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Videofreex, Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World
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Formed in 1969 at the legendary Woodstock Music Festival by David Cort and Parry Teasdale, who met while taping the events with the newly available Portapak video equipment, the Videofreex (also known as "the Freex") were one of the very first...


Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Videofreex Archive, Early Video Art

Tags: activism, african-american, art collective, body, chicago art, consumer culture, feminism, film or videomaking, image processing, performance, race, state, the, technology, television, video history

2012 | 11:56
Stephanie Barber, Healing
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The video hovers tentatively between therapy, documentary, poetics and mystic traipsery and ends, like all good things, in surrender to song. There is a challenge presented (the challenge to engage earnestly with the piece as it requests) to...


Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, mental landscape, music, poetry, sound

1978 | 02:44
Peer Bode, Vibratory Sweep
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"A hand made raster deflection unit was used, inspired by Nam June Paik's video synthesizer system. I also used a TV repair person's test signal grid, early digital. Two b+w video cameras, audio oscillator sweeping up and then down. More keying...


Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: image processing, video history

Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of prolific video artist Ximena Cuevas in our latest DVD box set, Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas. This four volume box set features 25 videos by the award-winning artist, spanning...


Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: consumer culture, death and dying, expedition/travel, family, feminism, humor, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance, sexuality, youth/childhood