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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

The Name is not the Thing named, Deborah Stratman
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In support of experiences that are essentially common, but to which language does not easily adhere, the video passes through places that are both themselves, and stand-ins for others. The title is taken from Aleister Crowley’s 1918 translation...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: language, poetry

Susan Mogul, Feminist Studio Workshop Videoletter
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In 1975, the Feminist Studio Workshop (I was a member) at the Woman’s Building in LA, the Women’s Interart Center in New York City, and another feminist organization in Washington DC, attempted to set up a video exchange among feminist art...

 

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

Tags: art collective, art history, artist spaces, documentation, feminism, gender, tv production

Ryan Trecartin: An Interview
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In this interview, Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker Ryan Trecartin (b. 1981) discusses his personal interests and...

 

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

Tags: family, gender, interview, lgbtq, media analysis, multimedia, performance, vdb interviews, visiting artists program, visual art

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