Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1970 - present
  • Subscription Type FREE
  • Publisher Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics; New York University
  • Notes
    • Performance and theater from the Americas
  • Languages English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Resource Types Images and Sound
  • Description The Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library (HIDVL) is a collaboration between New York University Libraries and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics that provides a digital library of performance practices in the Americas. HIDVL documents the expression of social and political life through performance in the many cultures and political landscapes of the Americas. It includes online access to more than 1000 hours of video. A trilingual Profile (English, Spanish and Portuguese) is created for each collection, contextualizing the videos with detailed production information, synopses, image galleries, texts, interviews, bibliographies and additional materials.