Shelly Silver

Shelly SILVER is a New York based artist working with the still and moving image. Her work explores contested territories between public and private, narrative and documentary. She has exhibited worldwide, including at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Tate Modern, Centre Georges Pompidou and the Yokohama Museum. Silver is a professor in the Visual Arts Program at Columbia University.


Meet the People (1986, short), Things I Forget to Tell Myself (1989, short), getting in. (1989, short), We (1990, short), The Houses That Are Left (1990, short), Former East/Former West (1994, doc), 37 Stories About Leaving Home (1996, doc), small lies, Big Truth (1999, short), 1. (2001, short), Evening (2002, instal), suicide (2003), What I’m Looking For (2004, instal), Exceptional Happenings (2008, instal), in complete world (2008, doc), 5 lessons and 9 questions about Chinatown (2009, short), Lewitt Hesse Richard Silver (2010, short), Touch (2013)