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P-Unit Mixtape 2005

Paper Rad

2005, 21:08 min, color, sound

This delirious montage of appropriated and computer-generated elements merges perennial Paper Rad themes such as Gumby and the 8-bit computer aesthetic with a keen, critical take on contemporary culture. This self-described "mix tape" — a term that refers here both to the group's montage strategy...


P.opular (section ish)

Ryan Trecartin

2009, 43:51 min, color, sound, HD video

P.opular (section ish) submerges characters from other sections of Any Ever into an extreme poetic state where their creative limits bloom, but perhaps only on an illusory level. As the section "ish" (vs. section "a") to the works above, the movie's threads appear to be the culmination of...


Pacing Upside Down

Bruce Nauman

1969, 56 min, b&w, sound


Paganini Caprice No. 5

Cory Arcangel 

2011, 3:41 min, color, sound


Pale of Night

Ante Bozanich

1986, 5:57 min, color, sound


Palm Trees on the Moon

Bill Viola

1977, 26:06 min, color, sound



Bruce Yonemoto 

2006, 11:14 min, color, sound

Writes Yonemoto: "From the great Irish potato famine to Van Gogh's dark painting, the potato has represented misery. Why should a life of living from the land be one of misery? The prevalent documentary content of 'marginalized peasant misery' will be the central image under scrutiny. Does a...



Cecilia Vicuña

1983, 18:31 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on video


Paradigm Shift

Philip Mallory Jones

1992, 1 min, color, sound

This lyrical meditation on the cultures of the African diaspora is a richly visualized collage of sounds and images derived from African cosmology, tracing the long historical struggle to define a trans-cultural African race.

Paradigm Shift was created as part of "TRANS-VOICES", an...


Paradise Crushed

Leslie Thornton

2003, 12:10 min, color, sound

Peggy and Fred in Hell, Thornton's ongoing and open-ended series, maps a surreal, quasi-apocalyptic realm littered with the detritus of a pop culture bursting at the seams. Castaways in this wilderness of signs, Peggy and Fred are, as Thornton states, "raised by television," their experience...



Charles Atlas 

1983-84, 38 min, color, sound

Magnetic performances by Karole Armitage, Michael Clark and Philippe Découflé are the focus of this French production, an intricate and quintessential Atlas pastiche of provocative dance, new music, pop design and costuming, narrative, documentary, and media references. Armitage's eclectic, often...



Phyllis Baldino 

2003, 7:54 min, color, sound

Baldino continues to examine the quirky fringes of mathematics and advanced science, a territory she has explored before in videos on topics such as quantum physics, symmetry, and nanotechnology. With ParaUniVersesVersesVerses, she takes on the notion of parallel worlds, employing ingenious video...


Parcelle de ciel

Robert Cahen

1987, 18 min, color, sound


Paris a la Carte

Don Foresta, Kit Fitzgerald, and John Sanborn. 

1978, 28:15 min, color, sound


Paris From Behind

Antek Walczak 

1999, 25 min, color, sound


Parisian Blinds

Barbara Hammer

1984, 6:07, color, silent, 16 mm film on video

"A silent film that investigates the nature of spectator perception by tourists and travelers. What do people see when they travel and isn’t it as much about moving forward as moving back? The Bateau Mouche tourist boats circle the Seine in Paris literally becoming the emblem of the voyager who...


Parlor Game

Alix Pearlstein

2004, 6:20 min, color, sound

Three people play a game in an urban garden, tossing a small sack back and forth. The player who drops it becomes "odd man out" or the designated victim. The game now becomes one of dominance and submission. The elegant surroundings contrast with the base series of humiliations he is made to...



Steina and Woody Vasulka 

1969-1971, 62:30 min, b&w, sound

Participation represents the Vasulka's experience of the New York downtown scene in the late 1960s and early '70s. In this fascinating portrait of wildly creative people, places and times, the artists use the early Portapak video system to document, among others, Don Cherry performing in...



Alix Pearlstein

1998, 16:40 min, color, sound


Passage To The North

Lawrence Weiner

1981, 16 min, color, sound

"Passage to the North revolves around a reverse Ibsen dialogue (Ibsen's people would have longed for the south) about the necessity of the various characters-including two hard-faced young women in black leather coats and a soft man-going to the north. Domestic scenes of inquisition and conflict...


Past Future Split Attention

Dan Graham

1972, 17:03 min, b&w, sound


Past Life: Blue Violet

Ursula Hodel

1999, 13 min, color, sound


Past Life: Egypt

Ursula Hodel

1997, 9 min, color, sound


Past Life: Fisherman's Woman

Ursula Hodel

1997, 8:15 min, color, sound


Past Life: Joan of Arc

Ursula Hodel

1997, 7 min, color, sound


Past Life: Queen Christina

Ursula Hodel

1997, 11 min, color, sound


Past Life: Tausend und eine Nacht (The Arabian Nights)

Ursula Hodel

1999, 14:09 min, color, sound


Past Life: White Room

Ursula Hodel

1998, 10 min, color, sound


Path of Totality

Frank Heath

2018, 13:07 min, color, sound, HD video

Path of Totality documents the events leading up to the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse in St. Joseph, MO (one of the prime locations within the path of the shadow as well as the hometown of the artist). Featuring a colorful array of eclipse-chasers, middle-Americans, and commercial...


Paul Ryan: Selected Works

Paul Ryan

1984-89, 34:40 min, b&w and color, sound

Throughout the early 1970s, Ryan used video to explore the dynamics of human interaction in threes, defining "triadic behavior" as that which has the ability to "stabilize long-term relationships between three people." Ritual of Triadic Relationships includes exercises in which participants use...



Alix Pearlstein

1997, 8 min, color, sound



Tony Cokes

2004, 16:02 min, color, sound

Pause brings together Cokes' inquiries into issues of cultural identity and the codes of pop music. Exploring the formal features of contemporary electronic music in relation to African Diaspora cultural forms, and employing a soundtrack appropriated from a popular, Internet-disseminated musical...



Dan Graham

1999, 26 min, color, sound


Peace and Anwar Sadat

Ulysses Jenkins 

1985, 21:59 min, color, sound


Peace Dances: Frederic Rzewski

John Sanborn

2013, 14:02 min, color, sound

This collection of short phrases balances along a line of tension and release -- and as the title states, this is a dance. Using the dynamic duo of Joseph Copley and Margaret Cromwell, the video explores the anxiety between male and female, and the eager dominance of body over mind. - John Sanborn


Peggy and Fred and Pete

Leslie Thornton

1988, 23 min, sepia, sound

Peggy and Fred in Hell, Thornton's ongoing and open-ended video series, maps a surreal, quasi-apocalyptic realm littered with the detritus of a pop culture bursting at the seams. Castaways in this wilderness of signs, Peggy and Fred are, as Thornton states, "raised by television," their...


Peggy and Fred in Hell: The Prologue

Leslie Thornton

1984, 18:43 min, b&w, sound

Peggy and Fred in Hell, Thornton's ongoing and open-ended video series, maps a surreal, quasi-apocalyptic realm littered with the detritus of a pop culture bursting at the seams. Castaways in this wilderness of signs, Peggy and Fred are, as Thornton states, "raised by television," their...


Peggy and Fred in Kansas

Leslie Thornton

1987, 11 min, b&w, sound

Peggy and Fred in Hell, Thornton's ongoing and open-ended series, maps a surreal, quasi-apocalyptic realm littered with the detritus of a pop culture bursting at the seams. Castaways in this wilderness of signs, Peggy and Fred are, as Thornton states, "raised by television," their experience...


Pele's Umbilicus


2011, 8:09 min, color, sound

First presented at The Mission for Temporal Art (Marshall, North Carolina), this video and sound piece creates an electric landscape that flickers between decay and illumination. Part of a series of videos composed with LoVid's handmade analog synthesizer, Pele's Umbilicus creates a hypnotic...


Pencicle of Praise

Martha Rosler

2018, 12:40 min, color, sound, HD video


Penitentiary (The Pen)

Steina and Woody Vasulka

1986, 10 min, color, sound


Perfect Film

Ken Jacobs

1985, 23:57 min, color and b&w, sound

"PERFECT FILM presents some out-takes of history, in this instance of the assassination of Malcolm X. This is a record of events literally preserved as found from the cutting room floor. Carelessly strung on a reel, I bought it for $5 on Canal Street.

Malcolm X was murdered by Elijah...


Perfect Leader

Max Almy 

1983, 4:11 min, color, sound

Produced to coincide with the 1984 Presidential Campaign, Perfect Leader is a cautionary tale that brings to life a prototypical politician, as packaged by Madison Avenue. With a driving soundtrack and bold visuals, Almy satirically presents this dynamic simulation of media politics as a...


Performance and Stage-Set Utilizing Two-Way Mirror and Video Time Delay

Dan Graham and Glenn Branca 

1983, 45:45 min, b&w, sound


Performance Anthology (1975-1980)

Marina Abramovic 

1975-1980, 4:16 hr, b&w, sound

This anthology presents a historical survey of Abramovic and Ulay's individual and collaborative performance pieces. The works span the years 1975 to 1980, from the artists' early body-based performances and actions through their rigorous Relation Work pieces.

Program 1. Four...


Performance for Video

Pier Marton

1978-82, 22:16 min, color, sound



Dan Graham

1975, 22:52 min, b&w, sound



Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

1976, 10 min, b&w, silent, 16 mm film on HD video



John Sanborn. In collaboration with Sarah Cahill. 

1992, 10 min, color, sound


Peter Callas: Selected Works I

Peter Callas

1986, 29:58 min, color, sound


Peter Callas: Selected Works II

Peter Callas

1986, 16:28 min, color, sound


phantom limb

Phyllis Baldino 

2002, 7:08 min, color, sound

Baldino writes: "A friend of mine rented a home in rural Connecticut for the weekends. Eugene O'Neill once lived there, but in the original part of the house... It has been on the market for a long time but still does not sell. There is something about the house... the way it was, the way it is...


phantom. menace.

Sondra Perry 

2023, 3:29 min, color, sound, HD video



Hannah Wilke

1977, 32 min, b&w, sound


Philosophers Walk on the Sublime

Leslie Thornton

2013, 17 min, color, sound, HD video

The remarkable landscape of the Swiss Alps inflects Thornton's musings on the sublime, as it may be pursued in nature and photography.


Philosophy in the Bedroom

Peggy Ahwesh 

1993, 16:17 min, color, sound, Super 8mm film on video

A home-movie paean to the Marquis de Sade, Philosophy in the Bedroom plumbs the depths of boudoir small talk. In the first part, a newly-acquainted odd couple discuss desire—and lack thereof—over a bag of potato chips. In the second part, a recumbent woman describes her partner and herself as...


Photography is Easy

Leslie Thornton

2006, 4:30 min, color, sound

In the ongoing project Photography is Easy, Thornton continues her investigation of the production of meaning through media such as photography, film and video. Thornton and a companion are seen hiking through a desert, photographing and recording the journey. Shots of desert landscapes are...


Picasso's Model

Ursula Hodel

1999, 2:40 min, color, sound


Pick Up Your Feet: The Double Dutch Show

Skip Blumberg

1981, 28:25 min, color, sound



Vito Acconci 

1971, 16:50 min, color, silent, Super 8mm film on video

This is one of several exercises that explore the notion of extreme concentration. Blindfolded, Acconci attempts to intuite the position of another person's hands over his body.



Pipilotti Rist

1992, 12:08 min, color, sound

In this visual evocation of sex and sexuality, a man and woman stage an elaborately choreographed courtship ritual, edited with Rist's usual attention to the syntax of mass media. As a driving bass sample plays, a surveillance camera makes low-flying journeys across the bodies of the actors,...


PICO (Performance Indeterminate Cage Opera) reMIX

John Sanborn

2013, 77 min, color, sound

Writes Sanborn: "If you took the musical transformation of John Cage, the radical thinking of Marcel Duchamp, and the media anarchy of Nam June Paik, and put them in a blender... the result would be PICO (Performance Indeterminate Cage Opera). PICO is a video memoir celebrating the lineage of...


Picture Story

Gary Hill

1979, 6:26 min, color, sound

In his works from the late 1970s, Hill continues to construct a dialogue of sound and image, devising analogies between linguistics and electronic phenomena. Hill writes that Picture Story is "structured upon a hierarchical ladder of meaning, starting with the mechanistic and ending with a vision...


Pictures of the Lost

Barbara Buckner

1978, 22:58 min, color, silent


Pig, Child, Fire!

Squat Theatre

1981, 60 min, color, sound


Pilobolus and Joan

Ed Emshwiller

1973, 57:40 min, color, sound



General Idea

1977, 28:56 min, color, sound

Produced for public television broadcast in Ontario, Pilot takes the form of a prime-time newsmagazine, with General Idea as the subject. As hosts, AA Bronson, Felix Partz, and Jorge Zontal describe their collective transformation from young strivers to "famous, glamorous artists," and...



Bruce Nauman

1968, 2 min, color, silent, 16 mm film on video


Pine Barrens

Nancy Holt

1975, 30:24 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on HD video

"Pine Barrens is concerned with evoking through film a barren wilderness in south-central New Jersey. The camera is always in motion — tracking, pivoting, and walking through the landscape. Though they are never seen in the film, the voices of the local people, the 'Pineys,' are heard relating...


Pinea Silva

Carolee Schneemann

2012, 9:24 min, color, sound, HD video

Pinea Silva: Lost Meanings of the Christmas Tree, a performance-lecture by Carolee Schneemann, was first presented on December 15, 2011 as part of the 40th Anniversary Benefit at Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI). The live recording, which was edited by Schneemann at EAI, represents an audio-visual...


Pinochet Porn

Ellen Cantor

2008-16, 123 min, b&w and color, sound, Super 8mm film on HD video, English and Spanish with English subtitles

An epic experimental film, Pinochet Porn, embodies – though a dizzying array of stories and narrative methods – the multifaceted work of artist Ellen Cantor. Using her 2004 series of eighty-two drawings, Circus Lives from Hell, as an unconventional “script,” Cantor worked on Pinochet Porn, her...


Pivot: Turning Around Suppositions

Dara Birnbaum

1976, 9:52 min, b&w, sound


PjVidz #1: Color Vision

Paper Rad

2003, 30:05 min, color, sound

Nominally organized around the theme of cable television, Paper Rad's PjVidz #1: Color Vision is a psychedelic variety show in which snippets of off-air footage alternate with original animations and music. Music videos, cartoons, and Gumby and Pokey all make appearances in a tape that...


Place Mattes

Barbara Hammer

1987, 7:36 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on video

Traveling mattes of the artist's torso, limbs, and extremities in Puget Sound, Yosemite and the Yucatan. Her attempt to "touch" nature is removed and blocked between figure and ground setups by the optical printer's flatness of planes. As the figure and ground are presented as two planar...


Planet X

Ulysses Jenkins

2006, 6:20 min, color, sound

Writes Jenkins: "This video takes the 'Planet X' myth and interfaces it with the Katrina tragedy in New Orleans, LA, based upon their similar natural disaster principles. With a proclamation of prophecy spoken by avant garde jazz musician, Sun Ra, predicting a coming disaster to African-Americans."


Plastic Bag Tie-Up

Anthony Ramos

1972, 21:16 min, b&w, sound

In this harrowing performance, Ramos and another man (the artist Lowell Darling) are blindfolded, their hands and feet bound, and sealed into body-sized plastic bags. Over the course of twenty minutes, the men struggle to escape from the clear plastic bags. The real-time performance creates a...


Plato Now

Juan Downey

1973, 30 min, b&w, sound


Play or 'Yes,' 'Yes,' 'Yes'

Barbara Hammer

1970, 11:16 min, b&w and color, silent, Super 8mm film on video


Playing A Note on the Violin While I Walk Around the Studio

Bruce Nauman

1967-68, 10 min, b&w, sound, 16 mm film on video


Plowmans Lunch

Lawrence Weiner

1982, 28 min, color, sound

"Plowmans Lunch is called a documentary because its intent was to explore actual occurrence, be it the building of the work, or what befalls the players. It still uses the structure of an open form although the characters are more developed: they have 'names' and some of the scenes were truly...


Plumb Line

Carolee Schneemann

1968-71, 14:27 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on HD video


Plus Ultra

Francesc Torres

1989, 26:56 min, color, sound


PM Magazine/Acid Rock

Dara Birnbaum

1982, 4:09 min, color, sound


Poemfield No. 2

Stan VanDerBeek

1966, 5:40 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on HD video


Point 'n Shoot

George Kuchar

1989, 4:55 min, color, sound

Writes Kuchar: "In this short tape (part of a series about visiting nice homes when the occupants are out of town) I'm invited by a young man who waters their plants to hose down with him amid the bric-a-brac and sensuous topography of Marin County, California. Darkness settles on objects d'art as w...


Point Lobos State Reserve

William Gwin and Warner Jepson 

1973, 23:04 min, color, sound


Point of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image

The New Museum and Bick Productions, co-producers

2004, 11 DVDs

Point Of View: An Anthology of the Moving Image is a DVD series that features eleven leading artists from different generations and cultural perspectives, who are among the most important artists working in film, video, and digital imagery today: Francis Alys , David Claerbout, Douglas Gordon,...


Points in Space

Elliot Caplan, Merce Cunningham

1986, 55:35 min, color, sound


Pole Dance, 1997

Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler, and Anita Pace

1997, 31:18 min, color, sound


Police Drawing

John Baldessari 

1971, 23:09 min, b&w, sound


Political Advertisement X: 1952-2020

Muntadas, Marshall Reese

2020, 98 min, Color, Stereo, HD video, English

This fascinating anthology, updated to include ads from the 2020 presidential campaign, documents the selling of the American presidency since the 1950s. Surveying the American televisual campaign process from Eisenhower to the Biden and Trump campaigns, the artists trace the history of the TV...


Pollock and American Pickers

Cory Arcangel 

2012, 16:00 min, color, sound


Pond and Waterfall

Barbara Hammer

1982, 15 min, color, silent, 16 mm film on video

"Hiking in Point Reyes National Seashore I came upon a vernal pool with an intriguing and mysterious underwater world. I optically printed swimming underwater to slow the movement to a meditative rhythm. I hoped that the appreciation of the clarity and beauty of water would lead us to better...


Pond Way

Charles Atlas, Merce Cunningham

1998, 23:48 min, color, sound

One of Cunningham's nature studies, Pond Way evokes the trickling effect of water, as dancers move in wave-like motions across the stage, timing their movements so that one begins just after another. The movement was inspired by Cunningham's childhood game of skimming stones across a pond....



Barbara Hammer and Barbara Klutinis 

1981, 6 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on HD video

"Pools is a pictorially and technically impressive sampling of spectacular swimming pools at W. R. Hearst's San Simeon and manages to validate itself from within, or at least within its own frame of identification." — Richard T. Jameson "In co-making Pools with Barbara Klutinis I wanted to...



Tony Oursler

1999, 3:28 min, color, sound

Oursler's explorations of the fusion of art and music, which began in the 1970s with his "art band" The Poetics (created with Mike Kelley and John Miller), have led to numerous collaborations with acclaimed rock musicians and sound artists. Pop is a video portrait of the musician Beck. Here Beck...


Pop-Pop Video

Dara Birnbaum

1980, 9 min, color, sound

In the dynamic Pop-Pop Video tapes, Birnbaum appropriates standard television genres — the soap opera, sports event, action drama — to deconstruct the idiomatic meaning of TV's structural codes and conventions, such as the intercut and reverse shot.

General Hospital/Olympic Women Speed...


Portal Excursion

Michael Smith

2006, 10 min, color, sound

"A 10-minute narrative video made at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT, Portal Excursion stars the hapless 'Mike,' Smith's eponymous performance persona whose high hopes and dubious achievements have complicated the story of the white American male since the late 1970s. In Portal,...


Portrait of Geraldine

Sigrid Hackenberg

1998, 12:55 min, b&w, sound


Portrait of the Best Artist

Jaime Davidovich

1982, 5:38 min, color, sound

Davidovich produced The Live! Show on Manhattan Cable Television's leased access Channel J from 1979 to 1984. The program featured performances by and interviews with art world personalities, live phone-ins and a home-shopping segment. Davidovich hosted the show in the guise of his character "Dr....


Portrait: John Lado Keni

Mary Lucier

2000, 15 min, color, sound


Possibly in Michigan

Cecelia Condit

1983, 11:40 min, color, sound


Post Modern/Post Script: British Video - Program I

London Video Access (LVA)

1985, 61:22 min, color, sound


Post Modern/Post Script: British Video - Program II

London Video Access (LVA)

1985, 59:14 min, color, sound



Douglas Davis

1981, 29:06 min, b&w and color, sound


Pott Starr

Victor Masayesva, Jr.

1990, 6 min, color, sound


Practice Makes Perfect

John Baldessari 

1973, 5:10 min, b&w, silent



Cheryl Donegan

1994, 6:40 min, color, sound



Carolee Schneemann

2009, 4:56 min, color, sound, HD video

Precarious is an edited document of Schneemann's multi-channel DVD projection installation with motorized mirror system, commissioned by the Tate Liverpool's 2009 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival. The document compresses the mirrored video projections of dancing in captivity: fleeting...


Precious Products

George Kuchar

1988, 15:03 min, color, sound


Prelude to the Tempest

Doug Hall

1985, 14:51 min, color, sound


Prepared Playstation 2

Radical Software Group (RSG)

2003, 17:36 min, color, sound

This video documents one of RSG's self-playing video game consoles, hacked to exploit existing bugs and glitches in the code. In this case, a commercial skateboarding game provides the source. As hard rock, punk, and rap play in the background, the skater protagonist twitches and flails,...



Michael Snow

1981, 95 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on video

Michael Snow is considered one of Canada's most important living artists. A prolific painter, photographer, sculptor, jazz musician, and filmmaker, Snow's art explores the possibilities inherent in different mediums and practices. He has received many international awards, and his work is shown...


Primarily Speaking

Gary Hill

1981-83, 19:23 min, color, sound



Gary Hill

1978, 1:19 min, color, sound

In his works from the late 1970s, Hill continues to construct a dialogue of sound and image, devising analogies between linguistics and electronic phenomena. Primary is a formal study of the primary colors red, green and blue, in which we see Hill's lips repeating the names of the colors as...


Prime Time in the Camps

Chris Marker

1993, 28 min, color, sound


Problem Solvers

Paper Rad

2008, 23:28 min, color, sound

Funded by The Heinz Endowment for the Art's Creative Heights residency program, Problem Solvers is Paper Rad's ideal Saturday morning cartoon. The episode adheres to the parameters of a children's TV program—in structure (half-hour format with space for commercial breaks), method (an "economic...


Processual Video

Gary Hill

1980, 11:13 min, b&w, sound



Steina and Woody Vasulka in collaboration with Bradford Smith. 

1981, 18:28 min, color, sound


Projeto Apollo

Eder Santos

2000, 4 min, color, sound

Combining artfully designed sets and digital processing, Santos recreates the historic Apollo lunar landing for this essayistic video, which uses simulation to interrogate representation. Relating a long-circulated rumor that the landing was actually faked in a NASA film studio — an opinion...


Promised Land

Shalom Gorewitz

1990, 7:16 min, color, sound



Klaus vom Bruch

1979, 31:52 min, color, sound


Proposal for QUBE

Peter d'Agostino

1978, 10:02 min, b&w and color, sound


Prototype (God Bless America)

Martha Rosler

2006, 3:57 min, color, sound

In this new video work, Rosler presents a short but incisive statement. A mechanical toy figure dressed as an American soldier plays "God Bless America" on a trumpet. The camera pans down, revealing that the toy's camouflage-clad trouser leg has been rolled up to uncover a mechanism that looks...



Vito Acconci 

1971, 17:10 min, b&w, sound

A documentation of a live performance at New York University, Pryings is a graphic exploration of the physical and psychological dynamics of male/female interaction, a study in control, violation and resistance. The camera focuses tightly on Kathy Dillon's face, as Acconci tries to pry open her...



Barbara Hammer

1975, 6:05 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on HD video

"The sub-personalities of me, as baby, athlete, witch and artist are synthesized in this film of superimpositions, intensities, and color layers coming together through the powers of film." — Barbara Hammer



Vito Acconci 

1971, 32:37 min, b&w, sound

In this documentation of a performance at New York University, an overhead camera circles above Acconci and Kathy Dillon. In a dark auditorium, Acconci walks in a circle around Dillon, while she moves in the center. Staring at each other, they try to maintain eye contact while following the...


Pulling Mouth

Bruce Nauman

1969, 8 min, b&w, silent, 16 mm film on video


Pulling Up Roots

Cecelia Condit

2015, 7:37 min, color, sound, HD video

Pulling Up Roots is the emotional journey of a woman who is navigating the tenuous strain between the past and the future. Filmed in an abandoned housing project in Western Ireland, she uproots exotic plants and flowers, as one might collect stories and memories one can't understand. Condit's...


Purely Human Sleep

Ken Feingold

1980, 28:43 min, color, sound


Pursuit of Gay (Happyness)

Kalup Linzy

2007, 5:08 min, b&w, sound

In this ironically ambivalent period piece, Linzy plays with double entendre and linguistic anachronism as a raunchy blues song by Bernice Edwards plays on the soundtrack. Linzy, decked out like a gangster's moll, makes a confession to his lover: "I am not gay. I've realized my gayness must come...


Pushcarts of Eternity Street

Ken Jacobs

2006, 10:30 min, b&w, silent

Jacobs writes: "1903 hand/horse drawn street carts on New York's Lower East Side. Tiny movements evolve in place, caught between 2-D and 3-D."


Put Blood in the Music

Charles Atlas 

1989, 75 min, color, sound

Put Blood in the Music is a unique documentary on the downtown New York music scene. In a collage of music, performance and commentary, Atlas captures the energy and pluralism that characterize this urban milieu. Reflecting the eclecticism of his subject, Atlas re-structures the conventional...




1995, 27:20 min, color, sound



Cory Arcangel 

2021, 31:19 min, color, sound, HD video

Single-channel screen recording of a live bot performance on Twitter (pɹoɟ), June 22-23, 2021.