Fashion, art documentaries, short films and more in Learning Centre DVD collection

You can find a versatile DVD collection in the fields of Art, Design and Architecture at the Learning Centre, including design, art and artist documentaries and short films.

You can borrow the DVDs or watch them in the Learning Centre VRC Space. Loan period for DVDs is 2 weeks.

DVD Collection contains for example

Textile art, fashion and beauty, for example:

  • The history of fine fashion
  • Indigo, a world of blue
  • Eco luxury : fashion and conscience
  • Tokyo streets (Japanese fashion)
  • Documentaries of fashion designers, for example Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs
  • Beauty queens: Elizabeth Arden and Estée Lauder

Art and artist documentaries, including photography, for example:

  • Tove Jansson’s and Tuulikki Pietilä’s travels in Europe, summers on Haru island, and Moomins
  • Havana : the new art of making ruins (Cuban modern art and artists)
  • Robotic Art : transformations (documentary of Robotic Art Exhibition in Paris 2015, about art and technology)
  • Robert Mapplethorpe :  a photographer of identity
  • Salvador Dali in New York
  • documentaries of modern art and art history

Short films, animation and avant garde films, for example:

  • Golden age of Warner Brothers cartoons
  • Kinokompo -series (Finnish short films)
  • The origins of scientific cinematography
  • Consolation service / Eija-Liisa Ahtila
  • American avant garde film 1947-1986
  • Fluxfilm anthology
  • The American comic strip

Architecture, for example:

  • a documentary of Alvar Aalto’s Munkkiniemi home and other documentaries of architecture
  • Shakespeare’s Globe
  • The American skyscraper & Louis Sullivan (a documentary of the first skyscrapers)
  • the life and works of architects, for example Gaudi, Frank Lloyd Wright, Norman Foster, Daniel Libeskind, Herzog & De Meuron, Rem Koolhaas

Design, for example:

  • The genius of design : the compelling five part series on design that shaped our lives
  • Design (Hoover, Concorde, Walkman, Jaguar, Vespa, Swatch, Leica and more)
  • Helvetica (a documentary of typography and graphic design)
  • Potters at work
  • Glassworking processes & properties
  • Design : understanding the elements

More information:
Information specialist Anja Lehtokari, [email protected]
Learning Centre
Visual Resources Centre (VRC) at the Learning Centre

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