Joey Cannizzaro is an undisciplinary artist, curator, and critic. Cannizzaro, along with Dan Bustillo, started The Best Friends Learning Gang, an experiment in disorderly, amateur education, as well as Los Angeles College, an imaginary college populated by real people that grants unrealistic and official honorary doctorate degrees. He was also a member of neverhitsend, a collective that performatively researched communications ideology, surveillance, and privacy. Cannizzaro’s work has been seen at The Hammer Museum, 356 Mission, Machine Project, MoMA PS1, Centre Pompidou, Flux Factory, Lancaster Museum of Art, ForYourArt, some times, and a lot of other places; you can read some of his words online at Temporary Art Review, OnCurating, Radical Actions: From Teaching Artists to Social Practice, Black Clock Blog, or in paper books. He holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts, a BA from The New School University, and teaches at Los Angeles City College.
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