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Video Data Bank


Founded at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 1976 at the inception of the media arts movement, Video Data Bank (VDB) is a leading resource in the United States for videos by and about contemporary artists. The Cooper Union Library licenses individual titles through VDB for course reserves only. Current Cooper Union students and faculty can access these films by logging into their Microsoft 365 account.

Hostage: The Bachar Tapes (English Version)

Walid RaadSouheil Bachar

2001 | 00:16:17 | United States | English | Color | Mono | 4:3 | Video



Images of the World and the Inscription of War

Harun Farocki

1988 | 01:17:03 | Germany | German | B&W and Color | 4:3 | 16mm film

Inextinguishable Fire

Harun Farocki

1969 | 00:21:57 | Germany | English | B&W | Stereo | 4:3 | Film



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