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Sean Capone

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About the Artist

Sean Capone is an artist working in digital animation, projection installation, and moving-image based public art. Sean has worked extensively in the digital video and animation field for over 20 years, and has developed a wide-ranging body of work across its many aspects: film & TV, video games, music videos, gallery and museum exhibitions, festival presentations, event and stage scenography, and site-specific public art installations.

Sean’s work has been commissioned and presented at events and exhibitions at the SCAD Museum of Art, the MoMA, the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of Art & Design, SFMoMA, the Museum of Biblical Art, and 150 Media Stream, and in screenings at Supernova Festival, the Visual Studies Workshop, and the National Gallery. Sean’s writings and interview series with animation artists appears in BOMB Magazine.

Sean is a 2020 recipient of a NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship award in Digital/Electronic Art. Sean received his MFA in Time Arts/Art & Tech from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Prior to that, he studied with pioneering multimedia artist Jim Pomeroy in the Video Art/New Genres program at the University of Texas at Arlington.

About the Work

The title of Sean's piece is “Wunderkammer.” The inspiration for this work is drawn from the projection site itself, which will use two projections across the building’s corner to create an anamorphic 3D illusion. A digitally animated ‘mural’ will open a succession of sliding panels and portals revealing a series of wondrous objects and wintry worlds within.