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Harun Farocki, Parallel III
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The four‐part cycle Parallel deals with the image genre of computer animation. The series focuses on the construction, visual landscape and inherent rules of computer-animated worlds.

"Computer animations are...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: environment, history, media analysis, video games

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Most of TVTV’s work takes place in the city, at the center of some pop culture event. “The Good Times Are Killing Me” takes place in the country – Southwest Louisiana, around the towns of Mamou and Eunice, the heart of Cajun country. This is an...

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, humor, television, video history

Les LeVeque Videoworks: Volume 3
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In Les LeVeque Videoworks: Volume 3, Les LeVeque explores time and the way in which it can be manipulated to affect the communication of emotion. In the first video, pulse pharma phantasm, LeVeque collapses 9 different...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: consumer culture, film or videomaking, found footage, gender, hollywood, image processing, media analysis, politics, television, videoworks, war

Tom Rubnitz, Listen to This
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Listen to This is a fragment of collective memory that finds critical relevance in contemporary Queer discourse.  Tom Rubnitz weaves narration, image, and a form of temporality, dislocated from ‘real time’, into a video where artist...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, aids/hiv, chicago art, death and dying, lgbtq, media analysis

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