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Jon Copes (@joncopes) is a new media artist and DJ from Raleigh, North Carolina currently based in Brooklyn, New York. 

His practice is rooted in analog photo/digital video/installation/performance with foundations in the art and documentary traditions of the South. His work explores questions of physical connectedness, digital community, and identity construction in the internet age. Jon is heavily influenced by meme, viral image, and shared (cyber)culture, and he is deeply inspired by found materials, trash, dirt, gravel, concrete, construction sites, internet sites, memes, softness, color, tweets, forests, leaves, wind, running water, and home.

Jon recieved his BA in Communication - Media with a minor in Art + Design from North Carolina State University, and is a graduate of the MFA Fine Arts department at the School of Visual Arts.  


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