Salters Cottages by Gary Schneider featured in AnOther Magazine
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019
by Daisy Woodward
"In the summer of 1981, South African photographer and artist Gary Schneider and his partner John Erdman did what they’d done for the past three summers and vacated their home in New York City for a seaside holiday cottage on Long Island. The rental house formed part of Salters Cottages, “a very small, discreet community [whose inhabitants] spent much energy staying out of each other’s way,” Schneider explains. Like other years, the artist invited his friend and mentor, the visionary photographer Peter Hujar, to come and stay in the cottage’s spare room. Unlike previous years, however, Schneider decided that that summer, he would make a short, experimental film, featuring Erdman and Hujar and two other artist friends, Suzanne Joelson and Gary Stephan, who were vacationing close by."...