MATT FERRANTO

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



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.