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.
January 2020, Australia is being ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades. The sky is blood red over parts of the country. Australia is the world’s leading exporter of coal and the government has announced that it will continue to support this industry, even if it is extremely polluting. Although scientists agree… ⊕
This video was filmed in Australia, in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The title refers to “Dreamtime” as the central theme of Aboriginal culture. In their conception of the world, all forms of life are part of a dynamic system of complex interactions. The earth, men, animals and plants are only… ⊕
Since 2008, I document aquatic landscapes across North America. Adrift probes our relation to water, underscoring its vital importance and the troubling recurrence of ecological disasters. Like a previous work, Castaway (2012), this experimental video was filmed in the polluted waters of the Staten Island boat graveyard.… ⊕
The microcosmos of a courtyard, situated in the centre of Sofia, Bulgaria. The story unfolds from the perspective of one window. The film catches the spirit of life during the pandemic, where the focus has shifted to everything local. Airplanes, parties and loud football matches appear like a distant dream.
2016, 77:52 minutes, colour
What emerges from a pile of deteriorating 16mm home movies spanning from 1936 to 1951, is a moving story of a Chinese American family set against the backdrop of race and class in Chicago, and one collector’s obsession with the 1933-4 World’s Fair.Rescued from an online auction, the filmmakers’ quest to make… ⊕