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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

2014 | 38:00
Forest Law
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Forest Law underlines the persistent fact that we are yet to learn to live otherwise in an age defined by the colossal consequences of a new socio-geological order we ourselves have created through irresponsible interactions with Earth’s systems.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, documentary, environment, indigenous, nature

A.L. Steiner + 2 others
2008 | 08:45
You will never You will never be a woman. You must live the rest of your days en
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You will never be a woman. You must live the rest of your days entirely as a man and you will only grow more masculine with every passing year. There is no way out.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: activism, body, gender, lgbtq, love, performance, politics, sexuality, trans-sexuality

Notes on Gesture
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Inspired by a riff on a popular joke “Everybody wanna be a black woman but nobody wanna be a black woman,” Notes On Gesture is a video comparing authentic and dramatic gestures. The piece uses the 17th Century text Chirologia: Or the Natural...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: african-american, body, gender, language, literature, media analysis, performance, politics, race

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