Victoria Manganiello creates paintings and installations by spinning, dying and weaving her own
canvases to explore the curious intersections between synthetic and natural processes as well as
history, technology, and identity.
As an installation artist and painter, I have worked with many materials. For my sand painting
series, I have created nearly 1000 spontaneous, ephemeral sand paintings and currently creating similar
works on canvas
One half the Greenpoint-based performance and media art team ARM AND EL BEAU. With an exploratory spirit, ARM AND EL BEAU use installation, environment, technology, media and text to bring one-time-only experiences to their audiences.
Having engaged subjects as diverse as political icons, natural and animal elements and human portrait my work reproduces emotionally charged pictorial language, arranging them into new conceptually layered pieces.