Discover what’s new at Vtape! These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. New acquisitions can include older works that have just recently been brought into distribution.
2019, 19:17 minutes, colour
But You’re Not Black opens during Toronto’s Caribana, which Danielle Ayow has attended for most of her life. The festival represents her parents’ Trinidadian culture, but Danielle is also Chinese and visibly so. She struggles with how people see her background, and how she should see herself.Danielle’s… ⊕
This work was produced through The European Cultural Centre’s performance art workshops. During the summer intensive, I was given the opportunity to respond to Maya Deren’s film Meshes of the Afternoon (1943). While studying the film, I was drawn to the use of doubling and reflection Deren achieved through camera… ⊕
Concrete Shape is a site specific film created and performed by Jesi Jordan at the Diego Rivera Anahuacalli Museum in Mexico City.The special effects are hand made using biodegradable materials such as Oaxacan clay, lava rocks, cactus husks, chicken eggs, and water.
Realities show us more impressive appearances when they escape from our everyday perception.The film is the documentation of the river focused on the contour of a group of rounded stones, which were rendered by manipulating the visual field of a camera in 3D space. The photogrammetry technique was used to construct the 3D data… ⊕
2020, 03:00 minutes, colour
Rachel Echenberg’s video series Conversations with my Family, attempts to gage the scale, weight, form and force of intimate interactions. This project measures familial connections against a variety of landscapes. The bodies create a disruptive presence within each natural setting, fluctuating our sense of time and… ⊕