2 DVDs | 1998 | 2:02:50
The New McLennium
As the expansiveness of video and its accompanying new technologies continues to transform our culture and our world, another historical tension is developing—not unlike the technological revolution seen at the last turn of the century. That tension...


Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: animation, consumer culture, crime or violence, future, surveillance, technology

O Night Without Objects
O Night Without Objects, A Trilogy explores the relationship of conversion experiences - therapeutic, political and religious - to technology, fear and family.  The segments are stylistically diverse, employing theatrical, documentary and...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: jewish, psychoanalysis, race, religion/spirituality, youth/childhood

Harun Farocki
1 DVD | 2014 | 43:12
The four‐part cycle Parallel deals with the image genre of computer animation. The series focuses on the construction, visual landscape and inherent rules of computer-animated worlds. “Computer animations are currently becoming a general model,...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: technology, video games, war

Renée Green
1 DVD | 2016 | 56:00
At the epicenter of Green’s extensive multimedia installation Partially Buried in Three Parts (1996-1997), Partially Buried (1996) and Partially Buried Continued (1997) explore a web of genealogical traces, initiated by a reflection upon the work...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: activism, art history, conceptual art, crime or violence, history, memory, time, war

Paweł Wojtasik Videoworks: Volume 1
Exploring climate change, the destruction of nature, and industrial pollution, these four works by Paweł Wojtasik paint horrific yet meditative landscapes of global infrastructures including meat production, waste treatment, and laboratory...


Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: animals, body, consumer culture, documentary, environment, nature

11 DVDs | 2003 | 1:07:21
Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image
Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image, produced by Bick Productions (Ilene Kurtz Kretzschmar and Caroline Bourgeois) and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, was conceived to make accessible the work of some of the most important artists...


Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: conceptual art, visual art

Daniel Eisenberg
3 DVDs | 2011 | 3:23:53
Daniel Eisenberg, POSTWAR: The Films of Daniel Eisenberg
This three-disc DVD box set contains Eisenberg's four thematically connected films - Displaced Person, Cooperation of Parts, Persistence, and Something More Than Night - made between 1981 and 2003, exploring the ongoing implications of the Second...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets, Compilations

Tags: architecture, chicago art, city, diary, documentary, european film/video, expedition/travel, experimental film, family, film or videomaking, history, jewish, war

2004 | 58:43
Presidents and Elections
The commodification of the American presidency is examined and lampooned in Presidents and Elections, a compilation of work from the Video Data Bank collection. Interweaving humorous, disquieting, and surreal videos with actual presidential campaign...


Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: consumer culture, history, media analysis, politics, television

Liza Béar + 4 others
2017 | 1:07:18
VDB TV: Decades1980s: Problematizing Pleasure / Punk Theory An original program for VDB TV: Decades curated by Steve Reinke.


Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases

Tags: culture jamming, death and dying, feminism, language, love, philosophy, sexuality