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In this Whitney Stories video, curator Jay Sanders recalls the Museum’s history of presenting performance alongside visual art, and illuminates plans for performance at the Whitney’s new home, which opens in May with a 170-seat theater space.
Artist Lize Mogel speaks with Chris Anderson, Director of Education at The River Project, about the improving cleanliness of the Hudson River and the ship worms that bore holes in the wooden pilings upon which the city’s piers stand.
Pier 57 is located a few blocks north of the Whitney’s new location in the Meatpacking District. In this video, artist Lize Mogel revisits the mass containment of protestors that occurred there during the 2004 Republican National Convention.