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1.

The Videos of Sadie Benning: Vol. 2

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"Sadie Benning is a lesbian videomaker who began making videos when she was 15 years old using a Fisher-Price Pixelvision toy camera. Benning's early works were made in the privacy of her childhood bedroom, using scrawled and handwritten text from diary entries to record the thoughts and images that reveal the longings and complexities of a developing identity. Evoking in turn playful seduction and painful honesty, Benning's floating, close-up camera functions as a witness to her intimate diaristic revelations and as an accomplice in defining her evocative experimental form. Her work emerges from a place half-innocent and half-adult, with all the honesty, humor, and real desperation of a personality trapped and uncomfortable, just coming to self-awareness. Her more recent work moves [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Here Come the Videofreex

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In the 1960s and 70s, a group of renegade journalists known as the Videofreex democratized the future of the media as they deployed the first handheld video cameras to report and observe the world around them. In HERE COME THE VIDEOFREEX, directors Jon Nealon and Jenny Raskin tap into a treasure chest of restored tapes shot by the Freex, including interviews with icons like murdered Black Panther Fred Hampton and legendary activist Abbie Hoffman, charting the path of this underground video collective from their assignment on the counterculture beat for CBS News to their rupture with the network and creation of a radical pirate television station in upstate New York. An official selection at the prestigious Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and BAMcinemaFest, the documentary captur [...]
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

Gordon Matta-Clark: Program Six 1974-76

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Includes three films: Splitting: an abandoned Englewood, N.J. house is literally split in two before being razed; Bingo/ninths: an abandoned Niagara Falls, N.Y. house is subdivided on one side into nine equal parts, then eight parts are removed; and, Substrait: a collection of short films concerned with various underground sites in and around New York City.
DVD
2008; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bill Viola: Selected Works

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This collection of video art represents Bill Viola's four most acclaimed videotapes. Each is structured around a solitary movement, moment or phenomenon through which Viola explores the nature of video, the categories of perception, the cognitive and spiritual inner life of the witness.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Re: Soundings

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DVD
2008; 1983
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Elisabeth Subrin Trilogy

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A compilation of three short, experimental films. Swallow (1995, 28 min.) is a fictional account of a six-year-old anorexic girl ; Shulie (1997, 37 min.) is a re-presentation of a 1967 documentary on feminist art student Shulamith Firestone ; The fancy (2000, 36 min.) " ... is a speculative, experimental work based on the life of Francesca Woodman (1958-1981) as evoked in the published catalogues of and about her photographs." Shulie (1997, 37 min.) is a re-presentation of a 1967 docum.
DVD
2000; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Couple in the Cage: A Guatinaui Odyssey

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Performance artists Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco travel and appear before the public in four different countries as two "Guatinaui Indians", members of a fictional "newly discovered" tribe who had agreed to be displayed at malls and museums around the world, after the manner of human exhibition in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These performances are intercut with archival footage of humans displayed in cages as freaks and curiosities. Conceived as a "satirical comment on the past", the performances evoke various responses, including huge numbers of people who are convinced they are real and do not find the idea of "natives" locked in a cage objectionable.
DVD
1993
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Ant Farm

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In 1975, two artists barreled a car full speed into a pyramid of televisions for a spectacular performance art put on by the Ant Farm, a group of radical architects, video and performance artists and visionaries. Includes additional Ant Farm features.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Surveying the First Decade: Video Art and Alternative Media in the U.S.

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"A comprehensive two-volume, eight program package on the history of experimental and independent video in the U.S. between 1968 and 1980" -- Program notes.
DVD
2008; 1995
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

77 Million Paintings

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"77 Million Paintings is the next evolutionary stage of Brian Eno's exploration into light as an artist's medium and the aesthetic possibilities of 'generative software'. This piece utilizes the computer's unique capacity as a generating processor to produce original visual compounds out of a large quantity of hand-painted elements"--Container.
DVD
2006; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Perfect Lives: An Opera

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Experimental opera for television employing computer graphics, live action, and electronic music. Story concerns a singer and his pianist who come to a small town in the Midwest to play at the Perfect Lives Lounge. They get caught up in a bank robbery plan with a local brother and sister. Various vignettes are played out in the town among people coming together for various reasons.
DVD
1983; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Paper Rad: Trash Talking

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Features animated and live action video art by the multimedia collective known as Paper Rad.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Hatsu Yume: First Dream

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The Japanese consider the first dream (hatsu yume) of the new year, to be especially portentous. Bill Viola is a video artist concerned with the mystical aspects of physics and optical transformations. Here he plays with perspective and time, making connections between the flow of light and the flow of water. He shows us the cycle of a day that begins in light and ends in light illuminating the darkness, a cycle that metaphorically symbolizes the cycle of time and creation.
DVD
2006; 1981
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Matthew Barney: No Restraint

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Journey with Barney and his collaborator Bjork as the visual artist creates a 'narrative sculpture,' telling a fantastical love story of two characters.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Passing

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A restless sleeper dreams of death, drowning, his family, and various primal experiences.
DVD
2006; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like

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A series of video images documenting artist Bill Viola's personal investigation into the inner states, and his exploration of human connections to animal consciousness.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

William Wegman--Video Works, 1970- 1999

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Compiled by the artist himself in collaboration with ARTPIX, this DVD features previously unavailable and newly restored works, many of which Wegman executed in the context of the just-burgeoning medium of video art. Memorable sequences included are "Dog duet", "Milk/floor", "Massage chair" and "Stomach song".
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Obsessive Becoming

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Combines "home movies", still photos, narration, documentary footage of the recent past and manipulation of other images (for example, "morphing" together a series of family photographs) in a haunting meditation on three generations of Reeves' family and contemporary attitudes toward childhood, violence and family relationships.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)