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Greek Pavilion at the 58th La Biennale di Venezia

11/05/2019 - 24/11/2019

Panos Charalambous, An Eagle Was Standing, 2019, Photo by Ugo Carmeni
Zafos Xagoraris, The Concession, 2018–19, drawing
Zafos Xagoraris, The Concession, 2018–19, Installation, Photo by Ugo Carmeni
Panos Charalambous
An Eagle Was Standing 2018

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MR STIGL

11/05/2019 - 24/11/2019

Giardini, Venice

DATES

May 11—November 24, 2019
Closed on Mondays
(except 13/5, 2/9, 18/11)

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 Press Release

Artists: Panos Charalambous, Eva Stefani, Zafos Xagoraris
Curator: Katerina Tselou
Commissioner: MOMus
The project is funded by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.
How does one approach a national pavilion in an era of volatile national identities, quick shifts, and radical changes, when the concept of nation-states as we know it is being disputed—and simultaneously intensified through extreme permutations Mr. Stigl, who lends his name to the title of the exhibition, is a historical paradox, a constructive misunderstanding, a fantastical hero of an unknown story whose poetics take us to periphery of official history, but also of reality. Lining the pavilion―both inside and outside―with installations, images, and sound, the three artists highlight the different aspects of our political, social, and private lives. In the environment they create, there is a constant transposition occurring from grand narratives to personal stories. The unknown (or less known) details of history emerge, subverting the indisputable character of the official record in a playful manner. With the support of NEON.

La Biennale di Venezia – Grecia
Giardini
Venice


La Biennale di Venezia - Grecia

La Biennale di Venezia - Grecia, Viale IV Novembre, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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