John Fanning is an artist living and working currently between Den Haag, Holland & New Hampshire, USA. His work encompassesinstallation, performance, sound, video, sculpture and conceptual ideas. Embracing a DIY ethic from an early age Fanning has been aself-publishing â€˜zine editor, university radio & live party DJ (touring three times
fresh out of high school in Europe & Japan) andconceptual/experimental fashion designer concurrent to his main focus areas of visual art & experimental performance. He has performed& toured extensively in the past 7 years, primarily in Europe. He is currently exploring an idea called "Re-formance", subverting andredefining the idea of how a performance is presented to the public, especially within the context of what could be a concert or alive art execution. In the past he has used the name "Massaccesi" as a pseudonym, but this has changed slightly where the name"Massaccesi" is more just a conceptual word to describe his approach, based on the ideas of struggling between commercialism and cheapart based around the Italian film director Aristide Massaccesi (better known as Joe D'amato), whose work is an influence but notdirectly.
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