SUNNY LEERASANTHANAH

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SELECTED PROJECTS
Wuthichai (Exit Interview)                     Carry Me Home
Towards Tenderness
Rehearsal Residency workshop
Homes Against Tides
Mom’s Magnets ︎
We Are Here Artist Portraits
Chinatown Futures
Writing
Video
Commissions
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︎ News ︎

︎︎︎2021 July | Awarded the Queens Council on the Arts’ 2021 New Work Grant for Wuthichai (Exit Interview)

︎︎︎2021 March | New work is up at SculptureCenter’s annual In Practice show, You may go but this will bring you back (2021)

︎︎︎ 2021 Feb | 40+ Artist portraits published in the book We Are Here: Visionaries of Color Transforming the Art World by Jasmin Hernandez (2021)






VIDEO WORK


STRANGE FEAR & ECSTASY


2016, Video Installation
5:22 min on loop
Footage credit: Cellphone video clips of drag performer Aaron Thornton (Vanilla Diamond) at Virginia Beach in 2015;
Archival footage by filmmaker Nelson Sullivan (1948-1989).

INSTALLATION PREVIEW: https://vimeo.com/225476297







SURFACE TENSION


2015, Installation
Digital Video Projection on Glass Tank

INSTALLATION PREVIEW: https://vimeo.com/154914664










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