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Year of the Spawn, Matt Wolf
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Year of the Spawn is an archival collage inspired by the synonymous song by the “gay church folk” band The Hidden Cameras. Wolf interpreted the song as an anthem for doomed youth. Having recently finished the historical film...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: found footage, history, lgbtq, music video

Jodie Mack: An Interview
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In this 2013 interview, experimental animator and School of the Art Institute of Chicago alumna Jodie Mack discusses the developments that...

 

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

Tags: animation, film or videomaking, interview, technology, television, vdb interviews

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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

Jim Finn, Zinoviev's Tube
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The movement’s founder Lois Severin, a former Trotskyite turned suburban housewife, was responding to the move from mass sociopolitical engagement of the 60’s and 70’s to the personal...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: marxism, philosophy, television

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