Update: Oliver Herring | TASK

As announced earlier this week, Art21 artist Oliver Herring (Season 3) concluded his residency at the University of Maryland on April 2nd with a Task performance. Videos such as the one above, titled “Dance Fight,” were created by UMD students and can be viewed on the UMD Task Force blog. Photos from Wednesday’s performance are available on Facebook.

More Task in 2008: In conjunction with the Luminato Festival, Herring will transform an empty outdoor public swimming pool in Regent Park, Toronto into a stage for a Task-party on June 14; Herring will perform Task at the Seattle Public Library on June 28; and on September 6, the artist, in conjunction with FLUXSPACE, will perform Task in Philadelphia for the second time.

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Nicole J. Caruth is the digital content editor at ART21. Her writing has appeared in a range of publications, including ARTnews, Big Red & Shiny, C Magazine, Gastronomica, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Public Art Review, and the Phaidon Press books Vitamin Green and Vitamin D2. A regular contributor to this site since 2008, she joined the ART21 staff in 2013.

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