Saturday, February 21, 2009
OLIVER HERRING - LEGACY
EXCLUSIVE: Artist Oliver Herring discusses what he perceives as generational shifts in our relationship to the camera, mortality, and legacy, accompanied by scenes from his five channel video installation "Little Dances of Misfortunes" (2001) — created after 9/11 — which depicts amateur dancers illuminated by phosphorescent body paint. "Little Dances of Misfortunes" is currently on view (through June 14, 2009) at the The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College as part of Oliver Herrings 15-year career survey "Me Us Them".
VIDEO | Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Susan Sollins. Camera: Joel Shapiro. Sound: Roger Phenix. Editor: Jenny Chiurco. Artwork Courtesy: Oliver Herring.