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.
Coal Confession, Ilene Segalove

Addressing the camera, Segalove confesses to plagarizing her 5th grade report, The Story of Coal.

 

Mom in Famous Women, Ilene Segalove

The artist's mother comments about the status of women while reading a doll house sized book titled Encyclopedia of Famous Women.

 

Echos in Shadow and Light, Mike Kuchar

...A young man waits in darkness for the sun to display the world's colors.

 

Mike Kuchar
2018 | 05:00
Deep Roots, Mike Kuchar

...A lonesome soul gives his body to an elemental force that enters in through open windows.

 

Joan Braderman
1998 | 08:58
Framed, Joan Braderman

Framed is the second installment of the longer piece, Video Bites: Triptych for the Turn of the Century. Offering a series of visual metaphors discussing the ubiquity of the "frame" in contemporary life, Braderman uses her...

 

Still from American Hunger

Ephraim Asili’s five-part series The Diaspora Suite is both a personal and global study of the African diaspora. Created over the course of seven years,...

 

Mike Kuchar
2018 | 09:00
Inner Spaces, Mike Kuchar

Sunlight pours it's warm syrup over Mother Nature's favorite child!

 

Tour Without End, Laura Parnes

Tour Without End is an experimental hybrid feature-length video work that casts real-life musicians, artists, and actors as fictional bands on tour; the piece evolves into a cross-generational commentary on contemporary culture and...

 

Zach Blas, Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 

Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 is a re-imagining of scenes from filmmaker Derek Jarman’s 1978 queer punk film Jubilee, starring Susanne Sachsse and Cassils. Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 follows author Ayn Rand (Susanne...