John Knight Oral History

Video directed by Graham Mason © Storm King Art Center, 2018

John Knight's 87º (199799) is a site specific work comprised of binoculars and the view seen through their lenses. In his interview, Knight discusses the industrial and philanthropic forces that shaped Storm King, and describes his decision to direct the viewer to a rounded water tower just south of Storm King’s property.  
Interview Transcript
Interview with
John Knight
Conducted by
Sarah Dziedzic
Interview Date
December 2, 2017
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The transcript is open for research use.
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Artworks Discussed

John Knight

87º, 1997–99