MATT FERRANTO

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Incident at Pleasantville

An Incident near Pleasantville
2017
acrylic on polymer clay, styrofoam/paper mâché, wood
box 9 x 2¾ x 3¼ inches
figures approximately 2¼ inches tall



Incident at Pleasantville

Incident at Pleasantville

Incident at Pleasantville

Incident at Pleasantville

Officer Aaron Hess shot and killed Danroy Henry in the early morning hours of October 17, 2010. The incident occurred near a crowded bar; the bar owner had called police to report a disturbance. Danroy Henry was driving his car, a Nissan Altima, when Officer Hess shot him. Danroy Henry, a student at Pace University and member of the school’s football team, was handcuffed by police officers following the shooting and died at the scene of the incident.