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2014 | 10:00
Mike Kuchar, Nonsensical
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Bouncing baloons, cloth puppets and loud mouthed 'wall-bangers' enliven a grown up nursery.

—Mike Kuchar

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive

Tags: camp, youth/childhood

Terry Eagleton: An Interview
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In this interview, political and social theorist, Terry Eagleton (b. 1943), shares stories of his Irish upbringing...

 

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

Tags: history, interview, memory, philosophy, religion/spirituality, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

The Name is not the Thing named, Deborah Stratman
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In support of experiences that are essentially common, but to which language does not easily adhere, the video passes through places that are both themselves, and stand-ins for others. The title is taken from Aleister Crowley’s 1918 translation...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: language, poetry

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