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In this interview, Basma Alsharif (b.1983) examines the multiple ways in which her work engages with the notion of nomadism. Beginning with a discussion of how she initially came to video...

 

Collection: New Releases, Interviews, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, language, middle east, migration, vdb interviews

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46+ years after Debord wrote "...the heart of the unrealism of the real society...," a nine-year-old child is instructed to repeatedly recite thesis #6 from The Society of the Spectacle. The recitations are re-mixed at one-second...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: marxism, philosophy, video games, youth/childhood

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 Steve Reinke has long been lauded for his irreverent, philosophical, and often acerbic works, which typically adopt the form of personal essays to wryly bend and reread wide-ranging topics...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animation, autobiography, found footage, language, lgbtq, visual art

Michael Gitlin, That Which Is Possible
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That Which Is Possible is a portrait of a community of painters, sculptors, musicians and writers making work at the Living Museum, an art-space on the grounds of a large state-run psychiatric facility in Queens, New York. Shot over the...

 

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

Tags: artist spaces, documentary, feature length, health, mental landscape, outsider art

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