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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, the ephemera...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: performance

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 and most...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: humor, performance

HalfLifers
2 DVDs | 2011 | 2:07:30
HalfLifers: The Complete History, 1992 - 2010
HalfLifers is an ongoing collaborative project created by longtime friends and fellow media artists Torsten Zenas Burns and Anthony M. Discenza. Embracing a gestural improvisation-based performance style and championing a rigorously low-fi...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: body, death and dying, food, future, humor, media analysis, performance

Nelson Henricks Videoworks: Volume 1
"The videowork of Nelson Henricks, though quite varied in treatment and theme, has worked toward the articulation of a single concern: How can love fly through the air and be received by me?" —Steve Reinke

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: consumer culture, humor, performance, videoworks

Nelson Henricks Videoworks: Volume 2
Three of these four works form a trilogy that explores one of the principle metaphors of video: the window. The window is used to examine notions of knowledge, voyeurism, surveillance and time. In addition, Crush is a reflection on identity, what...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: autobiography, body, diary, experimental film, lgbtq, sexuality, videoworks

I Really Hear That: "Quality Control" and Other Works
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 entitled...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

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

 
2 DVDs | 1998 | 2:11:50
I Say I Am: Program 1 & 2
A collection of early feminist videos curated by Maria Troy, Associate Curator of Media at the Wexner Center in Columbus, Ohio. These video performances by eleven women artists, made between 1972 and 1980, sketch a time when feminism was a new and...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: feminism, performance

 
1998 | 1:00:05
I Say I Am: Program 1
Desire and the Home: Program 1 Challenging the dominant ways of making and critiquing art, feminist art practice in the 1970s stressed personal connections to materials and immediacy of context over formal abstraction.

 

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: feminism, performance

 
1998 | 1:11:45
I Say I Am: Program 2
The tapes in Facing the Self: Program 2 are organized around the appearance of the female form, particularly the face. Using at times elaborate, but more often very limited, visual means and divergent visual and theatrical strategies, each tape...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: feminism, performance