Return to Registry of Artists

Henry Coshey Linhart

Log-in to Favorite

Henry Coshey Linhart aka Hank is media artist who has worked at the Experimental Television Center, producing over 30 pieces which have screened nationally and internationally (most recently in London and Toronto). He was the video half of the video band "The Lubees" whose work was screened at Hallwalls,The Kitchen, Limelight, and the Mudd Club.
"Between the Banks" is a film document of an extra legal installation of army helmets at Chase Manhattan Plaza, which was a protest against the illegal mining of the harbors in Nicaragua. The film is set to the music of the Orchestra of Excited Strings and was screened recently as a forerunner to the Occupy Wall St. movement at Union Docs.
Linhart worked in the media collective, RENEW, with community groups concerned with waterfront development and environmental issues in Williamsburg.
He curated the Video / Poetry show at St.Marks Church and shows Seven Peeks and Reel Politics in Williamsburg.
He co - produced " Fearful Visitation", a feature documentary about the 1904 ship disaster- the burning of the General Slocum in NY harbor- which until 9 / 11 was the worst disaster in NYC history. The video had its theatrical premiere at the NY Historical Society and aired on PBS Ch.13.

He is currently making a documentary about a Roma village in NYC in the 1930's which was condemned and razed to make way for 1939 World's Fair, themed "The World of Tomorrow" and for which he recently received a 2014 BAC CAF award.