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A.K. Burns
1 DVD | 2015 | 07:55
 A.K. Burns’ early video works use ritualized performance, finite gestures, dueling and duality to explore power relations and the body. In Electric at the Cosmic Age Lodge (2005) safety-orange spandex clad body-doubles wrestle through outer-...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: body, conceptual art, performance

 
1999 | 1:17:00
American Psycho(drama): Sigmund Freud vs. Henry Ford
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

Animal Charm
1 DVD | 1998 | 19:00
Animal Charm Videoworks: Volume 1
This compilation is a fresh, witty, and compelling addition to video’s rich legacy of media deconstruction. Through appropriation and reassemblage, these intriguing works upset the hypnotic spectacle of TV viewing by displacing its logic and forcing...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: animals, chicago art, culture jamming, found footage, humor, media analysis, videoworks

Animal Charm
1 DVD | 2000 | 26:00
Animal Charm Videoworks: Volume 2: Hot Mirror Mix
A collection of videotapes from Animal Charm that reconfigure found footage, creating a compelling new world of odd juxtaposition and sinister strangeness.    

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: found footage, videoworks

Animal Charm
1 DVD | 2001 | 15:00
Animal Charm Videoworks: Volume 3, Computer Smarts
Furthering the Animal Charm mission to undermine normality and create new stories from old, the videotapes in this collection seek to reinterpret and/or disrupt the flow of found footage narrative.

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: culture jamming, found footage, humor, videoworks

Ant Farm
1 DVD | 2003 | 2:07:00
Notorious art and architecture group Ant Farm's unique vision arrives on DVD in this release showcasing some of the group's most popular works.

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: home dvd, media analysis, tv production, video history

Basma Alsharif Videoworks: Volume 1
The work of Basma Alsharif is a tribute and testament to diasporic cultures, in this case Palestinian, drifting from the Gaza Strip to Egypt, France to the United States. Alsharif's work isn't so much about Palestine as it is about being without...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: documentary, family, history, landscape, language, middle east, migration, politics, videoworks, war

Sadie Benning Videoworks: Volume 1
A compilation of five of Sadie Benning’s early works. In Jollies, Benning gives a chronology of her crushes and kisses, tracing the development of her nascent sexuality. Addressing the camera with an air of seduction and romance, Benning allows the...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: lgbtq, pixelvision, videoworks, youth/childhood

Sadie Benning Videoworks: Volume 2
Volume 2 includes the pixelvision works made in 1992: A Place Called Lovely, It Wasn't Love, and Girlpower. A Place Called Lovely references the types of violence individuals find in life, from explicit beatings, accidents, and murders to the more...

 

Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: lgbtq, pixelvision, sexuality, videoworks, youth/childhood