts, Kuchar visits friends and takes every opportunity to sample the local cuisine. After a power...

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, george kuchar