Screenings - Digital Video Art

Note: each student is responsible to see ALL of these screenings. If you are absent or leave class early and miss a piece, you must arrange to come to my office hours, Tuesdays 10:30am - 12:30pm to view the work.

 

Screening 1: Video Art
Wednesday, January 21
Water Walk (on "I have a Secret" TV Show) by John Cage 1960 9"
Global Groove by Nam June Paik 1973 3"
Semiotics of the Kitchen by Martha Rosler 1975 5" 30
Selected Works - Reel 6 (excerpt) by William Wegman 1972 10"
The Reflecting Pool by Bill Viola 1977-79 7"
Monday, January 26
It Wasn't Love by Sadie Benning 1991 14"
Vertical Roll (excerpt) by Joan Jonas 1972 20"
Three Transitions by Peter Campus 1973 5"
Wednesday, January 28
The Amateurist by Miranda July 1998 14"
Barbie's Audition by Joe Gibbons 1994 14"

 

Screening 2: The First Decade: Video Art of the 1970's - Performers
Monday, February 2 Wednesday, February 4
Stamping in the Studio (excerpt) by Bruce Nauman 1968 5"
Double Vision (excerpt) by Peter Campus 1971 14" 45
The Red Tapes Part II (excerpt) by Vito Acconci 1976 8"
Mitchell's Death by Linda Montano 1977 14" 30

 

Screening 3a: Visual Form in Film & Video
Wednesday, February 11
Ancient of Days by Bill Viola 1979-81 15"
At Land (film) by Maya Deren 1944 15"
Nerve Language by Edward Rankus 1995 10"

 

Screening 3b: Visual Form in Early Video Art
DUE for Monday, February 16
Anthem by Bill Viola 1983 11"
Un Chien Andalou (film) by Luis Buñuel 1929 17"
Meshes of the Afternoon (film) by Maya Deren 1943 14"

 

Screening 4: Documentary
March 4 - March 25
Loss Prevention by Jeanne Finley & John Muse 2000 17"
Koyaanisqatsi (Life out of balance) (film) by Godfrey Reggio w/ Phillip Glass 1975-1982 17"
High School (film) by Frederick Wiseman 1968 32"
History And Memory by Rea Tajiri 1991 32"
Other Recommendations:
Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse (The Gleaners and I)(film) by Agnes Varda 2000 82"
Unraveled by Katrina Fullman 2007 56"
Streetwise (film) by Martin Bell 1984 92"

 

Screening 5: Appropriation & More History
April 1 - 30, 2015
Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman by Dara Birnbaum 1979 5" 45
Love Songs #1: blow (#2) by Art Jones 2001 3" 35
Anthem by Bill Viola 1983 11"
Spin by Brian Springer 1995 57" 30
BLO Nightly News by Igor Vamos 1993 30"
Fade to Black by Tony Cokes 1990 32"
Other Seminal Early Works:
Soundings by Gary Hill 1979 18"
Art Herstory by Hermine Freed 1974 20"

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