SHORT: Oliver Herring: Legacy

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Release date

February 19, 2009


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.

Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Susan Sollins. Camera: Joel Shapiro. Sound: Roger Phenix. Editor: Jenny Chiurco. Artwork Courtesy: Oliver Herring.