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Archive for October, 2008

British Artists’ Moving Image Database

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 15 October 2008

british1.jpgThe British Artists’ Moving Image Database covers experimental and avant-garde film, video art, artists’ television, gallery-based installations and other works that use moving image and audio-visual multimedia technologies, made by British and British-based artists.

The database provides information on several thousand works and identifies the holdings of public and academic collections, archives, distributors and dealers, their location and conditions of access.

The database is updated regularly as new information is received about works and collections. It can be searched by artist or title, or browsed by collection. Collections include the Arts Council, the BFI, the ICA, Lux, Tate and others.

Luxonline vodcasts

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 15 October 2008

Harold OffehLuxonline is offering monthly vodcast interviews with artists such as Sarah Pucill, Chris Welsby and Harold Offeh. The vodcasts must be downloaded via iTunes.

Moving Image Source / Pinewood Dialogues

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 15 October 2008

Stan BrakhageProduced by the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York, Moving Image Source features original articles by critics, authors, and scholars on topics such as Orson Welles, Guy Debord and Bill Douglas, and an up-to-date and extensive guide to online research resources

The site also includes a link to the Pinewood Dialogues, a collection of 76 audio files of conversations with influential figures in film, tv and digital media, including Stan Brakhage, David Lynch, Werner Herzog, Michel Gondry, David Cronenberg, Paul Thomas Anderson and many more.

Library acquisitions August/September 2008

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 1 October 2008

© Duke University PressNew books and DVDs added to library stock in August and September include:

Morris, Robert. Have I reasons: work and writings 1993-2007. Duke University Press, 2008. ART MU 29 MOR
Hogan, Erin. Spiral Jetta: a road trip through the land art of the American west. Chicago University Press, 2008. ART MU 25 HOG
Falsetto, Mario. Dialogues with independent filmmakers. Praeger, 2008.
ART QH 1 FAL
González, Jennifer A. Subject to display: reframing race in contemporary installation art. MIT, 2008. ART M 8 GON
Cage, John. Variations VII. E.A.T. / Artpix. ISSUE DESK ART AV CAG

Click here for the full list: Library Acquisitions Summer 2008

Ubuweb podcast #5

By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 1 October 2008

Avant-Garde all the TimeUbuweb is an online repository of concrete & sound poetry, experimental film, outsider art and all things avant-garde. Produced by the Poetry Foundation, the latest Ubuweb podcast features a selection from the archives: in Avant-garde all the time: Schwitters happens poet Kenneth Goldsmith presents artists including Patti Smith, Joseph Beuys, Robert Wilson, William S. Burroughs, Laurie Anderson, Frank Zappa, John Cage, Andy Warhol, Kathy Acker, Dan Graham, Guy Debord, Kim Gordon, Mike Kelley, Morton Feldman, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Yoko Ono.