Video Data Bank at Rotterdam 2024

Video Data Bank at International Film Festival Rotterdam

VDB is thrilled to be participating in the International Film Festival Rotterdam for its 53rd edition, January 25 – February 4, 2024. VDB Director Tom Colley will be in attendance from January 26-28, 2024.

IFFR and VDB will present Christopher Harris's Dreams Under Confinement in the program DINAMO: Information and Videofreex' Lanesville UFO Incident in the program DINAMO: Disinformation. VDB artists Semiconductor and John Smith will also be represented in these programs. International distributors of video art and experimental film from the DINAMO network have submitted titles from their collections in response to themes of knowledge production, anti-information, and displacement. Les LeVeque's the free space of the commodity will be included in an accompanying exhibition. 

IFFR will also present a special focus on Colectivo Los IngrávidosColectivo Los Ingrávidos (Tehuacán, Mexico) have been producing moving image works for twelve years, and in that time they have made over 500 films. In 'Focus: Colectivo Los Ingrávidos,' the festival dives into some of the collective's most important themes of political resistance, land, myth and trance, all in service to a counter-capitalist, anti-mass media revolutionary vision.

Additionally, Shu Lea Cheang's Fresh Kill will be presented in IFFR's Cinema Regained program.

Still from Ritual (2021) by Colectivo Los Ingrávidos.