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South remembers: Vlassis Caniaris: Arrivederci – Willkommen

Written on October 24, 2018 at 12:05 am, by

by Christoforos Marinos Emigration and the Greek economy: why Caniaris’s 1976 installation still resonates today An article in the Financial Times on 7 May 2008 outlined a bleak image of the future of the Greek economy. The writers of the article forecast “a sharp slowdown [which] could result in an exodus of Greek workers to
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South news: Juergen Teller, Owl, Hydra 2017

Written on October 20, 2018 at 2:27 pm, by

South remembers: Returning to The Villages

Written on October 20, 2018 at 2:12 pm, by

by Erik Blinderman and Lisa Rave Colonialist exclusion or imprisonment? A film compares two communities premised on segregation in Namibia and Florida The Villages by Erik Blinderman and Lisa Rave, 2011 Each episode of the British science-fiction TV seriesThe Prisoner follows a fairly consistent arc. The show’s protagonist, a former government agent, is incarcerated in
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South remembers: The soul of the green beast

Written on July 28, 2018 at 1:50 am, by

by Yorgos Tzirtzilakis Every return to Arcadia is neither a sensual representation nor a charming symbolism, but a way of becoming Other —1 — Why would one speak today of Arcadia and the Arcadian myths, i.e. about the fantasy of a bucolic paradise and a primitive nature at the antipode of contemporary urban life? One answer
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South shares: Breaking News

Written on July 13, 2018 at 6:36 pm, by

South as a State of Mind
 Issue # 10 is out now Summer / Fall 2018
 Maintenance Edited by Marina Fokidis (Editor in Chief and Founding Director) and Monika Szewczyk (Guest Editor) 
Re-designed by Studio Lialios Vazoura, and published by Cube Art Editions Athens, with key support of the Goethe Institute as well as the
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South remembers: ‘The Syrians are Recording their Own Death’

Written on October 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm, by

by Nikos Papastergiadis When the viewfinder of the gun and the lens of the camera are aligned in deadly symmetry: the ambient perspective of contemporary civil war In the contemporary war, the image has gained a status unprecedented in history. Never before has the story of war been told from so many angles, and been
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South remembers: Music to Save Europe

Written on June 28, 2015 at 10:34 am, by

  Music to Save Europe by Augustin Maurs Five hundred meters above the Aegean Sea at sunset There is nothing like an absolute present. No more than an absolute orange or absolute love. But we European geniuses can be rewarded for having edified what resembles the cult of the metronome. And although nothing legible fits into a single, dividable timeframe anymore, we maintain our devotion
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South remembers: Southern Comforts. Tropical Baroque, Pirate Thinking by Octavio Zaya

Written on February 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

Southern Comforts: Tropical Baroque, Pirate Thinking by Octavio Zaya   Who Defines Who We Are? Evening just refused to fall, the sun’s beating on the asphalt and the metalwork brought on a nauseous vertigo. The dark glasses, hankies daubed with cologne on people’s heads, the improvised defence measures, to avoid a burning reflection or a
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South remembers: X & Y

Written on February 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

  by X & Y Not for nothing do we speak of “naked” poverty. The worst, the most dreadful aspect of such exposure, which gained currency under the law of necessity but which nevertheless reveals only a thousandth part of what remains hidden, is not pity or the equally grim sense of his own impassivity
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South remembers: EURO by Superflex

Written on February 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

EURO by Superflex Euro, a billboard depicting a manipulated euro coin—a symbol of the European currency devoid of actual value. The work was made for the billboard exhibition Show Off presented at Point Centre for Contemporary Art, Cyprus.