John Hanning, “The Day Keith Haring Died” (2013). Acrylic, gouache, collage on wood, 8.5x11 inches

Visual AIDS premieres this short documentary created by Mert Erdem on artist member John Hanning, who is a collage and digital artist born in Arkansas. His work has been exhibited in numerous group exhibitions including The Queer Feeling of Tomorrow, Art Gallery Guelph, Canada; Powerful Babies: Keith Haring’s Impact on Artists Today, Spritmuseum, Sweden; Color Dot Connect, Mixed Greens, New York; and in alternative spaces throughout New York City. Hanning is also the creator of Cosmo, his stick-figure alter-ego and virtual avatar, and the author of Unfortunate Male, his first book, to be released this fall. He lives and works in Brooklyn.

dot dot dot John Hanning from A. Mert Erdem on Vimeo.