Curated Compilations

Curated compilations are multiple titles programmed around a particular subject or theme. The majority of these were produced by the Video Data Bank.
1998 | 2:02:50
The New McLennium
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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

Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image
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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, DVD Box Sets

Tags: conceptual art, visual art

Presidents and Elections
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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

1998 | 1:00:05
I Say I Am: Program 1
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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

e-[d]entity
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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, expands, confuses, and involves female identity. Curated by...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: eastern european, feminism, future

1998 | 2:11:50
I Say I Am: Program 1 & 2
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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

Charged in the name of terror
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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. Official selection of the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. ...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: activism, middle east, politics

CHANNELING: an invocation of spectral bodies and queer spirits
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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. The intent of the program is to re-imagine film and video...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: body, dance, death and dying, gender, lgbtq, performance, religion/spirituality, sexuality

American Psycho(drama): Sigmund Freud vs. Henry Ford
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This humorous selection of performance-oriented videos maps a trajectory between consumer society and psychoanalytic confession. HalfLifers perform two rescue missions using colored snack food and everyday objects as means towards transcendence. In...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations

Tags: animals, culture jamming, humor, mental landscape, performance