EVI KALOGIROPOULOU

DELIRIOUS ATHENS

30.01. — 02.04.2020

Opening: 29.01.2020, 7 pm

Closing: 02.04.2020, 7 pm

Opening times: Thurs and Fri 4 pm – 8 pm, Sat 12 pm – 4 pm

Evi Kalogiropoulou is concerned with ancient feminist concepts and myths relevant to the female body. How were they perceived in the past and how are they represented in today's society? Can new cultural identities arise from the emancipation of the female body in the context of technical developments?

 

In her examination of post-feminist theories, the Greek artist not only questions patriarchal historiography, she also inscribes her view in a speculative and questioning continuation of the ancient myths.

The exhibition Delirious Athens – the artist's first solo exhibition in Germany – shows sculptural works in addition to a filmic work by Kalogiropoulou, examining the connections between mythology, patriarchal social structures and notions of femininity.

Curator: Lotte Puschmann

Photo: Evi Kalogiropoulou, Speculations On A Battle Outcome, 2019. Courtesy of Onassis Foundation.

Evi Kalogiropoulou (b. 1985 in Athens) lives and works in Athens and London. She studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Royal College of Art London. Her work has already been shown at the Benaki Museum, Athens, the Whitechapel Gallery, the Chisenhale Gallery and the British Film Institute, London. She is currently Artist in Residence at Somerset House, London.

Lotte Puschmann (b. 1981 in Hannover) is a freelance curator, art and culture manager. She organises art events in Europe, develops cultural concepts together with artists and galleries and advises collectors and companies. Puschmann lives and works in Vienna.

Funded by the Culture and Monument Preservation Office of the City of Dresden and the Schwarz Foundation

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