This moving image database features works of video and media art created between the 1960s and the present. Works in the collection range from films by pioneering video artists (Nam June Paik, Bruce Nauman, Martha Rosler, Joan Jonas) to digital works by emerging new media artists (Seth Price, Paper Rad, Cory Arcangel, Takeshi Murata).
Artstor hosts the Franklin Furnace Archive collection, featuring nearly 5,000 images from documented performances between 1976 and 1995. The collection is still growing and will eventially comprise over 10,000 images.
This site features user-generated, step-by-step video and photo/text instructions for protest and creative dissent. Topics include art actions, billboard alterations, shop-dropping, protest strategies, knit-bombing, protest props, interventions, methods of civil disobedience, stencil work, performative actions, and many other forms of public dissent.
The Franklin Furnace's mission is to “present, preserve, interpret, proselytize and advocate on behalf of avant-garde art.” The “For Artists” section provides information on applying for funding through the Foundation.