Artist Oliver Herring Organizes His Largest TASK Party To Date

Why Should You Care
  • Oliver Herring  is a German artist who got his BFA from University of Oxford and MFA from Hunter College
  • In the 90’s he was known for his hand-knit Mylar and tape sculptures
  • In 2002, he invented TASK: an ongoing series of events, workshops and parties in which participants of all ages and demographics collectively dream up instructions and carry them out with the materials provided.

In this ART 21 exclusive, find out how artist Oliver Herring sparks the imagination and collaboration of hundreds of New Yorkers!

Dyani Douze, resident of Brooklyn, is currently in final year at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. She is developing her interests in the relationship between the aural and the visual media through studying sound design and film scoring alongside film editing and production, more recently with an interest in documentary.


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