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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

ETC: Experimental Television Center 1969 - 2009
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ETC: Experimental Television Center 1969-2009 is a five-DVD box set presenting the electronic media work of over one hundred artists who participated in the Center’s Residency Program during a 40-year period. The collection offers a...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, DVD Box Sets

Tags: experimental film, image processing, television, video history

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Exit Interview is a tragi-comedy about obsolescence. A shrinking community’s resident documentary filmmaker is being fired.

In order of appearance: James Carter, Donigan Cumming...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: comedy, documentary

Tehching Hsieh: An Interview
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At the age of twenty-four, Taiwanese artist Tehching Hsieh (b.1950), moved to New York, where he has created and documented time-specific...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews

Tags: asian-american, body, conceptual art, documentation, performance, time, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

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