primal matter by dimitris papaioannou

The motif of a body wrestling with its own image can be traced throughout Dimitris Papaioannou’s creative output, right back to his beginnings in 1986. With Primal Matter (2012), he chooses to go back to basics at a critical moment in time, with this embodied work cutting across a traumatised sense of national identity in … Continue Reading

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la pocha nostra live art laboratory – athens

From the 10th to 22nd of June 2013, a group of international artists gathered in the Athens School of Fine Arts under the convocatory of La Pocha Nostra (Gomez-Peña, Erica Mott, Saul Garcia-Lopez, Dani D’Emilia and Brittany Chavez). This gathering included 24 artists coming from various disciplines (performance, theory, poetry, the visual arts, theater, video, … Continue Reading

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the myth of yearning never ends, performance by predrag pajdic with anthony thévenoux

Two figures sit either side of a table, cut flowers in a vase providing the only splash of colour. One figure sits blindfolded, his face covered with many pairs of wings arranged as a mask that doesn’t see. The second figure impeccably dressed in a dinner suit wearing a crown also made of birds’ wings, … Continue Reading

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fallen from grace, risen from man

Fallen From Grace, Risen From Man – exhibition – Predrag Pajdic & Mathieu Miljavac Featuring Sohrâb Chitan, Benjamin Gibert & Anthony Thévenoux Opening on the 2nd of March 2013 Until the 23rd of March 2013 Wrong Weather Gallery, Porto, Portugal with the live performance The Myth Of Yearning Never Ends by Predrag Pajdic with Anthony … Continue Reading

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grant me permission

At first There was a clock And a match meant for Fireworks But your sparklers didn’t light The waves drowned Visible thoughts Somewhere Couldn’t have been more than 5 miles A boat’s light reflected in the lagoon I’d swim today With the same sense Not knowing What Lies Beneath To get to you Through the … Continue Reading

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ana mendieta – she got love

Ana Mendieta. She Got Love, is a large-scale European retrospective devoted to the Cuban-born American artist Ana Mendieta (1948–1985). The exhibition will open on January 30 in the evocative spaces of the Manica Lunga. The project, curated by Beatrice Merz and Olga Gambari, aims to retrace the artist as a pioneer of performance, video, body … Continue Reading

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dimitris papaioannou

30-minute collection of extracts from the works created by Dimitris Papaioannou between 2001 and 2012 Featured projects: PRIMAL MATTER (2012) INSIDE (2011) NOWHERE (2009) MEDEA (2008) 2 (2006) BIRTHPLACE (2004) FOR EVER (2001) Images: From Medea 2 by Rene Habermacher ©

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the horse project by jean-bastien lagrange

Images: © Jean-Bastien Lagrange, courtesy of the artist.

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the oracle

Errikos Andreou Marco Brollo Carolyn Cowan Alexandra Eldridge Roberto Foddai Nathan Hanford Emiliano Lazzarotto J. L. Nash Predrag Pajdic Petra Reimann Mustafa Sabbagh In light of a world which now operates beyond its many cultural boundaries, what sacred symbols today deepen our understanding of the human condition? Is the human condition being ground underfoot, at … Continue Reading

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abracadabra

The word “abracadabra” is believed to have magical powers. When uttered from the mouth of a magician, it becomes a magical formula for incredible changes and transformations; it may enchant, disenchant, cast a spell, cure a fatal disease, bring luck, transform a Prince Charming into a frog or an old witch into a beautiful girl, … Continue Reading

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