Joe Joe Orangias

Premiere DateMay 2, 2017
00:00 Introduction
00:34 Joe Joe Orangias
01:55 He Left His Hometown Raj And The 100’s
04:40 Queer Monuments and Spaceship Earth
18:50 Unsettling Colonial Objects: A Process of Removal and Transformation
25:48 In Full Flow (Letter Project)
31:33 The Plane Los Angeles Police Department
35:22 Finish

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

Spaceship Earth (Portal 29.330247˚N 94.735097˚W) In collaboration with Léuli Eshraghi

Golden Flow of the Merri Yaluk, HD Video Still, RT: 9:54 minutes, 2015. In collaboration with Léuli Eshraghi, featuring Darcy Jones

Golden Flow of the Merri Yaluk from Joe Joe Orangias on Vimeo.

Unsettling Colonial Objects: A Process of Removal and Transformation

Unsettling Colonial Objects: A Process of Removal and Transformation

Unsettling Colonial Objects: A Process of Removal and Transformation

In Full Flow (letter project). This project was made possible in part by the exhibition project “The frame that blinds us,” curated by Katharina Swoboda & Mare van Koningsveld.

Pink Dolphin Monument

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