Cheryl Dunn


Cheryl Dunn is a a New York City based documentary filmmaker and photographer. Since the late 80's she have spent a large part of her career documenting city streets and the people who strive to leave their mark there: graffiti writers artists, skaters, boxers, bikers, protesters, and assorted characters. her latest feature documentary "Moments Like this Never Last" about the late artist Dash Snow and the downtown art scene post 911 premiered at DocNYC and had it's theatrical release in 2021. Her first feature "Everybody street" about the lives and work of 12 of New York's most iconic living ( at the time ) street photographers including Elliot Erwitt , Bruce Davidson, Mary Ellen Mark, Jamel Shabazz , Jill Freedman and more. The film had it's world premiere at HotDocs and went on to stream on Netflix and many other platforms. She has had 3 photography books published the latest entitled "Festivals are Good".Her work has shown at The brooklyn museum, the Tate Modern, The Koehler Arts Center,the Geffen Contemporary, Yerba buena Center for the arts and the Oakland Museum of Art. She is currently in production on a feature documentary about the Creative Growth Art Center and art and disability.

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