Josephine Meckseper: Manhattan Oil Project, New York City

Josephine Meckseper: Manhattan Oil Project is a public art project near Times Square in New York, produced by the Art Production Fund. In this video, the founders of Art Production Fund, Doreen Remen and Yvonne Force Villareal, explain why Meckseper has installed oil pumps in the middle of Manhattan, and provide us with an introduction to her work. The above video is an excerpt. In the full-length video after the break (15:13 min.), Doreen Remen and Yvonne Force Villareal also talk about the Art Production Fund: the basic concept, and past, current and future projects. New York, March 9, 2012.

PS: For more info on Josephine Meckseper see also: Josephine Meckseper / Migros Museum, Zürich.

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Complete video (15:13 Min.):