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.
Sara Magenheimer "Best Is Man's Breath"
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As an ominous voice guides us through Best Is Man’s Breath Quality, we are confronted by dense and complex images and sounds that appear and disappear before us. From primates engaging with their reflected selves to glowing jellyfish...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: language, sound

2017 | 12:00
Mike Kuchar "Soul Catcher"
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Earth's "garden" is fragrant with temptations but has far too many "thorns." He got "stung" and fell...got up...and fell, again and again!

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: body, camp, lgbtq, sexuality

Ann Cvetkovich: An Interview
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Ann Cvetkovich is the Ellen Clayton Garwood Centennial Professor of English and Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  She is the author of a number of books and works also with documentary film, memoirs...

 

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

Tags: lgbtq, memory, vdb interviews

Louis Henderson: An Interview
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Louis Henderson’s work focuses on anti-colonialism and criticizing the neocolonialisation of cyberspace.  Born in England in 1983, he graduated from London College of Communication and Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains. He...

 

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

Tags: history, interview, post-colonialism

Kidlat Tahimik: An Interview
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Kidlat Tahimik is a Filipino filmmaker, writer and actor who takes his name from the Tagalog translation of “silent lightning.” Known as the “Father of Philippine Independent Cinema,” his contemplative films are associated with the Third Cinema...

 

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

Tags: film or videomaking, interview, vdb interviews

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Largely focused on the critical use of language both archaic and contemporary, poet Caroline Bergvall’s work asks questions about cultural identity and feminism and explores challenging or unknown historical and political events. She works across...

 

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

Tags: feminism, lgbtq, literature, poetry, vdb interviews

Juliana Huxtable: An Interview
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Juliana Huxtable was born in Texas and studied at Bard College, NY. An artist working across video, photography, poetry, and music, her practice demands a reexamination of the canon of art history in order to break the cycle of misrepresentation and...

 

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

Tags: african-american, body, feminism, lgbtq, trans-sexuality

Liza Béar + 4 others
2017 | 1:07:18
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VDB TV: Decades, The 1980s An original program for VDB TV: Decades curated by Steve Reinke.

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases

Tags: culture jamming, death and dying, feminism, language, love, philosophy, sexuality

2017 | 09:00
SoulSurfers, Mike Kuchar
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Two earthbound bodies soul-surf into a new age of enlightenment!

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: body