New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
Lessons on Leaving Your Body, Nadav Assor
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Jake Wells, a professional tattooist, DIY drone builder, FPV (First Person View) flight hobbyist, and possibly the world’s first RC (Remote Control) Christian Minister, shares some of his stories and ideas regarding the connection between religion,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: landscape, memory, religion/spirituality, surveillance

Linda Montano Videoworks Volume 1
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VDB is proud to present Linda Montano Videoworks: Volume 1. Originally trained as a sculptor, Linda Montano began using video in the 1970s. She is a seminal figure in contemporary feminist performance art and her work has been critical in the...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: aging, body, death and dying, performance, religion/spirituality, ritual, vdb interviews

Linda M Montano 2016: An Interview
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Linda Montano is interviewed by Janet Dees, Curator at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Northwestern University. Since the 1960s, Linda Montano has aimed to blur the distinction between art and life with her performance and video work. Delving deep...

 

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

Tags: death and dying, interview, performance, religion/spirituality, vdb interviews

Lynda Benglis + 9 others
2017 | 1:41:56
On Screen, Lynda Benglis
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VDB TV: Decades, The 1970s

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: art history, blu-ray, body, conceptual art, feminism, mental landscape, performance, technology, television

2016 | 09:50
Reckoning 4
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RECKONING 4 is the second in a series of investigations into (among other things)

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: consumer culture, found footage, hollywood, sexuality, technology, video games

2017 | 7:00:00
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Video Data Bank is pleased to offer a DVD subscription to VDB TV: Decades, a unique five-part streaming series that casts a distinctive eye over the development of video as an art form from the early 1970s to the present. This 5-disc...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: activism, aids/hiv, art history, performance, politics, technology, video history

Kent Lambert Videoworks: Volume 1
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VDB is proud to present Kent Lambert Videoworks: Volume 1. Lambert is a Chicago-based musician and media artist. His creative output primarily consists of vocal driven art-pop music and pop-inflected video art made from repurposed industrial...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: culture jamming, humor, multimedia, technology, videoworks

Sadie Benning + 5 others
2016 | 1:15:12
Sapphire and the Slave Girl, 1995, Leah Gilliam
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VDB TV: Decades, The 1990s

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: activism, african-american, aids/hiv, camp, culture jamming, death and dying, feminism, lgbtq, love, media analysis, performance, politics, psa, sexuality, social justice, video history

Marshall Reese + 1 other
2016 | 1:30:00
Political Advertisement 2016
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The latest in Muntadas and Reese's series documenting the selling of the American presidency features political ads from the 1950s to ads from the 2016 campaigns, and highlights the development of the political strategy and marketing techniques...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), media analysis, politics, television