New Releases

Ben Russell, Trypps #6 (Malobi)
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From the Maroon village of Malobi in Suriname, South America, this single-take film offers a strikingly contemporary take on a Jean Rouch classic. It's Halloween at the Equator, Andrei Tarkovsky for the jungle set.

--Ben Russell

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Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

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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

Tom Rubnitz + 2 others
1983 | 04:07
Plastic Rap with Frieda
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In this early Tom Rubnitz, Barbara Lipp and Tom Koken collaboration, "Frieda" performs her rap song with a bevy of dolls as back-up singers and dancers. Features rock-bottom production values and song lyrics by Barbara Lipp and Tom Koken.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: camp, city, dance, humor, lgbt, music, performance

Suitable Video, Volume 1
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This program loosely organizes work by a number of artists who showed at Suitable Gallery a DIY exhibition space located in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, during its 5 year run between 1999 and 2004. It speaks more of a community of...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases

Tags: chicago art