The Department of Photography + Film is pleased to host artistPacifico Silano for a virtual visiting lecture.
The lecture will be held via Zoom, March 2nd from 1030am – 12pm EST – https://vcu.zoom.us/j/99624693562
Pacifico Silano is a lens-based artist whose work is an exploration of print culture, the circulation of imagery and LGBTQ identity. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he received his MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts.
His work has been exhibited in group shows, including at the Bronx Museum; Tacoma Art Museum; Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City and The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He has had solo shows at Houston Center for Photography, Baxter ST@CCNY, Rubber-Factory, Stellar Projects, Light Work, Melanie Flood Projects and Fragment Gallery in Moscow, Russia.
Reviews of his work have appeared in The New Yorker, Artforum and The Washington Post. Awards include the Aaron Siskind Foundation Fellowship, NYFA Fellowship in Photography, being a Finalist for the Aperture Foundation Portfolio Prize and being shortlisted for the Paris Photo/Aperture First Book Prize.
His work is in the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Modern Art.