CITY PROJECT 2017 | A PUPPET SUN | KOSTIS VELONIS
11/10/2017 - 14/01/2018
Kaplanon 11, Kolonaki
11 October 2017, 19.00
Wednesday – Sunday | 12.00 – 20.00
6 December | Closed
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NEON CITY PROJECT 2017 takes place in a neoclassical residence in the center of Athens. Kostis Velonis’s A Puppet Sun highlights the history and significance of the site while simultaneously addressing new and unexpected relations between the exhibition space and works of art created in its distinct environment.
A Puppet Sun is the largest individual presentation of Velonis’s work to date and is curated by Vassilis Oikonomopoulos, Assistant Curator, Collections International Art, Tate Modern, London.
CITY PROJECT is an initiative for public art and the city, conceived and commissioned annually by NEON to a Greek artist. NEON aims to activate public and historical places through contemporary art, contributing to the interaction of art, society and the city.
Sites of previous commissions
2016 | Zafos Xagoraris at a car park behind the derelict Athinaion Theatre in the centre of Athens
2015 | Maria Loizidou at Kerameikos Archaeological Site and Museum
2014 | Aemilia Papaphilippou at the Ancient Agora of Athens
Kaplanon 11, Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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