New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
Musica Electronica Viva at Baggie's
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Musica Electronica Viva at Baggie’s is a quintessential Videofreex work in its documentation style and explicit discussion of the Videofreex project. The video is a live recording of an experimental music performance, Musica Electronica...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Single Titles

Tags: music, performance

St. Marks: New Years Eve
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St. Marks: New Years Eve combines political commentary with non-narrative segments that celebrate the medium of video. The video’s tonal climax occurs at its beginning, in which a large crowd gathers at a live music event and stands to...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: media analysis, politics

Liquid Image
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September 24th, 2016, North Avenue Beach, Chicago. It was a sunny day. According to the weather report, the temperature was 75°F, with the barometer reading of 30 inches height and the wind speed of 13 miles per hour. The time was 2:27 pm, I was...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: chicago art, city, environment, landscape, technology

Pizzly Bear
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In imaginary landscapes where trees talk and frogs turn to handsome princes, Pizzly Bear is a story of a cross between a Grizzly and Polar Bear. Like in so many fables, the story is based in fact and this small animal is an archetypal...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: animals, environment

Tales of a Future Past (2017)
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Tales of a Future Past is a video about a giraffe and a zebra who fight over an undefined baby creature, in hopes of making it one of their own species. Using toy masks and a sparse theatricality, Cecelia Condit creates a contemporary...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: aging, animals, environment, family, feminism

Meat with Bones
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He is Earth, Sky, and the Universe. He is Creation's creator.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: camp, religion/spirituality

Waypoint, Follow, Orbit, Focus, Track, Pan
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Every country employs specific techniques for disguising its soldiers, every army has developed its own camouflage uniforms. Croatia is one of the few countries in the world that uses a digitized shape of its own territory in its camouflage...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: eastern european, image processing, landscape, surveillance, technology, war

Jem Cohen "Birth of a Nation"
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In Birth of a Nation, Jem Cohen takes his camera to Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration and to the next day’s protests.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: city, documentary, politics

Ken Kobland "The Nothing That Is"
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The Nothing That Is stems from the environment of our streets, both the “virtual” and “other reality” which inhabits them.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: city, film or videomaking, film theory, hollywood, photography