1. Theme Song (Every Acconci in the Video Data Bank)

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    from Alicia Chester / Added

    In Theme Song (Feb 2012 / Aug 2013), Kate Bowen (http://katembowen.com) attempts to seduce the viewer to join her in the space of the video, reacting to the pop songs she plays and performing a range…

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    • Pryings (Every Acconci in the Video Data Bank)

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      Dancers Erin Carlisle Norton and Joyelle Fobbs interpret Acconci's original "Pryings" as a fully embodied performance existing between a dance and a struggle for power. Performed June 7, 2012, at…

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      • Video Data Bank Trailer

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        Founded at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 1976 at the inception of the media arts movement, the Video Data Bank (VDB) is a leading resource in the United States for video by…

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        • Ani(fe)mal(e)

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          Ani(fe)mal(e) DVD 1 min Hester Scheurwater 2006 Ani(fe)mal(e) Ani(fe)mal(e) explores the relationship between an animal and a female. The animalistic behavior of a woman, who just seemed…

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          • Conversations at the Edge: Radical Closure / Akram Zaatari, 3/3/2011

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            Radical Closure. Introduction and post-screening Q&A with Akram Zaatari. Program info: http://blogs.saic.edu/cate/radical-closure/

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            • Conversations at the Edge: George Kuchar / Abina Manning, 2/23/2012

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              George Kuchar: Hotspell. Introduction and Q&A with Abina Manning. Program info: http://blogs.saic.edu/cate/george-kuchar-hotspell/

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              • Video Data Bank Blu-ray Trailer

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                As more VDB artists move into high definition video production, our archive has followed suit. We are exited to announce that all works in our archive produced in HD are now available for educational…

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                • Sounding Board (Every Acconci in the Video Data Bank)

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                  from Alicia Chester / Added

                  In Sounding Board (December 2011), Gordon Hall lies on top of speakers playing a track list she has selected. Jillian Soto interprets and reacts to the music on Hall's body, so that Gordon feels the…

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                  • Open Book (Every Acconci in the Video Data Bank)

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                    from Alicia Chester / Added

                    In Open Book (January 2012), Yasi Ghanbari addresses the viewer while attempting to speak for nine minutes without closing her mouth. Watch an excerpt of the original video by Vito Acconci on the…

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                    • Conversations at the Edge: Laura Parnes, 9/29/2011

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                      Laura Parnes's Blood and Guts in High School. Introduction and audience Q&A. Program info: http://blogs.saic.edu/cate/laura-parnes%E2%80%99s-blood-and-guts-in-high-school/

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