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In this Whitney Stories video, choreographer Sarah Michelson discusses the questions at the root of her Devotion series, including her role as choreographer, her relationship to dance and its history, and the way the work is intimately tied to the site where it’s performed.
In this vlog, educator and artist Christine S. Kim discusses visionary painter Forrest Bess, whose work was curated in the 2012 Whitney Biennial by artist Robert Gober.
In this video, 2012 Biennial artists Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran perform during the second day of BLEED, their five-day residency on the Museum’s fourth floor.
In this video, 2012 Whitney Biennial artist Tom Thayer discusses the link between an early 20th century artist colony in Ridgefield, New Jersey and his work in the Biennial.
In this Surveillance Teach-In, award-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras is joined by computer security expert and privacy advocate Jacob Appelbaum and National Security Agency whistle-blower Bill Binney to present an artistic and practical commentary on living in the contemporary Panopticon.
In this video, Margie Weinstein, manager of education initiatives, describes 2012 Whitney Biennial artist Nicole Eisenman’s public program: a figure drawing workshop with live models.
For this program, Lucy Raven shares a series of rarely seen test films—snippets of narrative assembled only for the technical information they contain, dating from the 1940s to today. These sights and sounds—seldom seen or heard outside of a film projection booth—tell alternate stories about the moving pictures and how we view them.
In this video, Whitney Biennial 2012 curator Elisabeth Sussman discusses the experience of curating the 1993 Whitney Biennial.
In this video, Whitney Biennial 2012 curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders discuss aspects of their curatorial process.
In this video, Whitney Biennial 2012 curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders discuss the ways artists interacted with the architecture of the Whitney Museum.
In this video, Whitney Biennial 2012 curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders discuss the live performance work featured in the Biennial.
In this video, Whitney Biennial 2012 curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders welcome visitors to the exhibition.