Leo Herrera is New York City visual artist and filmmaker specializing in Gay Anthropology.
Leo Herrera is a Mexican, NYC-based visual artist, filmmaker, writer and advocate with a focus on gay anthropology. His viral clips, art films and music videos have gathered over half a million views online and featured in gay activism, art and music publications including The Advocate, The Huffington Post, Out Magazine, Logo New Now Next, Butt Magazine, i-D Fashion. His work has aired on PBS and LogoTV.
Current projects include: “3 Eras of Gay Sex in 3 minutes”, “Folsom Dogumentary”, a short doc filmed exclusively with GoPro Cameras documenting the infamous Folsom Street Fair from the view of a leather puppy. Provincetown Board of Tourism’s documentary about Provincetown’s food and nightlife culture. “3 Eras” is the followup to 2013’s viral sensation The Fortune Teller: 50 Years of Gay Culture in 5 Minutes. Helen Keller, music video featuring Cazwell and Manila Luzon. The controversial “Ruined Paradise” trailer for 2014’s Black Party.
Notable past projects include the documentation HIV Criminalization through The Sero Project, videography for Lucas Entertainment‘s blockbuster Original Sinners. the documentation of blood artist Jordan Eagle’s work, the documentation of Harvey Milk’s assassination suit for the International GLBT Historical Society 20th Anniversary and an award-winning safe-sex ad campaign for the SF Health Department as well as the promotion Frameline Film Festival.