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Solomon Riley's "Negro Coney Island"
Solomon Riley's "Negro Coney Island"
16mm, B&W
20 min
2021

(Work in progress)

Aerial image of the Southern tip of Hart Island in 1946 where Solomon Riley's Negro Coney Island was constructed before being torn down when the city condemned the island in 1926.

The film accompanies the installation, Cities of the Dead, which will premiere as part of The Shed's Open Call exhibition in June of 2021.