These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. Not all of the videos are necessarily new, as older works are sometimes brought into distribution.
For this experimental multi-channel video project, Chun collects the living archives of the community of Horto, which is considered to be a living museum. Museu do Horto (Museum of Horto) has been registered by the community through the association of non-traditional museums, in order to legally legitimize the community and to… ⊕
this is making do • this is a social commentary • this is a grammatical bricolage • this is pastiche • this is subcultural identification • this is pop poaching • this is a memetic reappropriation • this is blonde washing • this is lewd • this is how we heal • this is zero fucks… ⊕
00:70 minutes, colour
“What does a world that respects Indigenous peoples look like, that’s working towards ending racism, colonialism, and other intersecting oppression on a global scale?” (Marcos, 2017).Forget Winnetou! is a documentary film project directed by Red Haircrow, on stereotypes of Native Americans in Germany, and how… ⊕
cavity considers several mainstream and cult representations of interracial relationships between Black women and white men, particularly Olivia Pope’s relationship with President Grant in the TV show Scandal. tai reshapes narratives in which Black women are hurt, abused and abandoned to, instead, center agency, righteous… ⊕
2018, 06:20 minutes, colour
she’s not gonna get more dead opens with footage from the BET show Being Mary Jane and selects excerpts of Black women vampires–Sanaa Lathan in Blade, Angela Bassett in A Vampire in Brooklyn, Michele Kelly as Alonna Gunn in the TV series Angel and finally, Aaliyah in Queen of the Damned–to meditate on what… ⊕