Kuchar Archive

Video Data Bank is proud to represent the extensive video catalogs of renowned moving image makers George and Mike Kuchar.

2011 | 06:00
Stone Boy, The
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He hears the whispers of gargoyles in a hall of heavy stone. -- Mike Kuchar

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: poetry

2011 | 25:55
Hotspell
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This final weather diary travels through some rough inner and outer domains.  Social interactions blend more smoothly than the clash of air masses which threaten to clobber a prairie town in a vortex of violence. Flashbacks and flashpoints...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, environment, expedition/travel, food, george kuchar, humor, landscape, nature

Butchered Beefcake, The
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This video diary visits two sites that exhibited my visual works this past year, culminating at the VOLTA ART SHOW in N.Y.C., where I sold some paintings and a photograph. The underling theme of the diary deals with some bloating, scarring and...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: art collectors, autobiography, camp, diary, documentary, expedition/travel, george kuchar, humor, lgbtq, sexuality

Empire of Evil
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This high octane drama that I made with my students at the San Francisco Art Institute chronicles the moral decline of it's heroine, as the love of a man she obsesses over drives her over something else: a cliff into hell.  It's a free fall all...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: camp, film or videomaking, george kuchar, hollywood, humor, lgbtq, love, sexuality

The First Four Sorrows: Mike Kuchar
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Performance artist and playwright Dan Carbone belts out four spooky songs in a room filled with mummy dusted lunacy.

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: holiday, music, music video, performance

2010 | 10:00
Idolatry
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Why is the world still so beautiful when beauty’s self is fled; like the stone boy, mute, motionless and dead in marble loveliness.

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: body, poetry

Lingo of the Lost
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This turbulent and colorful drama about the proud and the profane was made with an international group of students at the school where I've been teaching for many decades: the San Francisco Art Institute.  Join this attractive assortment of...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: camp, george kuchar, humor

2010 | 11:20
Opal Essence
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He sighs for strange and hidden cities whose walls are pink stone, inlaid with opals, ebony and silver, and for altars where the body is worshiped under the shrine of night.

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: performance, poetry, religion/spirituality

Tummy Ache Time
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It's the season of joy once again and this video depicts the tasty and the troublesome in big, heaping spoonfuls.  Witness a social whirlpool of whipped confections and stripped confessions tastefully prepared in soupy symbolism.  See man...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, holiday, humor