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.
Life Saver Mandala, Ilene Segalove & Peter Ivers
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Turning an ordinary object into a mystical experience, Life Saver Mandala is a short meditation on disintegration. This piece was made in collaboration with Peter Ivers.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: conceptual art, time

My Dad Triptych, Ilene Segalove
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Three insightful and funny vignettes highlighting Segalove's father's quirky traits, habits, and interests.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: family, humor, portrait

Where is God? The Dive, Ilene Segalove
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Using the first color video camera, the artist questions where the devil might be hiding, and then takes a nighttime swim.

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: humor, performance

Coal Confession, Ilene Segalove
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Addressing the camera, Segalove confesses to plagarizing her 5th grade report, The Story of Coal.

 

Collection: New Releases, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: diary, youth/childhood

Mom in Famous Women, Ilene Segalove
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The artist's mother comments about the status of women while reading a doll house sized book titled Encyclopedia of Famous Women.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: family, feminism

Still from American Hunger
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Ephraim Asili’s five-part series The Diaspora Suite is both a personal and global study of the African diaspora. Created over the course of seven years,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: african-american, landscape, music, poetry, post-colonialism, race, social justice, travel

Mike Kuchar
2018 | 09:00
Inner Spaces, Mike Kuchar
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Sunlight pours it's warm syrup over Mother Nature's favorite child!

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: lgbtq, poetry

Tour Without End, Laura Parnes
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Tour Without End is an experimental hybrid feature-length video work that casts real-life musicians, artists, and actors as fictional bands on tour; the piece evolves into a cross-generational commentary on contemporary culture and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: feature length, music, politics, travel

Zach Blas, Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 
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Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 is a re-imagining of scenes from filmmaker Derek Jarman’s 1978 queer punk film Jubilee, starring Susanne Sachsse and Cassils. Contra-Internet: Jubilee 2033 follows author Ayn Rand (Susanne...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: art history, consumer culture, future, gender, philosophy, technology, transgender