Jem Cohen
1 DVD | 2011 | 39:16
Jem Cohen, Gravity Hill Newsreels: Occupy Wall Street, Series One
Five short impressions of Occupy Wall Street, shot in New York during the Fall of 2011.  AVAILABLE FOR EXHIBITION, WITH SERIES One.  ARTIST CAN CONSULT ON INSTALLATION SPECIFICATIONS.


Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: activism, blu-ray, city, documentation, politics

Ximena Cuevas
4 DVDs | 2012 | 2:35:28
Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas
Video Data Bank is proud to present the wonderful work of prolific video artist Ximena Cuevas in our latest DVD box set, Half-Lies: The Videoworks of Ximena Cuevas. This four volume box set features 25 videos by the award-winning artist, spanning 21...


Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Box Sets

Tags: consumer culture, death and dying, expedition/travel, family, feminism, humor, latino/chicano, media analysis, performance, sexuality, youth/childhood

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

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