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Videofreex, Nancy's Drug Problem
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In this short but provocative tape, recorded August 4th, 1971, Carol Vontobel “interviews” Nancy Cain who is speaking about her “coke addiction problem” under the pseudonym Nancy X....

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, humor

2013 | 14:56
Jesse McLean, Just Like Us
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A familiar landscape comprised of big box stores and parking lots proves a rich site for longing, intimacy, and radical change. Celebrities are observed in this environment and are reduced to ordinary beings in the process. An enigmatic...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), consumer culture, landscape, mental landscape

Vaginal Davis: An Interview
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In this interview, American artist, independent curator, writer, and experimental filmmaker, Vaginal Davis reflects on her initiation...

 

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

Tags: activism, african-american, camp, gender, humor, language, performance, race, trans-sexuality, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

Hester Scheurwater Videoworks: Volume 2
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In her overt challenge to conventional modes of femininity and sexuality, Hester Scheurwater confronts the viewer with her own body. The distorted, doll-like characters she plays in her video performances balance between fantasy and reality...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: animals, body, european film/video, family, feminism, gender, mental landscape, performance, videoworks, youth/childhood

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