New acquisitions from the Video Data Bank
Roots & Culture
Founded in 1976 at the inception of the media arts movement, the Video Data Bank (VDB) is a leading resource in the United States for video by and about contemporary artists. A not-for-profit organization located at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the VDB Collections include the work of more than 550 artists and 6,000 video art titles, 2,500+ in active distribution. The VDB makes its Collections available to museums, galleries, educational institutions, libraries, cultural institutions and exhibitors through a national and international distribution service, and works to foster a deeper understanding of video art, and to broaden access and exposure to media art histories, through an extensive range of programs and activities.
Marina Abramovich, From Tuesday to Friday, Ximena Cuevas, 2010, 35:00, Mexico Money, Videofreex 1970, 2:35, U.S [new preservation!] OWS Newsreel No. 5, Jem Cohen 2011, 6:58, U.S. Ceibas: Epilogue, The Well of Representation, Evan Meaney 2011, 7:33, U.S. A Party Record Packed with Sex and Sadness, Bobby Abate 2011, 10:16, U.S.