e-[d]entity: Female Perspectives on Identity in Digital Environments

01:55:37 | 2 DVDs

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: Eastern European, Feminism, Future

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e-[d]entity: Female Perspectives on Identity in Digital Environments

e-[d]entity: Female Perspectives on Identity in Digital Environments is a two-part collection of videoworks created from 1982-2000 that explores the cyber environment and how it affects, expands, confuses, and involves female identity.

Curated by Kathy Rae Huffman.

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Etant donne le bleu (Given the Blue)
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Etant Donné le Bleu (Given the Blue) is a visual narrative—images breaking in a parallel universe, the realm of science fiction and the fantastic. The repetition, multiplication, and mechanization are intended to form a radically artificial world....

 

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Tags: future

1999 | 30:00
Hiatus
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Madi plays an interactive on-line computer game in the privacy of her apartment. Wearing a computer corset that stores her programs in a "Garden Interface", she propels her go-go cowgirl construct WANDA through the game world, encountering an...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: experimental film, future

Marina Grzinic + 1 other
1999 | 07:00
On the Flies of the Market Place
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On the Flies of the Market Place deals with the idea of the European space, divided and sacrificed. In a visually surreal world of facts and emotions—using documents from books and magazines—the video suggests a re-reading of the European space, i.e...

 

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Tags: european film/video, history

Watch Out for Invisible Ghosts
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This mock-virtual environment is a playground for the imagination. Equipped with helmet, goggles, and a basic understanding of early video game strategies, the artist morphs into an adventureland training camp where she meets with media icons on...

 

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Tags: future

U & I dOt cOm
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U & I dOt cOm is an experimental narrative/documentary hybrid about Zoey, a teenage girl who negotiates her identity in cyberspace. Dreaming about the perfect true love, she secretly navigates 3-D worlds to find romance. A web contest sweeps her...

 

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Tags: family, future, youth/childhood

Leaving the 20th Century
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Believing that we are, "dragging our feet into the 21st Century," Almy made this video trilogy to celebrate technology and the future in an ironic melange of politics, sociology, sexuality, and economics. Flawlessly melding sound and image, the...

 

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Tags: future, video history

Alphabetically Sorted
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Alphabetically Sorted is a scrolling list of 644 keywords downloaded from CompuServe and spoken by “Victoria: High Quality,” a speech synthesis program. This title is only available on e-(d)entity.  

 

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Tags: future, language

Seduction of a Cyborg
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A poetic allegory about technology's invasion of the body and the destruction of the immune system, witnessing the pollution of history that drowns us. Sponsored by the CICV, Belfort, France. This title is only available on e-(d)entity.

 

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Tags: future

Julia Meltzer + 1 other
2000 | 03:00
(chatlandia)
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(chatlandia) uses the public bathroom stall as format and metaphor for Internet relay chat lines (IRCs). The video's soundtrack is composed from transcripts of actual IRC sessions; the conversations emerging from this institutional facade speak of...

 

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Tags: future

code switching
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"code switching began as a contemporary reaction to Adrian Piper's Cornered (1988). It goes on to explore the fracturing of contemporary identity within modern culture, and the mechanisms by which individuals assign and create the cultural, racial,...

 

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Tags: future, media analysis

have script, will destroy
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“For quite some time the Hamburg artist Cornelia Sollfrank has been researching female hackers and found that hacking is a field completely under male domination. Nonetheless she was able to produce a series of several videos in which she...

 

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Tags: feminism, future

2000 | 06:45
lovehotel
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lovehotel uses excerpts from the book Fleshmeat by Australian Internet artist Francesca da Rimini, detailing her life online from 1994 to 1997. “Linda Wallace’s video lovehotel is about the emergence of new spaces of interaction, of new technologies...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: future