'boys don't cry' is a collaboration between artist Valerie Sullivan Fuchs, choreographer David Ingram, and musician Ben Sollee. This video first premiered at 21c Museum in Louisville KY in 2008. The video is now in the collection of the International Contemporary Art Foundation (began by Laura Lee Brown & Steve Wilson). This piece features choreography by David Ingram who has collaborated with Valerie Sullivan Fuchs on several projects including work with the Ft. Wayne Ballet in Ft. Wayne, IN and the Louisville Ballet dancers in Empujon. Ben Sollee and Valerie Sullivan Fuchs have collaborated on other works, 'Western|Western', 2008, and 'I Need' which premiered at the Speed Art Museum in 2009.
Special thanks to William Morrow, director of the 21c Museum, for introducing David Ingram, Ben Sollee and I & for encouraging our collaboration.