On the occasion of the publication of Feedback, The Video Data Bank Catalog of Video Art and Artist Interviews and the event The Feminist Future symposium MoMA is starting with today an exhibition under the same title Feedback: The Video Data Bank, Video Art, and Artist Interviews, which offers screenings of video art and interviews with women in the arts drawn from the Chicago-based Video Data Bank.

… The Video Data Bank (VDB) was started in 1976 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as a collection of student productions and interviews with visiting artists. Around the same time, VDB codirectors Lyn Blumenthal and Kate Horsfield began conducting their own interviews with women artists who were underrepresented critically in the art world; these interviews soon became part of the archive. …

The intro of the catalogue is free to download as a pdf file here, as well as the listings of new releases during the last years >> here.

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