New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
Kent Lambert Videoworks: Volume 1
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VDB is proud to present Kent Lambert Videoworks: Volume 1. Lambert is a Chicago-based musician and media artist. His creative output primarily consists of vocal driven art-pop music and pop-inflected video art made from...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: culture jamming, humor, multimedia, technology, videoworks

Sadie Benning + 5 others
2016 | 1:15:12
Sapphire and the Slave Girl, 1995, Leah Gilliam
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VDB TV: Decades
1990s: The Whole World is (Still) Watching

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: activism, african-american, aids/hiv, camp, culture jamming, death and dying, feminism, lgbtq, love, media analysis, performance, politics, psa, sexuality, social justice, video history

Marshall Reese + 1 other
2016 | 1:30:00
Antonio Muntadas and Michael Reese 'Political Advertisement 2016'
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The latest in Muntadas and Reese's series documenting the selling of the American presidency features political ads from the 1950s to ads from the 2016 campaigns, and highlights the development of the political...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), media analysis, politics, television

I Really Hear That: "Quality Control" and Other Works
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Kevin Jerome Everson combines the observational and theoretical in innovative ways that shed light on life in Black America. In doing so, Everson asks us to meditate on the implications of Blackness, labor, and creativity. An original essay...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: african-american, experimental film, labor, politics, race

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Sections 1-30 of an incomplete extended poem describing the artist's connection to the radical black tradition. The completed poem will be formed of 180 sections.

"Lessons are all about constraints; they are thirty seconds, must feature a...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), african-american, body, consumer culture, diary, politics, post-colonialism, race, television

Lessons: XXXI-LX
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Sections 31-60 of an incomplete extended poem describing the artist's connection to the radical black tradition. The completed poem will be formed of 180 sections.

"Lessons are all about constraints; they are...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), african-american, body, consumer culture, poetry, politics, post-colonialism, race, television

Eduardo Kac
2017 | 3:36:13
Eduardo Kac: Telepresence, Bio Art & Poetry [1980-2010]
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Video Data Bank is proud to present the pioneering work of Bio Artist Eduardo Kac. This three-disc box set features art works that expand the limits of locality, light, and language. Included is a 119-page monograph containing seven essays that...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

Tags: body, interview, media analysis, poetry, technology