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Valerie Maynard: An Interview
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In this 1996 interview, African-American sculptor, printmaker and designer Valerie Maynard (b.1937) describes growing up in Harlem in the mid...

 

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

Tags: activism, african-american, politics, sculpture, social justice, vdb interviews, visual art

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In this interview, American writer, artist, performer Eileen Myles (b.1949) discusses the various philosophies that motivate her work,...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews

Tags: body, feminism, interview, lgbtq, literature, poetry, politics, vdb interviews

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Cande and Pancha’s daughter Maria Luisa and Marisela and Cachuchas’ daughter Veronica believe their fathers are locked in a competition for grandchildren. It’s now 3-0 Cande. Several years later, Cachuchas gives me a lesson in car repair then...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentary, family, latino/chicano

Peer Bode, Front Hand Back Hand
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"Actions, states, one B+W video camera, the Paik Abe Colorizer, a video switcher. The two states, a b a b, I put my hand in the camera frame and saw a colored hand shifting. I moved my, the, hand, including back and forth, realizing or connecting...

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: humor, image processing, performance, video history

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