Single Artist Compilations

Single Artist Compilations are surveys of an artists moving image work.
Jennet Thomas: 6 pieces from my head

"This compilation is a selection of six short films and videos, made in London over the period 1994 to 1999. These pieces develop my own fusion of experimental writing/monologues with underground film forms, playing with fractured forms of...

 

Lawrence Weiner: Hearts and Helicopters - A Trilogy

A three-part series featuring important new works by internationally renowned conceptual artist, Lawrence Weiner, these works continue the themes of role- and game-playing, and the use of language. There are times when concurrent multiple...

 

Lawrence Weiner: There are Things that Move Outside of Motion

A structure of Lawrence Weiner. Each functioning apart (akin to a 45 RPM record). Each functioning as a part of a whole. Attempting to ascertain what in fact is motion.

Originally a compilation of 4 CD-ROMs.

 

 

Hotel Diaries: John Smith

Hotel Diaries is an ongoing series of video recordings made in hotel rooms, all of which relate personal experiences to contemporary world events. Works in the series currently include Frozen War (Ireland, 2001), Museum...

 

Emily Breer: Classics Exposed

Like a couple of kids pawing through a costume trunk, filmmaker Emily Breer and performance artist Joe Gibbons delight in trying on the attitudes and artifacts of culture. High culture and low —everything is fair game as far as these witty...

 

Eye/Machine I, II and III

Harun Farocki utilizes a vast collection of image sequences from laboratories, archives and production facilities to explore modern weapons technology. This trilogy examines "intelligent" image processing techniques such as electronic...

 

Halflifers: Action Series

The Action Series finds our alienated heroes in desperate attempts to communicate and find a way out of their endless crisis scenarios. The two pieces share a domestic setting, though this is no comfortable home away from home. Rather,...

 

HalfLifers: Rescue Series

Rescue Series is a HalfLifers project that attempts to articulate deep-seated anxieties about the loss of functionality or purpose through a series of spontaneous “crisis re-enactments.” As these fears overwhelm the psyche, the simplest...

 

In the four videos on this compilation, Helen Mirra utilizes performance, repetition, and the recitation of song to evoke the natural world, the sea, and landscape. Social conventions are questioned, along with our closest relationships and the...