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This Whitney Focus video explores the politics of Jenny Holzer’s work on view in PROTECT PROTECT. It features Kate Doyle, Senior Analyst at the National Security Archive and Laurel Fletcher, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the International Human Rights Law Clinic, University of California, Berkeley. Doyle offers a close look at Holzer’s Redaction Paintings, which feature declassified government documents pertaining to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Fletcher discusses Lustmord—a series of texts Holzer wrote in response to the systematic raping of Bosnian women by Serbian soldiers in the genocidal war in the former Yugoslavia. Download
Watch a time-lapse video of the installation of the LED sculpture For Chicago (2008) from the exhibition Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT, on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through May 31, 2009.
A time-lapse view of the installation of For Chicago. Download