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.
2019, 04:00 minutes, colour
Mysterious collage meticulously observes a woman producing a screen print of herself. A second red layer contaminates the image. This then doubles when the pattern is also applied to her clothing. A miniature on reality and reproduction with melancholy audio collage.
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… ⊕
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.… ⊕
2018, 26:36 minutes, colour
Performance with rubber boots, music stand, Darth Vader head pillow, small stool, photo of a plate of spaghetti clasped in a hair clip, photo of a pair of underwear filled with croissants, and clear plastic recycling bag. It features two recursive nods to gestures originally occurring in Baby Don't Understand (2012)
2019, 38:42 minutes, colour and b&w
Within the ancient Precambrian rock of Northern Canada sits one of the largest reserves of uranium on the planet. A power that has yielded the largest destructive energy known to man, which is also manifest in the region's harsh natural glory. A gothic travelogue that summons dialogue with the ghosts of the region; abandoned… ⊕