Discover what’s new at Vtape! These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the past six months. New acquisitions can include older works that have just recently been brought into distribution. (Image credit: Concrete Shape, by Jesi Jordan, 2023)
2021, 05:21 minutes, Colour
HOMILY, CUR-SED I-IV (2021) investigates egregious political and communitarian wrongdoings through allegory and the imagery of fire.
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.
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… ⊕
2021, 08:23 minutes
TJ Cuthand and his mother Ruth Cuthand have a candid conversation about TJ’s last hospitalization for Bipolar Disorder in 2007. While TJ only knew his manic episode from the inside, Ruth had to deal with caregiving decisions and trying to find help. While they reminisce they also have to reckon with the feelings of… ⊕
2020, 05:40 minutes, colour
Emily DiCarlo’s three-channel video installation The Propagation of Uncertainty (2020) explores the friction that occurs between, what she termed, “the infrastructure of time with the intimacy of duration.” The work focuses on time frequency standards and how our accelerated, networked world relies on the… ⊕