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CITY PROJECT | A PUPPET SUN | KOSTIS VELONIS

Wednesday – Sunday | 12.00 – 20.00

11/10/2017 - 14/01/2018

City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries
City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries
City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries
City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries
City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries
City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries
City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries
City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Panos Kokkinias | Courtesy NEON & Kalfayan Galleries

DETAILS

CITY PROJECT | A PUPPET SUN | KOSTIS VELONIS

11/10/2017 - 14/01/2018

Kaplanon 11, Kolonaki

Free Entrance

OPENING

11 October 2017, 19.00

OPENING HOURS

Wednesday – Sunday | 12.00 – 20.00

6 December | Closed

HOLIDAYS

17 November

31 December


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 Exhibition's Leaflet

A historical neoclassical residence in the center of Athens is activated by NEON for the initiative CITY PROJECT 2017. Velonis employs this historical site in order to reconstitute its history and significance in public, while simultaneously addressing new and unexpected relations between space and works of art that develop in such a distinct environment. The exhibition A Puppet Sun is curated by Vassilis Oikonomopoulos, Assistant Curator, Collections International Art, Tate Modern, London.

In the context of the initiative CITY PROJECT, NEON commissions annually an artist to create a work of art exhibited in a public space for a specific period of time. Through this initiative, NEON aims to the presentation of contemporary art in public and historical sites, contributing to the interaction between art, society and the urban environment. The initiative is implemented for the last four years, with commissions to Zafos Xagoraris for his installation at a parking lot in the centre of Athens in 2016, Maria Loizidou at Kerameikos Archaeological site and Museum in 2015 and Aemilia Papaphilippou at the Ancient Agora of Athens in 2014.

This new commission by NEON is the largest in scale individual presentation of Kostis Veloni’s work till the day. In Α Puppet Sun Velonis develops an exhibition defined by new forms of relationships between space and the work of art, inventing an experimental form that corresponds to the unique site of the residence at Kaplanon 11.

Opening | City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Natalia Tsoukala | Courtesy NEON

Opening | City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Natalia Tsoukala | Courtesy NEON

Opening | City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Natalia Tsoukala | Courtesy NEON

Opening | City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Natalia Tsoukala | Courtesy NEON

Opening | City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Natalia Tsoukala | Courtesy NEON

Opening | City Project 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | Kostis Velonis | Photo by Natalia Tsoukala | Courtesy NEON

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Kaplanon 11

Athens


Kaplanon 11

Kaplanon 11, Αθήνα, Ελλάδα

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