Curated compilations are multiple titles programmed around a particular subject or theme. The majority of these were produced by the Video Data Bank.


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…


Soft Science

2005 | 01:03:45 |  

Soft Science is a collection of video-curiosities created by artists and scientists.


Radical Closure

2010 | 05:36:57 |  

Curated by Lebanese video artist Akram Zaatari, and originally presented by the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Radical Closure features works produced…

This humorous selection of performance-oriented videos maps a trajectory between consumer society and psychoanalytic confession.

CHANNELING is an entryway into the spirit realm and the queer body politic: a program of experimental moving image work that calls up the ghosts of the past and the specters of the future…


Charged in the name of terror

2007 | 00:59:02 |  

Video portraits of activists, lawyers, artists, and people simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, accused by the U.S. government of being or aiding terrorists, in these great times.

e-[d]entity: Female Perspectives on Identity in Digital Environments is a two-part collection of videoworks created from 1982-2000 that explores the cyber environment and how it affects,…


I Say I Am: Program 1 & 2

1998 | 02:11:50 |  

A collection of early feminist videos curated by Maria Troy, Associate Curator of Media at the Wexner Center in Columbus, Ohio.


I Say I Am: Program 1

1998 | 01:00:05 |  

Desire and the Home: Program 1


I Say I Am: Program 2

1998 | 01:11:45 |  

The tapes in Facing the Self: Program 2 are organized around the appearance of the female form, particularly the face.


The New McLennium

1998 | 02:02:50 |  

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…

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…