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THE BODY IS VICTORY AND DEFEAT OF DREAMS | LESVOS ISLAND

11 August - 10 September

11/08/2017 - 10/09/2017

Christos Mouchas, I see you, 2017. Courtesy K-Gold Temporary Gallery and the artist
Alix Marie, Les Gatiantes, 2016. Courtesy the artist
Gjergj Bodari, My Private flânerie, 2017. Courtesy K-Gold Temporary Gallery and the artist
HART+LËSHKINA, Beyond the clouds, 2016. Courtesy the artists

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THE BODY IS VICTORY AND DEFEAT OF DREAMS | LESVOS ISLAND

11/08/2017 - 10/09/2017

Municipal Gallery of Mithymna, Lesvos

Free Entrance

OPENING HOURS

Monday–Sunday | 10.00–13.00 & 19.00–22.30

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OPENING
Friday 11 August 2017, 20.00


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Κ-Gold Temporary Gallery, the contemporary art platform founded by Nicolas Vamvouklis on Lesvos island, presents the art project “The Body is Victory and Defeat of Dreams” (from Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke’s poem), that comprises a group exhibition, performances and an educational program in collaboration with the Municipal Gallery of Mythimna.

Curator Dr. Athena Hadji focuses on the human body as a field of glory and a battlefield, as victory and defeat, as the axis around which the exhibition is structured. Participating artists were selected accordingly, so were their works, some already realized, others as special commissions. “The Body is Victory and Defeat of Dreams” celebrates the human body in all its glory and decay. It employs works in various media, various scales, various material manifestations, in order to highlight the variety of ways in which the human body unfolds. Placed in a historical edifice, that bears traces of successive changes of use through time, the works converse with the architectural shell and the texts that inspired the choice of each work. The visitors are thus called upon adapting their somatic response each time as well as respond in toto to the architectural, artwork, and literary stimulants, coming to face in the end their own physical challenges and their personal boundaries. With the support of NEON.

Participating artists | Arcangelo Sassolino, Aimilia Giannopoulou, Lydia Dambassina, Alix Marie, Andreas Stylianoudakis, Christos Mouchas, HOPE, Anna Maria Samara, HART+LËSHKINA, Lito Kattou, Orestis Lazouras, Gjergj Bodari, Louise Plaze

Lydia Dambassina, This is my body, this is my blood, 2017. Courtesy the artist

Lito Kattou, Them, 2016. Courtesy the artist

Arcangelo Sassolino, Damnatio Memoriae, 2016. Courtesy Rolando Anselmi, Berlin | Rome and the artist

Municipal Gallery of Mithymna

Mithymna (Molyvos)

81108 Lesvos

 


Municipal Gallery of Mithymna

Municipal gallery of mithymna

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