June 1, 2008–June 30, 2008
Curated by Robert Ladislas Derr and Marcy B. Freedman, First Person Video includes the work of 11 contemporary artists—all of whom have placed themselves in front of the camera. Using the “first person” perspective, the artists (Derr, Freedman, and Austrian artist Erwin Wurm, among others) engage viewers while exploring political, psychological, philosophical, social, and artistic issues. (72 mins., video)
Robert Ladislas Derr works in photography, video, and performance and is an assistant professor in the Department of Art at Ohio State. Marcy B. Freedman, who lives and works in Croton on Hudson, New York, is a visual and conceptual artist who has worked in a variety of media.