DVD Box Sets

2 DVDs | 2013 | 2:15:52
Blood and Guts in Hollywood: Four Works by Laura Parnes
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of artist Laura Parnes. This two-volume box set features four video works that highlight her interest in the deconstruction of narrative film conventions, including her reimagining of Kathy...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: body, consumer culture, crime or violence, feminism, installation, mental landscape, music, politics, youth/childhood

Border Art Clásicos (1990-2005)
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An Anthology of Collaborative Works by Guillermo Gómez-Peña

This "conceptual package" of collaborative videos and writings by leading theorists is a unique opportunity for students, artists and educators to explore the psyche,...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: activism, body, consumer culture, documentation, future/technology, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance

Broad Daylight and Other Times
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Kevin Jerome Everson’s prolific body of work is grounded in formalism and combines scripted and documentary elements. The subject matter is the gestures or tasks caused by certain conditions in the lives of African-Americans and people of African...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: african-american, documentary, experimental film, family, found footage, labor, mixed media, photography, race

3 DVDs | 2005 | 6:00:00
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, DVD Box Sets

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

7 DVDs | 2012 | 8:00:00
Ken Kobland, Film Work 1975-2011 Ken Kobland
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Ken Kobland has been working in various aspects of film and video since 1971, creating productions in collaboration with performing artists such as Philip Glass, the Wooster Group, Elizabeth LeCompte, and Spalding Gray. His work explores a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: autobiography, city, diary, environment, expedition/travel, film or videomaking, future/technology, landscape, literature, memory, performance

4 DVDs | 2012 | 2:35:28
Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of prolific video artist Ximena Cuevas in our latest DVD box set, Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas. This four volume box set features 25 videos by the award-winning artist, spanning...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: consumer culture, death and dying, expedition/travel, family, feminism, humor, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance, sexuality, youth/childhood

2 DVDs | 2011 | 2:07:30
HalfLifers: The Complete History, 1992 - 2010
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HalfLifers is an ongoing collaborative project created by longtime friends and fellow media artists Torsten Zenas Burns and Anthony M. Discenza. Embracing a gestural improvisation-based performance style and championing a rigorously low-fi...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: body, death and dying, food, future/technology, humor, media analysis, performance

1 DVD | 2007 | 1:03:00
Jason Simon: Three Videos
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This special box set, Jason Simon: Three Videos, includes a booklet with an in depth essay by media scholar Cynthia Chris.

"More than any other media artist, Jason Simon explores the inner reaches of American consumer culture in...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: consumer culture, media analysis, performance, television

3 DVDs | 2004 | 3:34:42
Pistolary! Films and Videos by Peggy Ahwesh
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This 3-disc DVD collection features nine works by maverick film and video maker Peggy Ahwesh. The set also includes title descriptions, a biography, film/videography, a selected bibliography, and the following texts:

  • Pistolary!...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations, DVD Box Sets

Tags: consumer culture, crime or violence, feminism, future/technology, gender, language, lgbt, mental landscape, performance, sexuality, video games, youth/childhood