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2013 | 14:56
Jesse McLean, Just Like Us
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A familiar landscape comprised of big box stores and parking lots proves a rich site for longing, intimacy, and radical change. Celebrities are observed in this environment and are reduced to ordinary beings in the process. An enigmatic...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), consumer culture, landscape, mental landscape

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This film uses historical movie materials ('Son of Tarzan' films from 1920 and 1950) together with materials from a vast number of sources to produce a densely lyrical, tersely compacted meditation on brutality, martyrdom, Colonialism, and loss....

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: death and dying, post-colonialism

Video Data Bank, Ron Athey: An Interview
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In this interview, extreme performance artist and 1990s culture warrior Ron Athey (b.1961) discusses the genesis of his provocative performance style and the memories and desires that continue...

 

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

Tags: body, performance, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

2014 | 10:00
Mike Kuchar, Adam's Apple
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A 'poet' and a 'painter' discover a malign muse, but their fear and anger keep them young.

—Mike Kuchar

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive

Tags: sexuality

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