Subculture Shock: First Friday Opening Reception
POSTED ON 8.20.2019
September 6, 2019 – October 25, 2019
Second Street Gallery is pleased to present Subculture Shock: Death, Punk & the Occult in Contemporary Art. The exhibition will feature the work of Peter Benedetti, Paul Brainard, Evie Falci, and Tamara Santibañez of New York City, Porkchop, a VCU grad who now lives and works in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and Danish artist, Frodo Mikkelsen.
Subculture Shock examines each artist’s connection to subculture and the impact it has had on their work. The installation aims to fuse each artist’s unique media and genres into a coherent artistic expression that explores themes of punk rock, propaganda, death, self-mythology, and the occult.
The exhibition opens to the public on First Friday, September 6, from 5:30-7:30pm. Work from both Subculture Shock and Teeny Tiny Trifecta 2 will be available for purchase once doors open at 5:30. This event is free and open to all.
This exhibition is made possible in part by Six Hundred West Main and Ivy Naté.