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.
Jesse McLean, I'm in Pittsburgh and It's Raining
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An experimental portrait of a lighting stand-in and body double for a famous Hollywood actress, and a glimpse at the behind-the-scenes of cinema production

Music by The Velvet Underground.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, hollywood

2003 | 44:39
Ben Coonley, Wavelength 3D
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A 3D video cover version of Michael Snow's seminal structural film Wavelength (1967). Reflecting on Snow's work from a digital vantage point, Wavelength 3D loosely adopts the story and basic formal structures of the original while...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: experimental film, pastiche

Videofreex, Everson Museum: Video and the Museum Conference
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Videofreex members Davidson Gigliotti, Bart Friedman, Skip Blumberg and Nancy Cain travel to Syracuse, New York to attend an exhibition and two-day conference featuring video art at the Everson...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: documentation, film or videomaking

Videofreex, Hells Angels with Sandy Alexander
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In February 1970, the Freex visit the garage of the Hells Angels to informally discuss American politics and motorcycle maintenance. In this video, David Cort leads an extensive interview with the group’s president, Sandy Alexander. A five-year...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: documentation, politics

Videofreex, Nancy's Drug Problem
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In this short but provocative tape, recorded August 4th, 1971, Carol Vontobel “interviews” Nancy Cain who is speaking about her “coke addiction problem” under the pseudonym Nancy X....

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, humor

1973 | 37:43
Videofreex, Video Games
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This two-disc title contains the following video documentation:

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive

Tags: art collective, image processing, video history

Videofreex, Tosun Bayrak's Love America or Live
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The Videofreex document a street intervention by Turkish artist Tosun Bayrack (b.1926). The performance was to become a notorious example of the element of "shock" in contemporary art. Within the work:

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: art history, documentation, performance

Videofreex, Aldo Tambellini: Vision & Television
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This title documents the participation of artist Aldo Tambellini at the opening of the 1970 exhibition Vision and Televison. Held at the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts from January 21 - February 22,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive

Tags: art history, documentation, video history

Videofreex, Rose Art Museum: Vision & Television
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This title documents events at the opening of the 1970 exhibition Vision and Televison.  Held at the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts from January 21 - February 22, the exhibition is widely...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: art history, video history