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.
2011, 12:00 minutes, colour
As a study into the history of happy endings, ...because Superglue is forever is based on a casting session in Los Angeles in which children play-act love scenes from films, ads and YouTube clips. The happy endings at the heart of this film provide an ironical sketch of our overconsumption of images. Reality and fiction,… ⊕
2017, 07:00 minutes, Colour
A Hand in Two Ways (Fisted), is a looping meditation on night as space of mysterious energetic transmissions. Animals, human bodies, children, ritual and performance are investigated as zones of conflict, desire and a visceral movement that is more felt than seen.A Hand in Two Ways (Fisted) is a collaboration with Sheilah… ⊕
Grounded in a research-based practice, Ursula Biemann creates video essays and texts that address the interconnection of politics and the environment across local, global, and planetary contexts. In her most recent work, Acoustic Ocean, Biemann combines scientific, personal, and phenomenological narrative in an… ⊕
2018, 02:52 minutes, Colour
One of my many stories about the woes of taking psychotropic medications and their corresponding, extremely shitty 'adverse effects'.Psychosis included.
Agora Phobia is a videotape assembled from downloaded images, accompanied by a musical drone and a series of voice-overs. The images are of public crime scenes, meteorological disasters, natural eruptions, and others. Many of the downloaded images have been further processed, suggesting paintings as much as manipulated… ⊕