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Faculty Member News: Borinquen Gallo

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Borinquen Gallo's Solo exhibition at Burning in Water, New York

Burning in Water is pleased to present Borinquen Gallo: Like a Jungle Orchid for a Lovestruck Bee. The exhibition features a series of sculptures and a large-scale, immersive installation fashioned from intricately reconstituted street materials, such as yellow and red “caution” tape, construction tarps, garbage bags, discarded hub-caps and debris netting. 

Borinquen Gallo faculty at the New York School of the arts

“Borinquen Gallo: Like a Jungle Orchid for a Lovestruck Bee” is on view at Burning in Water   317 10th Avenue in New York through Saturday, November 18. - Artnet

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Borinquen Gallo: Like a Jungle Orchid for a Lovestruck Bee at Burning in Water.

Bronx-based Puerto Rican-Italian artist Borinquen Gallo painstakingly weaves red and yellow caution tape, construction tarps, garbage bags, and other unconventional materials into richly textured sculptures and installations. It’s a process that can take weeks or even months.

Borinquen is also participating in Surface 5 at Arena, a group show curated by Renee Riccardo hosted at Brooklyn Dermatology, 440 Atlantic Ave. 

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