Joe Joe Orangias is a visual artist, activist and writer based between New York City and Geneva. His projects, often collaborative and site-specific, focus on monuments, public space, queerness, decolonization and sustainable development. He earned a MFA from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA), and a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Orangias has exhibited at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Gaffa Gallery, Sydney; Hinterconti Projects, Hamburg; Proof Gallery, Boston; and the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Hong Kong.
He was awarded a SMFA Alumni Traveling Fellowship for research in New Zealand; an Art School Alliance Fellowship from the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg; and residencies at the Galveston Artist Residency, Art342 in Colorado, RM Gallery in Auckland and Atelier OPA in Tokyo. He has published writing in Temporary Land Bridge and Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Art: 11).
He also makes projects as part of the collaborative Orangias+Eshragi.
All images courtesy of artist
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