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Jesse McLean Videoworks: Volume 1
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The three videos that comprise Jesse McLean Videoworks: Volume 1 (The Eternal Quarter Inch, Somewhere only we know and The Burning Blue) all concern various facets of our complicated emotional and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: found footage, media analysis, television, videoworks

automatism and (-)(+) feedback
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automatism and (-)(+) feedback is a 3:29-minute video made from shot footage of a 10-year old child playing Zombie Smash on a handheld device.  The video footage and sound have been repeatedly rescanned and resampled using...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: image processing, video games, youth/childhood

The Sun Glows Over the Mountains
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A wistful film on the love of homeland.

Video artist Nurit Sharett recounts her childhood memories and converses with her Palestine-born parents who grew up in the British Mandate years.  They both took part in realizing the Zionist...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, documentary, family, jewish, middle east, politics

Jodie Mack: An Interview
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In this 2013 interview, experimental animator and School of the Art Institute of Chicago alumna Jodie Mack discusses the developments...

 

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

Tags: animation, film or videomaking, interview, technology, television, vdb interviews

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