Tomorrow May 6th Jacob Ciocci of Paper Rad will be giving a talk in Craig Lecture Hall at noon. There will also be a show in Fisher Gallery on Saturday May 10th at 7pm that will include student work. This is hosted by the Oberlin New Media Lecture Series.
Paper Rad is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania/Providence, Rhode Island American art collective that makes comics zines, video art, net art, MIDI files, paintings, installations, and are in a variety of bands. The three primary members are Jacob Ciocci, Jessica Ciocci, and Ben Jones.Although they continue to publish their own zines, music, and online content, they are represented by Foxy Production gallery in New York and have shown at several major galleries including Pace Wildenstein, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, and Deitch Projects. They also published a book, Paper Rad, BJ and da Dogs in late-2005 as well a DVD on Load Records in 2006 (Trash Talking).