Box Sets

4 DVDs | 1995 | 8:27:11
Surveying the First Decade: Volume 2
This comprehensive package on the history of experimental and independent video is an essential tool for teachers, libraries, and researchers. Volumes 1 and 2 include over 16 hours of historic video on eight thematically curated programs, exploring...


Collection: Curated Compilations, Box Sets, Early Video Art

Tags: activism, documentary, image processing, video history

Paul Kos
2 DVDs | 2016 | 1:07:00
Sympathetic Vibrations: The Videoworks of Paul Kos
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: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

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

Paul Chan
1 DVD | 2009 | 1:51:30
Tin Drum Trilogy
Paul Chan's Tin Drum Trilogy includes the highly acclaimed single channel videos RE:_THE OPERATION (2002, 27:30, U.S., color, sound), BAGHDAD IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER (2003, 51:00, U.S., color, sound), and Now promise now threat (2005, 33:00, U.S.,...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

Tags: activism, middle east, politics, religion/spirituality

Tran, T. Kim-Trang: The Blindness Series
The Blindness Series consists of eight short videos that investigate blindness and metaphors. Topics of individual titles include cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, vision and sexuality, video surveillance, hysterical blindness, alexia or word-...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

Tags: asian-american, body, death and dying, documentary, family, health, language, surveillance

5 DVDs | 2017
VDB TV: Decades
VDB TV: Decades is a unique series that casts a distinctive eye over the development of video as an art form from the early 1970s to the present, produced to mark the 40th anniversary of the Video Data Bank. Each program in this five-disc box set...


Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Box Sets, Compilations

Tags: african-american, artist portraits, autobiography, experimental film, future, media analysis, memory, middle east, politics, portrait, self-reflexive video, television, war

Yvonne Rainer + 1 other
2 DVDs | 2005 | 2:11:00
A Woman Who...: Selected Works of Yvonne Rainer
This 2-DVD collection features five early films, a historically important dance and a recent work by media artist and choreographer Yvonne Rainer, and a documentary portrait by Charles Atlas. The collection includes a booklet featuring a detailed...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

Tags: body, conceptual art, dance, history, performance

George Kuchar
5 DVDs | 2006 | 9:31:22
The World of George Kuchar
Beloved by filmmakers such as John Waters and Todd Solondz, George Kuchar worked with the moving image for over half a century. In the 1950s, Kuchar and his twin brother Mike began producing ultra-low-budget underground versions of Hollywood genre...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets, Kuchar Archive

Tags: animals, autobiography, body, camp, diary, environment, expedition/travel, family, food, holiday, home dvd, humor