NEON and the Whitechapel Gallery presented the exhibition Terrapolis at the Garden of French School at Athens. The French School at Athens opens its gardens to the general public for the first time since their establishment in 1846.
Co-curated by Iwona Blazwick with the NEON Organization, this is the second in a three part series of outdoor art projects that bring significant artists from Greece and around the world into the public realm. NEON, remains consistent to their strategy continue to activate public space through art & introduce “unkown” historical locations to the general public.
Artists include: Caroline Achaintre, Allora & Calzadilla, Francis Alÿs, Joseph Beuys, Huma Bhabha, Reg Butler, Lynn Chadwick, Marcus Coates, William Cobbing, Enrico David, Charlotte Dumas, Angus Fairhurst, Studio Ghibli, Tue Greenfort, Asta Gröting, Lucy Gunning, Henrik Håkansson, Anthea Hamilton & Nicholas Byrne, Joan Jonas, Markus Karstieß, Yayoi Kusama, Oliver Laric, Richard Long, Sarah Lucas, Ruth Maclennan, Chris Marker, Marlie Mul, Katja Novitskova, Anatoly Osmolovsky, Norbert Prangenberg, Ugo Rondinone, Peter Wächtler.
New commissions are specially made by: Athanasios Argianas, Eleni Kamma, Dionisis Kavallieratos, Aliki Palaska, Kostas Sahpazis.
Filmed by Tokomburu
Production by Inkas Film Productions
NEON at the former Public Tobacco Factory
Hellenic Parliament + NEON at the former Public Tobacco Factory
ΝEON + Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
The Artist on the Composer | Greek National Opera - NEON