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.
Linda M Montano 2016: An Interview
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Linda Montano is interviewed by Janet Dees, Curator at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Northwestern University.

Since the 1960s, Linda Montano has aimed to blur the distinction...

 

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

Tags: death and dying, interview, performance, religion/spirituality, vdb interviews

Lynda Benglis + 9 others
2017 | 1:41:56
On Screen, Lynda Benglis
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VDB TV: Decades, The 1970s

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: art history, blu-ray, body, conceptual art, feminism, mental landscape, performance, technology, television

Sea is History
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The Sea is History, made in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, is a free adaptation of the poem by...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: environment, history, memory, nature, poetry

2016 | 09:50
Reckoning 4
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RECKONING 4 is the second in a series of investigations into (among other things)

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: consumer culture, found footage, hollywood, sexuality, technology, video games

2017 | 7:47:37
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VDB TV: Decades is a unique five-disc compilation that casts a distinctive eye over the development of video as an art form from the early 1970s to the present, produced during 2017 in celebration of the 40th...

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: activism, aids/hiv, art history, performance, politics, technology, video history

Kent Lambert Videoworks: Volume 1
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VDB is proud to present Kent Lambert Videoworks: Volume 1. Lambert is a Chicago-based musician and media artist. His creative output primarily consists of vocal driven art-pop music and pop-inflected video art made from...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: culture jamming, humor, multimedia, technology, videoworks

Sadie Benning + 5 others
2016 | 1:15:12
Sapphire and the Slave Girl, 1995, Leah Gilliam
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VDB TV: Decades, The 1990s

 

Collection: Curated Compilations, New Releases, Compilations

Tags: activism, african-american, aids/hiv, camp, culture jamming, death and dying, feminism, lgbtq, love, media analysis, performance, politics, psa, sexuality, social justice, video history

Marshall Reese + 1 other
2016 | 1:30:00
Political Advertisement 2016
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The latest in Muntadas and Reese's series documenting the selling of the American presidency features political ads from the 1950s to ads from the 2016 campaigns, and highlights the development of the political...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: advertisement(s), media analysis, politics, television

I Really Hear That: "Quality Control" and Other Works
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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, work, and creativity. An original essay...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: african-american, experimental film, labor, politics, race