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.
1995 | 16:26:00
Surveying the First Decade: Video Art and Alternative Media in the U.S.  1968-19

Since its original release in 1995, this comprehensive two-volume, eight-program package on the history of experimental and...


1998 | 1:11:45
I Say I Am: Program 2

The tapes in Facing the Self: Program 2 are organized around the appearance of the female form, particularly the face. Using at times elaborate, but more often very limited, visual means and divergent visual and theatrical strategies,...


1998 | 2:02:50
The New McLennium

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...


2003 | 1:07:21
Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image

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...


2004 | 58:43
Presidents and Elections

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...


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

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.


2000 | 1:55:37

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....


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

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...


2007 | 59:02
Charged in the name of terror

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....