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Missing Contexts: The Pioneering Work of Halprin, Forti, and Rainer by Karla Kelsey
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Tracing the lineage of feminism and social justice in postmodern dance.

Eric Baudelaire by Benoît Rossel
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Inspired by Japanese “landscape theory,” a Parisian artist-filmmaker explains why he prefers to show us the world as his subjects see it.

On Digital Sand by Rachel Ellis Neyra
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Agnès Varda’s aesthetic tides change, inviting us to switch positions of viewing, knowing, and feeling, for old narratives to wash away and new portals of sensation to open up.

Steve McQueen’s Ashes by Claire Barliant
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Life and death juxtaposed

Jibade-Khalil Huffman’s STANZA by Thom Donovan
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In Killer of Sheep, Charles Burnett’s 1977 film set in LA after the Watts riots, there is a scene you may recall: a group of friends sit in a car outside a liquor store; on the hood rests a can of beer, and the man in the passenger seat reaches through the empty windshield to sip from it.

Mel Chin by Saul Ostrow
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Wry installations and revelatory sculptures blend art-making and activism in Chin’s unique practice of transformation.

Jason Simon by Claire Pentecost
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“Liberty’s show manages to be about prison and not about prison at the same time: her audience writes about how the music lets them forget they’re incarcerated for a moment, and she calls that effect ‘time travel.’”

Dara Birnbaum & Matt Saunders by Chris Chang
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Trauma and media manipulation at work.

Ryan Trecartin by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
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“I liked thinking about the word occupy literally. To occupy something. To occupy a sensation or a history and then to be kicked out of it and be squatting near it and trying to reinvest in it.”

Mariah Garnett by Risa Puleo
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“In representing someone else, all of my films are actually representations of myself.”

Shana Moulton by Bean Gilsdorf
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“She isn’t all completely me, but somehow she’s a part of me, or some sort of art-making tool.”

Bradford Nordeen by Suzy Halajian
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“The context for creation is collaborative, it’s peer-based, it doesn’t emerge from a bubble. So why should these works be viewed so discreetly thirty years on?”

Apichatpong Weerasethakul by Paul Dallas
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“I have been thinking specifically about the cave of humankind.”

Rachel Rose by Aily Nash
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“I’m thinking about how we experience, or try to experience, infinite space and time through the most finite, basic methods.”

Lukas Marxt by Julian Ross
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Landscape, video, and the Anthropocene.

Laura Buckley by Rob Sharp
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Technological distortion, motherhood, and painterly approaches to video.

Eija-Liisa Ahtila by Cary Wolfe
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“Breaking up perspective has long been one of the central themes in my works.”

Trompe l’oeil: Sam Gordon by Eve Fowler
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Eve Fowler catches up with Sam Gordon on his latest body of work.

Rocks and Gravel: Light Industry by Alex Zafiris
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Alex Zafiris talks to Light Industry’s Ed Halter and Thomas Beard about their groundbreaking venue for film and electronic art and curating the film and video program at the Whitney Biennial.

Yang Fudong by Li Zhenhua
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Yang Fudong, known for his his elegant, puzzle-like films, speaks with curator Li Zhenhua about his latest project The Fifth Night.

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