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Ben Russell + 1 other
2012 | 26:08
Ben Russell & Jim Drain, PONCE DE LEÓN
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“I could do wonders if I didn't have a body. But the body grabs me, it slows me, it enslaves me.”

-- Ponce de Léon

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: death and dying, post-colonialism, time

Year of the Spawn, Matt Wolf
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Year of the Spawn is an archival collage inspired by the synonymous song by the “gay church folk” band The Hidden Cameras. Wolf interpreted the song as an anthem for doomed youth. Having recently finished the historical film...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: found footage, history, lgbtq, music video

Brian Holmes: An Interview
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In this interview, Brian Holmes, an influential art critic, activist and translator, discusses social forms of alienation, human ecologies of...

 

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

Tags: activism, art criticism, art history, politics, state, the, technology, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

Ed Rankus, Thorns vs. Roses
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A collage piece. Oppositions of agony and ecstasy are explored. Morticia trims yet another rose stem, while Bugs Bunny takes up Zen. Guilt-wracked, a nun tries furtively to cleans herself of imagined sin. Or attain spiritual release. Various...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: body, religion/spirituality, sexuality