Exhibition Opening of "Goombarooch Resignified": Works by John Avelluto

May 03, 2019 477

On view May 7–September 13, 2019. GALLERY HOURS: MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9AM–5PM. Exhibition Opening: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036 Visual artist John Avelluto revels in mash-ups of sounds, images, products, and ideas where Italy and the United States converge.

His multimedia work plays with Italian American culture and the existing linguistic and visual repertoire of vernacular references that have gone underappreciated and unexamined. It stands at a crossroads of what in Italian is referred to as contaminazione, those hybrid moments and places where ideas and idioms collide across ever-shifting borders to create innovative articulations. 

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SOURCE: https://calandrainstitute.org/

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