Tag Archives: Video Art

A Fickle Trickster Screen

A Fickle Trickster Screen

Although Joan Jonas might not work in the same public, ad-hoc settings, her recent work connects live performance, drawing, and live-feed video in a circular fashion to carve out new depths.

Rachel Rose: The Artist as Researcher

Rachel Rose: The Artist as Researcher

Artist Rachel Rose spends months researching materials and methods before constructing compelling narratives for her ten-minute video pieces.

Tommy Hartung’s Heart of Darkness: Mutant Artists, Fake News & Insta Filmmaking

Tommy Hartung’s Heart of Darkness: Mutant Artists, Fake News & Insta Filmmaking

Art21’s director of production Nick Ravich sits down with “New York Close Up” artist Tommy Hartung in Forest Park, Queens for a spontaneous, unmediated interview.

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Stacey Abramson

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Stacey Abramson

Meet Art21 Educator Stacey Abramson, and learn how she incorporates contemporary art practices in her classroom in Winnipeg, Canada.

Speaking Without Words

Speaking Without Words

Part poetry, part proclamation, this experimental text by artist Siobhan Aluvalot reveals the motivations driving her work.

Movement and Stillness in Nira Pereg’s “Ishmael”

Movement and Stillness in Nira Pereg’s “Ishmael”

Nira Pereg’s four-channel video installation Ishmael (2015), was filmed in the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, the West Bank’s largest city. Holy for both Muslims and Jews, the Cave …

Art21 New York Close Up

Jaimie Warren Is A Total Character

Art21 New York Close Up

Jaimie Warren Is A Total Character

In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Jaimie Warren as recreates a wild array of pop culture characters for her photographic and video work.

Art21 New York Close Up

Bryan Zanisnik Keeps It in the Family

Art21 New York Close Up

Bryan Zanisnik Keeps It in the Family

In a new film from ART21 New York Close Up, artist Bryan Zanisnik discusses how he draws inspiration from his family and personal history in his artwork.

Art21 New York Close Up

Jacolby Satterwhite Is Going Public

Art21 New York Close Up

Jacolby Satterwhite Is Going Public

New in New York Close Up, artist Jacolby Satterwhite works to finish his latest animation, “Reifying Desire 6” (2014), in time for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: Fractured Time

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtBSMKSsyEY] Ryan Trecartin, I-BE AREA (Double Jamie, Ramada Omar, and Sally Man Pause), video excerpt, 2007 Lately, I’ve been thinking about the kinship between Ryan Trecartin’s narratives and those of …

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: An Introduction

Future Metaphors

Future Metaphors: An Introduction

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3CKD9JRhME] Shana Moulton, “Whispering Pines 9,” video, 2009 In an essay titled “Cyborg Anthropology,” Gary Lee Downey, Joseph Dumit and Sarah Williams offer a sort of manifesto: Cyborg Anthropology invests …