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Juan Bocca

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Birthplace
Buenos Aires

Birth year
1988

Lives in
San Francisco

Works in
San Francisco

Website

Schools
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)

Tags
obsolescence, sub-culture, poetry, death, doom, FEAR, Hope, mysticism, punk, noise, grunge, DIY

Statement

Punk's not dead, nor is painting.

Through the idiom of still life, naturaleza muerta, my work aims to explore the signifyers of sub-cultural movements and their fascination with life, death and paradoxical meanings in an increasingly chaotic and alienating world.  Examining the products of a planned obsolescence and coupling such opposing artifacts as vhs tapes with bones and organic materials, sunbleached and torn blue jeans with decorative flora and music posters, I hope to recreate the beautiful detritus of a lost youth in the throes of mortal progression.

Recent Exhibits

Juan Bocca participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2010 Solo Exhibition
Still Lights Gallery
 
May, 2009 Warfield: Project Survival
Warfield Building
 
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