Founded at the SAIC in 1976 at the inception of the media arts movement, Video Data Bank (VDB) is a leading resource in the United States for video by and about contemporary artists. The VDB’s collection has grown to include the work of more than 600 artists and 6,000 video art titles. VDB is dedicated to fostering awareness and scholarship of the history and contemporary practice of video and media art through its distribution, education, and preservation programs.
If you would like to have a VDB staff member give a virtual class tour, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange the visit. Virtual classroom visits to provide an overview of the VDB and its resources, including VDB history, information on archiving and preservation, VDB's business model, video art and performance. We will also include recommendations of video viewing for your class on Panopto.
Any and all questions about the Video Data Bank, its digital collections, or its remote services can be directed to: email@example.com.