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Posts by Ελένη Ζυμαράκη

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14th Istanbul Biennial / SALTWATER: A THEORY OF THOUGHT FORMS

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SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms hovers around a material – salt water – and the contrasting image-forms of knots and waves.

It looks for where to draw the line, to withdraw, to draw upon, and to draw out. It does so offshore, on the flat surfaces with our fingertips, but also in the depths, underwater, before the enfolded encoding unfolds.

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Interviews

Kendell Geers, Following the Blind Man / Marcel Duchamp and the Voodoun Connection

Kendell Geers, Following the Blind Man

The following discussion with the internationally acclaimed South African artist Kendell Geers is the result of a series of emails exchanged between him and myself during May and June of 2015.

The starting point of this correspondence were two lectures that Kendell Geers had given a year earlier, the one in April 2014 at INSERT, New Delhi, titled «Marcel Duchamp, Silent Animist» and the other in June 2014 at Luminato Festival, Canada, titled “Following the Blind Man / Marcel Duchamp and the Voodoun Connection».

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Jani Leinonen, The Art of Disobedience / Interview

Jani Leinonen, Art as Disobedience

He fights capitalism from within using its symbols, means and icons in a subversive humorous way that provokes audience’s critical viewing and draws attention to the real issues and problems of our consumerist societies.

For his Hanger King project a handmade wooden grill kiosk was set up in Kamppi shopping center, Helsinki city center. The menu gave the visitor two options: a top quality local and organic Take Away menu, or a Give Away menu, which saw food redistributed to those in need.

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Jeff Koons, A Retrospective / A Curator’s interview

Ex_pose: Jeff Koons: A Retrospective / Guggenheim Bilbao

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The Guggenheim Museum hosts the biggest retrospective to date of the celebrated contemporary artist Jeff Koons. This exhibition, comprising one hundred pieces, ends up in the Biscay capital following an international tour that has taken it to the Whitney Museum in New York and the Pompidou Centre in Paris.

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Ex_pose: Luminous Flux, Syros island, 07 – 08/2015

Συνέντευξη με τους Campus Novel για το project «Luminous Flux / Reflected overlays on locative norms», Syros Island

Ο φάρος που εδρεύει στη νησίδα Δίδυμη ή Γαϊδουρονήσι κοντά στο λιμάνι της Ερμούπολης στη Σύρο είναι ο πρώτος φάρος του νεοσύστατου ελληνικού κράτους. Είναι ο πιο παλιός και ταυτόχρονα ο ψηλότερος φάρος του ελληνικού φαρικού δικτύου. Κατασκευάστηκε από τη γαλλική εταιρεία φάρων και λειτούργησε για πρώτη φορά το 1834…

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Fukushima, ‘Don’t Follow the Wind’

Don’t Follow The Wind – An exhibition in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

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What can art do in an ongoing catastrophe, when destruction and contamination have made living impossible? Don’t Follow the Wind is an ongoing exhibition taking place inside the restricted Fukushima Exclusion Zone, the radioactive evacuated area surrounding the Daiichi Nuclear Power – owned by TEPCO – established in the wake of the 2011 disaster that contaminated the area separating residents from their homes, land, and community.

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Daniel Mullen, Interview

 The floating fragile constructions of Daniel Mullen

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His transparent, floating worlds bear both the strictness and accuracy of architectural design and the fragility and delicacy of lyricism.

The Scottish artist Daniel Mullen is currently living in Amsterdam, the city where, as he says, went to study art and rediscovered his passion for architecture.

Daniel Mullen has participated in a number of exhibitions nationally and abroad.

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Zero Movement, Stedelijk Museum AMSTERDAM

ZERO: LET US EXPLORE THE STARS
4 JUL – 8 NOV 2015
Fire, light, movement, space, demonstrations and performances: an historic survey of the innovative avant-garde group ZERO. With work by herman de vries, Armando, Henk Peeters, Jan Schoonhoven, Jan Henderikse, Piero Manzoni, Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Jean Tinguely, Yayoi Kusama, Otto Piene, Heinz Mack, Günther Uecker and others.

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Ex_pose: Daniel Mullen, Interview

­­­­Ex_pose: The floating fragile constructions of Daniel Mullen

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His transparent, floating worlds bear both the strictness and accuracy of architectural design and the fragility and delicacy of lyricism.

The Scottish artist Daniel Mullen is currently living in Amsterdam, the city where, as he says, went to study art and  rediscovered his passion for architecture.

Daniel Mullen has participated in a number of exhibitions nationally and abroad.

In 2014 he was nominated for the koninklijke prijs for schilderkunst (The Dutch Royal prize for painting).

 

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Ex_pose: Αλεξάνδρα Πετρανάκη, Όχι Τώρα Μαρσέλ, τότε, εκεί, εγώ μια άλλη

Ex_pose: Άντα Πετρανάκη, Συνέντευξη

ΑΣΚΤ, 10 -12 Ιουνίου 2015

To Όχι τώρα Μαρσέλ, τότε, εκεί, εγώ μια άλλη είναι ο τίτλος της πτυχιακής εργασίας της Αλεξάνδρας Πετρανάκη που παρουσιάζεται από 10 έως και 12 Ιουνίου 2015 στον εκθεσιακό χώρο Νίκος Κεσσανλής της Α.Σ.Κ.Τ. στα πλαίσια της έκθεσης των πτυχιακών εργασιών των τελειόφοιτων της σχολής.

Πρόκειται για μια βίντεο-εγκατάσταση μεγάλων διαστάσεων (17x7x9m) με σαφείς αναφορές στο magnum opus του Μαρσέλ Προυστ, Αναζητώντας τον Χαμένο Χρόνο.

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