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.
Ivana Dizdar’s eponymous performance persona is a pseudo-liberal art collector, art dealer, commercial gallerist, curator, art advisor, business magnate, and patron of the arts. She is the founding director and CEO of Ivana Dizdar Projects (IDP), a multi-million dollar commercial gallery franchise with locations in North… ⊕
For many years a long photograph featuring 60 women in western style costumes has hung in the hallway at the entrance of Sara Angelucci’s house. The picture was given to her husband by his Aunt Dagmar. They knew little about it, other than Dagmar had cut the costumes the women were wearing when she worked at Malabar,… ⊕
2019, 44:07 minutes, B&W
This film has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit this screen. superimposes layers of appropriated film to recontextualize the actors’ performances and mise-en-scene in an attempt to disrupt the surface illusion of reality, trying to break the image, and expose a hidden reality.
Some people wander around the world, others stay put and perform the extraordinary. ‘Verdant Whispers’ explores the efforts of a man to turn the part of desert where he lives into a fertile land. He believes that the wind keeps his sails spread out to take him to safe harbors in his own land.
2018, 100:00 minutes, colour
Haida Gwaii, 1800’s. At a seasonal fishing camp two families endure conflict between the nobleman Adiits’ii and his best friend Kwa. After Adiits’ii causes the accidental death of Kwa’s son, he flees into the rainforest, descending into madness and transforming into Gaagiixid - the Wildman. When the… ⊕