As videos shot on film get refurbished for the digital age, we’re discovering more and more fascinating artifacts in the original materials.
Cuban Musicians and Artists Collaborate on Viral, Political Music Video
The “Patria y Vida” video is spreading like wildfire in Cuba and Miami, a sign of widespread discontent on the island as well as unity among Cubans.
Dive Into K-Pop With Five Essential Music Videos
Getting into the inexplicable sounds, powerhouse choreography, and high-concept narratives and visuals of K-pop can be intimidating. Here are some iconic music videos to help any newbie get started.
Can Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Louvre Video Change Perceptions of Who Belongs in Museums?
The “Apeshit” video is important because people of color rarely have the opportunity to claim such spaces, but it also perpetuates the dangerous notion that art is a luxury.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z Return to the Louvre in New Music Video, Picking the Greatest Hits
But the pop music royals stick to the museum’s main attractions in “Apeshit.”
How This Is Childish Gambino’s America
For the few seconds, before the video began, I had already assumed what I would see.
Alex Da Corte Directs a Luminous Video for St. Vincent’s Ode to New York
Created by artist Alex Da Corte, St. Vincent’s “New York” video is the stuff of dreams.
Artist Kader Attia Files Plagiarism Lawsuit over French Rap Video
YouTube took down the music video for a song by the French rappers Dosseh and Nekfeu after Attia filed a lawsuit claiming it plagiarizes one of his works.
Lorraine O’Grady Stars in a New Music Video by Anohni
“Marrow” consists simply of O’Grady lip-synching to Anohni’s three-minute song of the same title against a black background.
Simon Says This Is the Best Music Video Filmed in a Museum
For his 1999 hit single “Simon Says,” the Queens rapper Pharoahe Monch used one of the borough’s most sci-fi structures as a post-apocalyptic battleground.
Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’ Rebooted as an 8-Bit Music Video
Since John Milton’s Paradise Lost was first published in 1667, many artists have attempted to visualize the biblical epic.
A Claymation Moonscape Covered in Ruins
Animated by Meghan Tryon, psych-rock band Wand’s new “Passage of the Dream” video fuses claymation with line drawings and paper cutouts in a densely detailed fantasy narrative.