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VIDEO REMAINS

by Alexandra Juhasz

GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 2006, v. 12, no. 2, pp. 319-328

Duke University Press, 2006

This piece offers a discussion of the authors film, “Video ‘Remains” from 2005. She speaks to how it functions simultaneously as eulogy, as activism and as art piece. “Video Remains” contains footage of an interview with the authors best friend, James Robert Lamb who was dying of AIDS at the time of filming. Juhasz examines the relationship of video and nostalgia, the intertwining of the personal and the political, and definitions and explorations of the term “queer archive activism” that the author coined.

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Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

James Robert Lamb

Video Remains (2005)Alexandra Juhasz

Alisa Lebow

Juanita Mohammed

Sarah Schulman

Ellen Spiro

Tongues Untied (1990)Marlon Riggs