Miranda July Videoworks: Volume 1

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Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: Family, Home DVD, Mental Landscape, Performance, Sexuality, Videoworks, Youth/Childhood

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Miranda July Videoworks: Volume 1

Four short videos by artist Miranda July, covering the period 1996 to 2001.

Included Titles

Miranda July
1996 | 10:00
Atlanta
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A 12-year-old Olympic swimmer and her mother (both played by July) speak to the public about going for the gold. “As the film progresses through subtle editing-in-reverse, July reveals the world around the televised facade. ... [T]he 23-year-old...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: family, performance, youth/childhood

Miranda July, The Amateurist
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A captivating video about surveillance, identity, watching, and being watched, The Amateurist slides along the edges of horror and satire to create an unsettling portrait of a woman on the brink of a technologically driven madness.

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: feminism, surveillance, television

Miranda July
1999 | 27:00
Nest of Tens
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Nest of Tens is comprised of four alternating stories which reveal mundane yet personal methods of control. These systems are derived from intuitive sources. Children and a retarded adult operate control panels made out of paper, lists, monsters,...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: family, youth/childhood

Getting Stronger Every Day
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"There are two movies I saw on TV about boys who were taken from their families and then returned to them years later. One boy was on a fun spaceship for years and the other boy was kidnapped and molested. These boys were never the same again and...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: family, youth/childhood

Exhibitions + Festivals

VideoEx (Zurich, Switzerland), 2006