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Posters for Do [Eggplant} Dream of Electric [Peach]? advertising.

Video artwork interpolating media from the Activism VHS Archive. Archive Queens features Elspeth Kydd Vol. 3 (Short Work): Drag in the Votes and Carol Leigh: Music Videos, Whores and Healers, Take Back the Night.

Choreo Horror performs at Electric [Peach] May 13th 2023 at LifeWorld.

CHOREO HORROR returns from 1000 years ahead, bringing with her unearthed future folk songs and memories long digitized, played and pause and record and rewind -fast forward:…

Miss Olithea performs at Electric [Peach] May 13 2023.

Blue Morpho performs at Electric [Peach] May 13 2023 at LifeWorld.

hole-god Grim performs at Electric Peach May 13th 2023 at LifeWorld.

Blaque Friday performs at Electric [Peach] May 13th 2023 at LifeWorld.

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Vimeo page and educational guide

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The twenty film reels, packaged in canisters and boxes labelled and marked with film titles, dates, some production and distribution details, present a collection of films rendering a history of political mobilisation and solidarity making with…
Editor Alicia Kroell writes about Sex Fish, a video from VHS Activism Archive directed by Shu Lea Cheang starring Dr. Alex Juhaz and Cheryl Dunye. Published in FEEDBACK LOOP #1.

Dreamcrusher performs at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

JNK Enzo performs at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

Art Kopischke performs at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

Shala Miller reads poetry from their collection at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

Choreo Horror performs at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

"The mission of Interference Archive is to explore the relationship between cultural production and social movements. This work manifests in an open stacks archival collection, publications, a study center, and public programs including exhibitions,…

"You are invited to the Debt Archive, a platform for sharing your personal testimonies around student debt; its effects on you, your career, education, and/or the general trajectory of your life. These stories will be collected into a digital archive…

FEEDBACK LOOP: What Did We Make? was a screening and discussion of archival activist video with Dr. Alexandra Juhasz of the VHS Activism Archive, hosted by Interference Archive via Zoom. What can we learn from community art video practice? What is…

FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save? was an evening of performance, poetry, movement and music featuring Dreamcrusher, Shala Miller, JNK Enzo, Art Kopischke, Choreo Horror, in conversation with archival material from the VHS Activism Archive. This event…

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FEEDBACK LOOP #1 is a zine that was created in conjunction with the FEEDBACK LOOP and VHS Activism Archive programming in Spring 2022. The first edition contains new writing from Alicia Kroell and Corey O'Hara, photos by Laz Rodriguez, as well as…

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The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the…

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uta ca caba inda: The struggle is not over yet is an ongoing research project on the film history of Guinea-Bissau which began when a partially preserved film archive resurfaced in Bissau in 2012. The project was initiated and is conducted by Filipa…

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Based at Goldsmiths, University of London, the London Community Video Archive (LCVA) will preserve, archive and share community videos made in the 1970s/80s in London and the South East. Portable video recording — now a technology routinely…

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Media Burn Archive is a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Chicago that collects, produces, and distributes documentary video created by artists, activists, and community groups. Our mission is to use archival media to deepen context and encourage critical thought…

Blog post about losing personal documentary archive: "I speak of a collection of several hundred titles ranging across the history of documentary, as well as a selection of material on 16mm. The tapes come in a variety of formats, VHS, Umatic,…

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The Radical Film Network was founded in 2013 when a group of activists, academics, filmmakers and programmers involved in radical film culture in the UK met to discuss the ways in which they could work together to support its development, growth and…


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The VHS Archives Working Group brings together scholars, students, librarians, archivists, technologists and community members interested in discussing questions, concerns and best practices about the use, preservation, digitization, and research of…

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XFR Collective partners with artists, activists, and community organizations to lower the barriers to preserving at-risk audiovisual media – especially unseen, unheard, or marginalized works – through digitization, screenings, educational workshops,…

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A survey of 206 editors who invented, developed, fine-tuned and revolutionized the art of film editing.

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Black Film Archive is a living register of Black films. In its current iteration, it showcases Black films made from 1915 to 1979 currently streaming.

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DIVA TV was founded in 1989 as a video-documenting affinity group
with ACT UP AIDS COALITION TO UNLEASH POWER, an activist group famous for its direct action against bureaucratic neglect and drug company profiteering in the AIDS crisis and widely…

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The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928. The films measure 12,800 feet (355 min). All films are B-wind positive prints, except one roll that…

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An interactive archive made to store and centre Black trans people.Built from the ground up by Black trans coders and developers.

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Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

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From Third Cinema to Media Justice: Third World Majority and the Promise of Third Cinema is a collaborative multi-media archive and scholarship project consisting of an archive that contains the materials produced by Third World Majority during the…

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Built in conversation with the VHS Archives Working Group, The Center for the Humanities, The Grad Center, CUNY

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My project aims to create a digital archive of the 1970s New York Women’s Video Festivals (NYWVF). Founded by Steina Vasulka and organized by artist Susan Milano, and coordinated by Ann Volkes and Shridhar Bapat, among others, the festivals represent…

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The Tranny Fest Collection documents the film festival from 1997-2003. The bulk of the collection consists of the Tranny Fest Media Library, which includes films submitted to the festival, trailers for Tranny Fest and recordings of Tranny Fest events…

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There is an immediate need to address this issue. The truth is that movies are simply not as available today as they were during the heyday of VHS when some brick-and-mortar video stores carried tens of thousands of titles. Now, with a few giant…

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