I found this walkie talkie while cleaning out my grandfather's house in the woods of New Hampshire after he died. I like thinking about hiding in the woods and speaking to him on a two way radio, “Ciao, Nonno - Is it time for supper?”. I am interested in the geometry of packaging and the architecture, structure and tactility of older technologies, I find their power as objects to be used, handled and manipulated a rich source of contemplation.
Anthony Palocci Jr. received his MFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York in 2012 with a concentration in painting and drawing. Since graduation, he has shown in many solo and group exhibitions including Boston Center for the Arts; De Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln Massachusetts; Galerie Eigenheim, Weimar, Germany; Regina Rex, New York, New York; and SEASON, Seattle Washington. His work has been the solo focus of art fairs in Seattle, New York City, and Berlin. Anthony lives in Boston and is an educator at Massachusetts College of Art and Design with past teaching positions at Montserrat College and Pratt Institute. He is the co-director/curator at CASTLEDRONE, a gallery in Boston along with his wife Maggie Cavallo.
Made in Brooklyn, NY. Standard 18"x24" size for easy and affordable framing or let us frame it in our hand made Vermont maple museum frame featuring walnut splines, archival UV blocking glazing and acid free mounting.
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