New Releases

1976 | 05:07
Peer Bode, Blue
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"An electronic synthetic color video, based on a memory of Larry Gottheim's film Blues.  Natural and electronic real time events, new American electronic cinema. B&W video camera, Paik-Abe colorizer, 1/2" vtr, blue berries, bowl...

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: image processing, performance, video history

Jesse McLean, I'm in Pittsburgh and It's Raining
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An experimental portrait of a lighting stand-in and body double for a famous Hollywood actress, and a glimpse at the behind-the-scenes of cinema production

Music by The Velvet Underground.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, hollywood

Breaking the Frame
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Marielle Nitoslawska’s Breaking The Frame is a feature–length profile of the radi-cal New York artist Carolee Schneemann. A pioneer of performance art and avant-garde cinema, Schneemann has been breaking the frames of the art world for five...

 

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

Tags: artist portraits, documentary, documentation, feature length, performance

2012 | 10:15
Oded Hirsch, Nothing New
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Hirsch’s most ambitious film to date and the pinnacle of his trilogy, Nothing New depicts the epic rescue mission of a man whose parachute is caught on electricity power lines. Involving hundreds of participants in a desolate field...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, art collective, body, conceptual art, labor, landscape, performance

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