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Ticker Tape Tedium
Lea Devon Sorrentino
Friday, March 1, 2024 - Sunday, April 14, 2024

Ticker Tape Tedium

Opening Reception: Friday, March 1, 2024| 6-9pm | Free-To-Attend
Friday, March 1, 2024 – Sunday, April 14, 2024
Presented in Gallery Three

About the Exhibition

Lea Devon Sorrentino’s solo exhibition is a whimsical installation that delves into the essence of mundane tasks that form the fabric of adult life, transforming them into a spectacle of absurdity. “Tinker Tape Tedium” is an ode to the silent battles waged behind the veneer of stability. A celebratory parade-for-one, commemorative pennants and symbolic awards intersect trauma, humor, and the choreography of the everyday. Come be a spectator where the mundane takes center stage, and witness a celebration of life’s ordinary moments that take monumental effort.

About the Artist

Lea Devon Sorrentino (she/her) is a multimedia and performance artist based in Philadelphia. Her practice uses autoethnography to understand the contradictions of American success. Her work employs humor and popular culture to create uncanny experiences to connect with audiences. Or, in not art speak, she wants to know why we strive for things that hurt us and cry at reality television. Lea has exhibited her work nationally and internationally and is known for introspective storytelling of American and digital culture. Her work encompasses installation, video, service aesthetics, thoughtful writing, and performance. These endeavors had her named among the “Artists to Watch″ by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN.

Sorrentino is a member of the Vox Populi collective in Philadelphia and has attended several artists’ residencies– most recently the NARS foundation in Brooklyn, NY. She has developed and produced podcasts, written mini-series and works with Reclaim Philadelphia. She received her Bachelor of Arts at Temple University, Tyler School of Art and a Masters Degree at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.