Paul Chan
1 DVD | 2009 | 1:51:30
Tin Drum Trilogy
Paul Chan's Tin Drum Trilogy includes the highly acclaimed single channel videos RE:_THE OPERATION (2002, 27:30, U.S., color, sound), BAGHDAD IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER (2003, 51:00, U.S., color, sound), and Now promise now threat (2005, 33:00, U.S.,...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

Tags: activism, middle east, politics, religion/spirituality

Tran, T. Kim-Trang: The Blindness Series
The Blindness Series consists of eight short videos that investigate blindness and metaphors. Topics of individual titles include cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, vision and sexuality, video surveillance, hysterical blindness, alexia or word-...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

Tags: asian-american, body, death and dying, documentary, family, health, language, surveillance

1 DVD | 2011 | 1:12:07
Videofreex, Tuned In, Turned On! Videofreex Tape the World
Formed in 1969 at the legendary Woodstock Music Festival by David Cort and Parry Teasdale, who met while taping the events with the newly available Portapak video equipment, the Videofreex (also known as "the Freex") were one of the very first video...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Videofreex Archive

Tags: activism, african-american, art collective, body, chicago art, consumer culture, feminism, film or videomaking, image processing, performance, race, state, the, technology, television, video history

Mike Kuchar
1 DVD | 2019 | 20:00
Two Movies, Mike Kuchar
...Each of these two movies, (both ten minutes in length), deal with elemental Spirits of the imagination and with the cosmic forces in Space and Time... ...and "Inner" and "Outer" Universe is thus rendered and hosted by a youth, aged in mind — but...


Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Kuchar Archive

Tags: lgbtq, poetry

Stephen Varble
1 DVD | 2020 | 3:57:02
Stephen Varble: Videoworks
Stephen Varble (1946-1984) staged gender-confounding costume performances on the streets of 1970s Manhattan, and became infamous for his anti-commercial disruptions of galleries, banks, and boutiques. In 1978, he retreated from this public work to...


Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: aids/hiv, art collective, body, camp, feature length, gender, lgbtq, magic, ritual, videoworks

5 DVDs | 2017
VDB TV: Decades
VDB TV: Decades is a unique series that casts a distinctive eye over the development of video as an art form from the early 1970s to the present, produced to mark the 40th anniversary of the Video Data Bank. Each program in this five-disc box set...


Collection: Curated Compilations, Box Sets, Compilations

Tags: african-american, artist portraits, autobiography, experimental film, future, media analysis, memory, middle east, politics, portrait, self-reflexive video, television, war

1 DVD | 2020 | 1:33:46
Annie Goldson & Chris Bratton, The Deathrow Notebooks
The Video Art and Mass Incarceration compilation includes works from the Video Data Bank collection that focus on the rapid expansion of prisons during the end of the 20th Century in the United States. Since the time of slavery, the criminal...


Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases

Tags: activism, african-american, crime or violence, incarceration, race, social justice, state, the, surveillance

Lawrence Weiner: Hearts and Helicopters - A Trilogy
A three-part series featuring important new works by internationally renowned conceptual artist, Lawrence Weiner, these works continue the themes of role- and game-playing, and the use of language. There are times when concurrent multiple realities...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: conceptual art, language

Lawrence Weiner: There are Things that Move Outside of Motion
A structure of Lawrence Weiner. Each functioning apart (akin to a 45 RPM record). Each functioning as a part of a whole. Attempting to ascertain what in fact is motion. Originally a compilation of 4 CD-ROMs.  


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: conceptual art, music