Pacifico Silano is a photographer who enjoys long walks on the beach, staring into sunsets and collecting newspaper clippings of Courtney Love.
His work explores issues of identity, gender and sexuality. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York ... just like every other 20 something year old photographer...
Exhibition : «High Summer» in New-YorkAn exhibition featuring works by Penelope Umbrico, Matthew Porter, Justine Kurland, Bill Jacobson, Pacifico Silano, Anastasia Samoylova, Hernease Davis, Thomas Albdorf, Jeremy August Haik, Joseph Desler Costa, Bobby Davidson, Christopher Rodriguez, Todd Mattei, Genevieve Gaignard, Christina Labey, Daniel AnTon Johnson, Dillon DeWaters, Sam Contis, Daniel Terna, Tommy Kha, Jessica Yatrofsky, Erin O'Keefe, Craig Kalpakjian and Sylvia Hardy.
High Summer, a survey of contemporary photo and lens-based works, is a collection of works referencing the sun. The works collected come from practices and processes as varied as the nature of sunlight itself; at times warm and life-giving, but also scorching and destructive. The sun is a bright blind spot in our sky, a void, impossible to see, but impossible to not perceiv...
Exposition : Against Nature by Pacifico SilanoClampArt is proud to present “Pacifico Silano: Against Nature,” the artist’s first solo show in New York City.
“Against Nature” is a body of work that investigates the subjugated history of gay men living in Nazi Germany during World War II. Taking its name from “Paragraph 175,” part of the old German Criminal Code that made acts of homosexuality illegal, it also was the rallying cry of a homophile movement dating back to Oscar Wilde and Aestheticism in the 19th century. Employing the color scheme of red, black, and white—the same Prussian color combination relating to a large number of nationalistic move-ments (both left and right), in addition to much of the print culture of the day, but also Nazi propaganda specifically, of course—Silano’s project creates ...
ClampArt expose « Into the Woods »
ClampArt is pleased to present « Into the Woods », a group exhibition including artworks by Corey Arnold, Anna Beeke, Jesse Burke, Caleb Charland, Larry Clark, Lisa DiLillo, Adam Ekberg, Nan Goldin, Gregory Halpern, Collin LaFleche, Sebastian Lemm, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, David Nadel, Ahndraya Parlato, Pacifico Silano, Chad States, Amy Stein, and Robert Voit.
The woods commonly serve as metaphor for many things—including that which is mysterious, perhaps frightening, or simply unfamiliar. The forest marks the edge of mankind’s domain, and for centuries poets, composers, painters, and artists of all media have been inspired by what at first may seem outwardly calm and tranquil, but firmly delineates what should be the boundary of man’s authority.
In recent years a number of emerging...