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.
2023, 13:46 minutes
Featuring handmade costumes, masks and analogue overhead projection animations, The Trampled Devil presents a metamorphizing multiplicity of selves to reimagine the absent wooden body of the Archangel. Dizzying character transitions and a super-dynamic soundtrack pull the viewer into a tender, ecstatic and harrowing ritual,… ⊕
2022, 04:08 minutes
In "The Lost Art of the Future," Cuthand talks about artists he has known who have passed while living with HIV/AIDS, and the art he wishes he had been able to see them make if their lifetimes had been longer.
2022, 12:00 minutes, colour
Frances, a young Gay Indian (2 Spirit)(played by Lacey Hill with song performed by Lacy Hill), is struggling with the aftermath of a gay basing. Through her friendship with her ex Jean, she gathers the strength to out in public again. This video is a salute to the 70s and to Gay Indian movements which became 2Spirit/Indigiqueer… ⊕
The Crossing Place (Central Video)
2022, 06:30 minutes, colour
In April, 2019, Vida spent a 3-week residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monahan, working with creative collaborators Pauline Cummins and Frances Mezzetti, both established Irish media and performance artists. During this fruitful time filming, recording, and photographing in the old manor house and… ⊕
“The Density of Dust” is a video installation that uses material collection and close listening to explore a centuries old industrial building’s history and its surroundings.History forms foundation, like earth and land—its layers are sedimented and lived in time, and collectively inform where… ⊕