Erminio Pinque

Erminio Pinque, photographed by Scott Lapham.

Erminio Pinque, photographed by Scott Lapham.

Erminio Pinque is the founder and artistic director of BIG NAZO, an international performance group and creature-making studio in Providence. Originally from New York, he has lived in Providence since receiving his BFA in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design, where he now teaches a course in creature creation.

Source: NetWorks 2009-2010 Catalogue

MEGO, 1995–2010 Acrylic, liquid latex, foam rubber, balloons, pantyhose, 39 x 24 x 24 in.

MEGO, 1995–2010
Acrylic, liquid latex, foam rubber, balloons, pantyhose, 39 x 24 x 24 in.

Credits:

Video: Richard Goulis
1987/1994 First Night Footage: Doug Horton
Stills: Big Nazo Archives, Andrew Fladgeboe, Ben Gilberg, Bart Blumberg, Berge Ara Zobain, Bill Huntington
Music: The Big Nazo Band “Boot Squad” lyrics by Erminio Pinque Music by Keith Muslow ©1994 “Shine” lyrics by Erminio Pinque, music by Keith Munslow ©1995 What Cheer
Brigade Producer: Joseph A. Chazan A project of AS220, Providence, RI ©2010

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About:
- Highlighting the work of selected artists who have played vital roles in shaping the contemporary visual arts community in Rhode Island. This collection of brief video portraits provides a window into the lives, practices, and cultural contributions of professional artists.

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