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Some Chance Operations
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Shot in Naples, Vienna, and New York, Some Chance Operations explores the notion of an archival form, in this instance film, as an unstable memory receptacle that can vanish. History and how it is made is meditated upon as one of many chance...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: art history, artist portraits, city, european film/video, expedition/travel, experimental film, memory, mental landscape, travel

2016 | 34:00
The Art of Intervention: The Performances of JuanSí González
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This documentary explores the groundbreaking street performances of Cuban artist JuanSí González during the 1980s. A pioneer of relational aesthetic practice in Cuba, González transformed public spaces in Havana into laboratories for edgy exchanges...

 

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

Tags: art history, conceptual art, documentary, performance

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An Unangam Tunuu elder describes cliffs and summits, drifting birds, and deserted shores. A group of students and teachers play and invent games revitalizing their language. A visitor wanders in a quixotic chronicling of earthly and supernal terrain...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: indigenous, landscape, language, memory

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 A.K. Burns’ early video works use ritualized performance, finite gestures, dueling and duality to explore power relations and the body. In Electric at the Cosmic Age Lodge (2005) safety-orange spandex clad body-doubles wrestle through outer-...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: body, conceptual art, performance

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