Posts Tagged ‘ athens ’

CELEBRATION ROOM #5

July 15, 2010

our CELEBRATION ROOM #5 was installed in a park in the middle of athens’ exarchia district, home to students, artists, and radicals. the whole neighborhood went up in smoke during the december 2008 riots, prompting a massive national and international response to the police shooting of a 15-year-old kid. two years ago the community...
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athens burns!

July 14, 2010

No city I’ve ever been to has had the same anarchic energy that I experienced in Athens. It’s a free-for-all. Chaos. It’s completely unorganized, crumbling, polluted, hell—hot, crowded, vandalized, teeming with empty lots, rubble and ruins, both ancient and modern. It’s crawling with stray animals, junkies, illegals, and whores. The entire place feels like...
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mirror images

July 6, 2010

john mccracken’s lovely mirrored obelisks at the hamburger bahnhof in berlin got my brain going about my place in time and space and the future… …as did these mirrors in athens! multiple moments! multiple dimensions! multiple mes!
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daisy daisy!

June 16, 2010

its a boiling 90+ degrees in athens and after a strike shut down the metro lines, i decided to spend the afternoon at the contemporary art museum instead of exploring in the heat. it was a rather shabby building housing quite unthrilling and unimpressive art, except for an online exhibition including THIS INCREDIBLE PIECE...
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