Oct 26th 2018

Jacob Ciocci
Cable Management, 5 Minute Crafts, 7 Reasons You Aren’t Happy
15 October – 15 December 2018
Reception: Friday 26 October 7-9pm

Jacob Ciocci presents his ongoing series of cell phone sculptures and digital collages.

Jacob Ciocci (b. 1977, Lexington, KY) is a multimedia artist and musician. Ciocci was a member of the influential art collective Paper Rad whose work in the field of net.art––one of contemporary arts’ recent movements of the true avant-garde––helped ignite the genre, and is considered formative to a generation of younger artists whose works deals with the digital. He is also a co-founder of the long running electronic music and performance group, Extreme Animals (see Spotify!). Ciocci has had solo exhibitions with Foxy Productions, New York; Interstate Projects, New York; Anthology Film Archives, New York; Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto; and And/Or Gallery, Los Angeles. He has exhibited and performed at a range of venues, including MOMA, the New Museum, and the Tate Britain. Recent activities include “One of Those Days,”a solo show in Stavanger, Norway curated by Cory Arcangel, and “Appetite For Destruction” a short essay and video about the recent history of children’s entertainment. Ciocci is also one of the first Google Image results for the phrase “making friends with computers”.

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