Erika Yeomans sees a young man's photo in an art magazine and decides to track him down. Problem is: he's Dutch, he's a performance artist, and he's dead. Supposedly. That doesn't stop her from creating her own mission to get near him — a mission that turns out to mirror certain things about his life. (The Dutch artist was named Bas Jan Ader.) (17 minutes)
Apr 19, 1996
Stories of hero worship, of people admiring someone from afar, and trying to get closer to them.