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Rirkrit Tiravaniha: An Interview
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Rirkrit Tiravanija’s work explores the social role of the artist, and that role’s ability to create interactive spaces for people to come together. Focusing less on the construction of discrete objects, he maintains a practice predicated on diffuse...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews

Tags: conceptual art, interview, vdb interviews, visiting artists program

2015 | 26:00
Akula Dreams
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An old Russian Akula submarine, armed with ballistic nuclear missiles, is assigned a new captain. But Captain Pavel seems to care very little for Navy protocol. In fact, he feels the crew’s jobs are a waste of time, preferring to lead discussions...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: science, state, the, war

Sympathetic Vibrations: The Videoworks of Paul Kos
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the poetic work of West Coast conceptual artist Paul Kos. This two-disc box set features 25 video works that reveal how Kos mines humble materials for their physical properties and metaphorical possibilities....

 

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

Tags: art history, humor, landscape, minimalism, performance, video history, visual art

MAGIC HEDGE
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The Magic Hedge explores a bird sanctuary located on a former Cold War Nike missile site on the Northside of Chicago. Left to wander and observe, the viewer becomes aware of the park's open secret: men looking for fleeting sexual contacts within...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, chicago art, documentary, history, lgbtq, nature

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