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.

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Hans Breder

tlocolula (green)

2016 | 00:21:00

This is a later reworking of original video documenting the goings-on of the village, Tlocalula, Mexico in 1973. Uses footage from Oaxaca 2004 in the background.

Hans Breder

Salomé

2015 | 00:44:00

Proposal for sidewalk projection in NYC using 7+7. Performed by Heidi Wiren Bartlett.

Interview with David Klemm, professor of modern religious thought.

Hans Breder

Stavros

1980 | 00:05:00

Stavros Deligiorges watches a constantly changing mirror image and narrates his experience. His unscripted narration references “the seam” and the intercultural significance of symmetry.

Originally commissioned by University of Dortmund to be installed during Internationalen Bach-Symposium. The video is based on the Robert Schumann song of the same name and continued to evolve as…

Hans Breder

traces

2015 | 00:19:00

This 1978 conversation between poets Anselm Hollo and Robert Creeley, was updated in 2015 as Adam Burke relays their conversation.  Images of Hollo, Creeley, and Burke are juxtaposed on top of one…

Hans Breder

zwielicht (usa)

2016 | 00:41:00

Originally commissioned by University of Dortmund to be installed during Internationalen Bach-Symposium. The video is based on the Robert Schumann song of the same name and continued to evolve as…

Hans Breder

umbral

1974 | 00:10:00

An image of the curandero in Tlocalula, Mexico.

Hans Breder

boxed-in 1993

1993 | 00:10:00

Breder had met Conceptual Artist and Painter Lucio Pozzi during the Painting after the Death of Painting exhibition in Moscow in 1989, ande the Visual Practice/Visual Theory Area Studies…

“The images mix fragments of the real and imaginary in a hermetic effort to express the [Breder's] quest for a visual text that is at once personal reflection and cultural criticism. ” - John…

Cheri Mcelligott performance documentation.

Hans Breder

Ursonate 1986

1986 | 00:30:00

Ursonate 1986 is the result of a transference process which utilizes computer and video technology to transport a 1932 phonetic poem, Ursonate, by the German artist Kurt…