Sadie Benning Videoworks: Volume 3
A collection of three remarkable works by Sadie Benning, produced between 1995 and 1998, including German Song, The Judy Spots, and Flat is Beautiful. Shot in black and white Super-8 film, German Song muses on a disengaged youth and grey afternoons...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: consumer culture, feminism, lgbtq, pixelvision, videoworks

1999 | 1:16:50
Betraying Amnesia: Latin America Video Portraiture
The videos in this program invite the viewer to reconsider assumptions about regional and personal identity by offering a wide sampling of portraits: a group portrait, a street portrait, a family portrait, a self-portrait, a portrait of portraiture...


Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: latino/chicano

Between the Frames
"Begun in 1983 and completed in 1992, Between the Frames offers a glimpse into contemporary history that is already past, a portrait of personalities and opinions shaping what and how art reaches a public forum.


Collection: On Art and Artists, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: art collectors, art criticism, art history, artist spaces, independently produced interviews, interview

Dara Birnbaum
1 DVD | 2001 | 27:00
Dara Birnbaum: Damnation of Faust Trilogy
Using Wagner's Faust as a touchstone, Damnation of Faust is a trilogy of highly structured and composed video works evoking a free-floating, non-linear dream or memory. The broad themes of the work are conflicting forms of societal restraint and...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: feminism, literature

Laura Parnes
2 DVDs | 2013 | 2:15:52
Blood and Guts in Hollywood: Four Works by Laura Parnes
Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of artist Laura Parnes. This two-volume box set features four video works that highlight her interest in the deconstruction of narrative film conventions, including her reimagining of Kathy...


Collection: Box Sets

Tags: body, consumer culture, crime or violence, feminism, installation, mental landscape, music, politics, youth/childhood

Lyn Blumenthal Videoworks: Volume 1
The two Social Studies videos call into question fundamental assumptions about the cross-purposes of entertainment: to entertain, to present cultural values, to mediate public policies, and to define social relationships.


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: feminism, gender, politics, videoworks

Border Art Clásicos (1990-2005)
An Anthology of Collaborative Works by Guillermo Gómez-Peña This "conceptual package" of collaborative videos and writings by leading theorists is a unique opportunity for students, artists and educators to explore the psyche, experimental...


Collection: Box Sets

Tags: activism, body, consumer culture, documentation, future, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance

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 creatures...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: history, holiday, humor, literature, performance

Broad Daylight and Other Times
Kevin Jerome Everson’s prolific body of work is grounded in formalism and combines scripted and documentary elements. The subject matter is the gestures or tasks caused by certain conditions in the lives of African-Americans and people of African...


Collection: Box Sets

Tags: african-american, documentary, experimental film, family, found footage, home dvd, labor, mixed media, photography, race