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The 2022 Whitney Biennial spotlights video artists who are pushing the medium forward

Works by Alfredo Jaar, Dave McKenzie and the collective Moved by the Motion are among the most powerful in the crowded exhibition

Dutch pavilion: artist explores importance of touch and intimacy

melanie bonajo, who often works with groups who are rarely given a voice, says that Covid-19 turned an existing “epidemic of loneliness” into a pandemic

In Whitney Biennial video, Coco Fusco meditates on New York’s island of lost souls

The artist commemorates the anonymous victims of Covid-19 buried on Hart Island

US artist Nick Cave to project his dancing ‘Soundsuits’ onto massive building in central Chicago

The large-scale video projection coincides with the opening of Cave’s major solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, which will then travel to the Guggenheim in New York

Pioneering video artist Ulysses Jenkins on creating new images of Black life

A retrospective at the Hammer Museum chronicles the artist’s pivotal role in the history of video art

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'My work rejects the linear time developed in conventional films': Isaac Julien on Lina Bo Bardi, displaying art and the Italian Renaissance

The British artist and filmmaker on his favourite poets, music and artists on the A brush with… podcast

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Afghan artist wins $100,000 prize for video that reflects on life amid never-ending conflicts

Ukraine's PinchukArtCentre awards Aziz Hazara the Future Generation Art Prize 2021 for his five-channel film installation depicting children in Kabul

'I was always fascinated by the paintings of Goya': Philippe Parreno on his new video work at the Beyeler

The French-Algerian artist discusses how Goya’s Black Paintings provided inspiration for his latest piece in Switzerland

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'We can use NFTs to support good causes': Pussy Riot mints and sells first NFT to raise money for women's shelters

The video, titled Terrestrial Paradise, was bought for around £128,000 by the Iranian-born art collector and political activist Amir Soleymani

Fill your boots: Dr. Martens gives £60,000 for new video commissions at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London

Grants will be given to artists to create moving image works to premiere at the ICA's Image Behaviour 2021 forum

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As Trump baselessly cries voter fraud, one artist surveys the rise of conspiracy theories in US politics

Cassandra Zampini's short film Media Warfare compresses four years of fake news into a harrowing 25-minute survey of America's shattered psyche

Halloween with Ai Weiwei: artist's new film screens in Piccadilly Circus and online tonight

The Chinese dissident artist is stopping the regular advertisements in the famous square for an hour

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The trouble with video art in the age of Covid-19

Steve McQueen’s acclaimed survey at Tate Modern is the latest exhibition to fall victim to social distancing rules

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Some video art to enjoy at home while under coronavirus isolation

While museums and galleries are shut, take the time to dive into the rich online world of new media works

New digital art fair in Paris hopes to attract tech tycoons

Cadaf Paris claims to be Europe's only fair dedicated to new media and will coincide with Vivatech conference in June

Back to the future: Nam June Paik's chapel and TVs take over at Tate Modern

London exhibition brings together more than 200 works by the Korean-born video and installation pioneer

Latest Crossrail commission unveiled at Canary Wharf

Michal Rovner's video features some of London's best known landmarks

The Sistine Chapel's system upgrade: Nam June Paik's immersive video to be recreated for Tate

The late artist’s award-winning Venice Biennale presentation has been painstakingly reconstructed at Tate Modern—clunky old tubes and all

'Artists have to be good citizens': Himali Singh Soin on Brexit, climate change and the alien other

Frieze Artist Award winner’s Arctic-inspired video draws on the Victorian Ice Age to talk about today's big issues

A Frank Lloyd Wright synagogue transformed

An immersive installation will fuse music, tapestries, video and orchids

Top of the Pods: video artists in the spotlight

We bring together discussions with three masters of video art: Ragnar Kjartansson, John Akomfrah and Christian Marclay

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson
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Let the video roller coaster ride begin : Interview with Ryan Trecartin

Trecartin’s films, created with Lizzie Fitch, trace the impact of technology on modern life

Collectors net website art by Rafaël Rozendaal

You can buy an animated fried egg for $6,000

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Art Basel Hong Kong adds film section to its ranks as attitudes toward video art begin to change

The fair highlights the crossover between cinema and video art in the region

Sonic sparring and sound Clashes: Interview with Anri Sala

Inspired by punk, Anri Sala’s video art stages a musical battle with time

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An interview with Anahita Razmi, winner of the Frieze Art Fair's Emdash Award '11

How a 12-screen video installation on show at Frieze was filmed despite Iran’s strict regime

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New York’s digital shorts: 'Made Here' explores artists’ relationships with the city

The web-based videos looks into the lives of performers and artists