Cheryl Dunn

Cheryl Dunn is a New York City based , documentary filmmaker , photographer . Since the late 80’s she has 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 its theatrical release in 2021 . prior to that her film “Everybody street” , about the lives and work of 12 of New York's most iconic living ( at the time ) street photographers - including Bruce Davidson, Jamel Shabazz and Jill freedman ,premiered at Hot docs . 2011 . She has had 3 photography books published, the latest entitled “ Festivals are Good “ 2017 . and her work has been exhibited in various galleries and museums, including The Tate Modern in London, the Koehler arts center , and the “Art in the Streets "exhibition at the Geffen Contemporary MOCA.