Sep 20, 2019

Come Eat Plastic!

YoPlastic, an installation by virocode

runs through November 20th

Gallery Hours 8-10am & 4-10pm Daily

About YoPlastic

People eat plastic. People cannot digest plastic. Ideonella sakaiensis digests plastic. Virocode is developing a food source to digest the plastic we eat.
Human trials await your participation.
To find out more about this opportunity and the science behind it visit the YoPlastic experience at BOX September 20th 8pm.

Artist Bio:

virocode is a collaborative effort of Peter D'Auria and Andrea Mancuso which has been exhibiting work in photography, video, installation and the digital arts throughout the United States and in Europe including: The Museum of Modern Art and The Kitchen in New York City; Paul Robeson Gallery in New Jersey; Artist Television Access, Artspace, Southern Exposure Gallery, and the Emanuel Walter and Etholl McBean Galleries in San Francisco; The Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, California, Diverseworks Art Space in Houston, Texas, The University of Arizona Art Gallery, in Tucson, Arizona, Impakt Festival in The Netherlands, the European Media Art Festival in Osnabruck, Germany and at the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, CEPA gallery, Squeaky Wheel and Hallwalls in Buffalo, New York .
virocode began working together while completing undergraduate studies in Art and the Social Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo, studying with Marion Faller, Paul Sharits and Tony Conrad. Andrea Mancuso received her PhD in Visual Studies in 2016 working closely with Jonathan Katz and Gary Nickard, and an MFA in Performance/New Genre from the San Francisco Art Institute, studying and working closely with Doug Hall, Margaret Crane, John Winet, Kathy Acker and Tony Labat. Andrea teaches art specializing in photography and new media at Nichols School in Buffalo, New York and is the former President of the Board of Directors of Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center. Peter D'Auria received a BA in Art and MA in Pathology from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, and a Physician Assistant Degree from Daemen College. Peter currently works in clinical practice in the Buffalo area, and is an adjunct instructor at Daemen College in the Physician Assistant Studies Department.

Claudia D’Auria lives in NYC and is a fourth year Architecture student at The Cooper Union.





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