Single Artist Compilations

Single Artist Compilations are surveys of an artists moving image work.
HalfLifers: Rescue Series
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Rescue Series is a HalfLifers project that attempts to articulate deep-seated anxieties about the loss of functionality or purpose through a series of spontaneous “crisis re-enactments.” As these fears overwhelm the psyche, the simplest...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: humor, performance

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In the four videos on this compilation, Helen Mirra utilizes performance, repetition, and the recitation of song to evoke the natural world, the sea, and landscape. Social conventions are questioned, along with our closest relationships and the...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: chicago art, family, gender, performance, videoworks

Hester Scheurwater Videoworks: Volume 1
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These five short videos examine the relationship between the female body and the camera’s gaze.

“In Scheurwater’s universe, there is hardly any room left for human warmth. The only living being that evokes a sense of pity is a dog. And...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: body, feminism, performance, videoworks

Ximena Cuevas: El Mundo del Silencio (The Silent World)
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Cuevas is obsessed with the micro movements of daily life, with the border between truth and fiction, with the "impossibility" of reality. Her work relentlessly seeks out the layers of lies covering the everyday representations of reality and...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: found footage, gender, hollywood, humor, latino/chicano, love, media analysis, mental landscape, performance, sexuality

Donigan Cumming Videoworks: Volume 1
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Utilizing a mix of documentary and improvisational styles, the portraits featured in these three videos highlight the often forgotten, the marginal, those on the edge of society. The portraits are equally grotesque, comic and tender, and Cumming’...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: documentary, photography, portrait, videoworks

Donigan Cumming Videoworks: Volume 2
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In these two videos, Cumming investigates the worlds of a pair of abject heroes, Colin and Pierre, one a recovering alcoholic, the other an addict. One talks angrily about his former addiction and of the sacrifices he made for the “romance” of a...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: health, memory, mental landscape, performance, portrait, videoworks

Donigan Cumming Videoworks: Volume 3
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Three short pieces highlighting how difficult it is to create images that make sense in a world where everything is flawed and everything has already been said.

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: humor, mental landscape, performance, videoworks

Cumming, Donigan: Four Short Pieces
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Four short pieces: three featuring anecdotes and conversations, the fourth an icy landscape.

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: body, death and dying, family, health, memory, mental landscape, performance

Donigan Cumming: Controlled Disturbance
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This three-DVD collection features 18 titles, 10 years of videography, and over six hours of material by Donigan Cumming.

"Cumming has said that it is his intention to question, "the myth of the innocent, invisible photographic witness."...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: aging, body, crime or violence, death and dying, health, mental landscape, performance, photography, portrait, self-reflexive video