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Venice Biennale 2017 / Pavilion of Greece

This is a video from the first day that the Venice Biennale 2017 opened to the public with the curator and the artist of the Greek Pavilion explaining the concept behind this video installation.

Laboratory of Dilemmas is a narrative video installation – based on Aeschylus’ theatre play Iketides (Suppliant Women), which poses a dilemma between saving the Foreigner and maintaining the safety of the Native. Addressing current global sociopolitical issues, the work deals with the anguish, puzzlement, and confusion of individuals and social groups when called upon to address similar dilemmas.

Curator: Orestis Andreadakis
Exhibitor: George Drivas
http://laboratoryofdilemmas.gr

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Documenta 14, Athens – Marina Fokidis Interview

Marina Fokidis, Curatorial Advisor for Documenta 14 and founding Director of South as a State of Mind magazine is maybe the first person that Adam Szymczyk, artistic director, spoke to when the idea of exporting the most important contemporary art exhibition out of Germany started to become reality. Documenta 14 is the first attempt of Germany after the World War II to “rebrand” the country promoting a positive national image in the world and it is taking place every 5 years in Kassel since 1955. This year the 14th edition will take place in 2 cities:

  • Athens part: 8 April 2017 – 16 July 2017
  • Kassel part: 10 June 2017 – 17 September 2017

In this video realised by Seekthepost for Artibune, Marina Fokidis speaks about South as a State of Mind as the official Documenta 14 magazine, about the importance of Athens in comparison with Kassel part and more, giving us an inside insights of the exhibition organisation.

Click here to see the previous Seekthepost video from Documenta 13

Blek le Rat, Milan Solo Show 2016 “Propaganda”

 

Blek le Rat is a living legend as he is one of the first graffiti artists in a global level and the first that introduced the stencil technique in the scene. We met him in the Wunderkammern art gallery that hosted his solo show “Propaganda” and had the opportunity to chat with him. In this short interview he speaks about what is Propaganda, the reason he chose the stencil as a medium and , the difference between Street Art and Graffiti.

Blackbird Blackbird live in Rome

Here is an opportunity to get to know Blackbird Blackbird who performed live on the 5th of March 2014 in Rome in Circolo degli Artisti for the Aurora sessions. 2 tracks and 2 questions about how he started his career and how is life on tour.

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Vinicio Capossela about xenophobia & rebetiko

On the occasion of the milanese edition of the Satellart festival, Milano Incontra la Grecia 2013, Vinicio Capossela presents his book “Tefteri” and comments the theatrical performance of the festival “The Foreigner: Austras or Couch Grass” by the National Theater of Greece seen in piccolo Teatro the previous day.

55th Art Biennial of Venice: “Palazzo Enciclopedico”

This is a video from the opening of the Venice Art Biennial with interviews of Francesco Bonami (past biennial director/curator), Ali Kazma (Turkish pavilion artist) and Stefanos Tsivopoulos (Greek pavilion artist).

“Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace” is the theme of the 55th International Art Exhibition held in Venice, Italy, from June 1st to November 24th 2013. The central pavilion is curated by Massimiliano Gioni and is located in Giardini and Arsenale venues.

Andrea & Dream Koala Interview // Satellart Festival

That is a double interview from the Satellart Festival that hosted Andrea and Dream Koala on the 24th of April in Milan.

Special thanks to:
– We Sink ( https://soundcloud.com/wesinkmusic )
– Eski ( https://soundcloud.com/eskimusik )

Dream Koala ( https://soundcloud.com/dreamkoala )
Andrea ( https://soundcloud.com/andrea-music )

More info about Satellart festival here:

miart 2013 // 6 questions to 8 galleries (italian without english subs)

Thatscontemporary.com and Artribune explore miart 2013 with the camera of seekthepost.com.

Satellart festival 2013 // Milano Incontra la Grecia 6th edition

Satellart presents a different kind of Odysey with Theater, Danc and Music from the 22-24 of April.

Online program HERE

Satellart fb page HERE

Closing party with Dream Koala, Andrea, We Sink and Futuro Tropicale.
Fb event HERE

 

Fake Time Performance by Lela Ramoglou

Watch what curator-director and producer Lela Ramoglou said about the perfomance “Fake Time” which is being staged at Ariston Hotel in Thessaloniki from 16/11/2012 to 10/02/2013.

More info here

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