Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Presents: Roberto Bocci "Samples 2003" August 12 through August 31, 2010

By Editorial Team on August 10, 2010

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Opening Reception: Thursday August  12, 2010 from 5pm to 7pm

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) presents the exhibit Samples 2003 by multimedia electronic artist Robert Bocci opening on Saturday, August 12, 2010 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.  Samples 2003 is a series of photographs and an installation that investigates the human body as a site of artistic and formal exploration.  Admission is free for the opening reception and the exhibit, which closes on August 31, 2010.

Roberto Bocci is a multimedia electronic artist born in Siena, Italy.  Over the past twenty years his work has evolved from painting through photography to computer-driven interactive multimedia installations.  His artistic concerns encompass multiple points of view and questions of personal and social identity.  He has shown his work in America, in Europe, in Japan and Australia. Roberto has been awarded fellowships and grants including a Fulbright Fellowship and Woodstock Photography Grant among others. Roberto’s work includes interactive multimedia installations, DVD-ROMs and digital images. His work can be considered a hybrid form of multimedia art in which he merges his background in traditional Fine Arts and Electronic Arts. Currently Roberto lives and works in Arlington, Virginia and Washington DC.

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is located at  545 7th Street, SE two blocks from Eastern Market Metro on the Blue & Orange Lines.  For more information call 202.547.6839 or visit their website at Gallery hours are: 9:30AM-9:00 PM (M-Th), 9:30AM-6:00 PM (F), and 9:00AM-2:00 PM (Sat).