Transitions 1.Balkans: Lecture "From the Museum wall to the Facebook wall" / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE
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Transitions 1.Balkans: Lecture "From the Museum wall to the Facebook wall"

Dan Perjovschi

10 March 2014
19:00
Upper Stage
Α subversive performance-lecture, where images play an important role.
Free admission

 
Watch live on sgt.gr the performance-lecture of Dan Perjovschi, on Monday 10 March at 19:00, in Greek or English.

Romania

Dan Perjovschi (b. 1961) was academically trained as a painter during the Communism system. He used drawing to brake free of the strict education. After the collapse of Dictatorship he gradually moved from drawing on paper to drawing directly on the walls of the art institution. After The project at Venice Biennial 1999 when his art become world known he developed a practice of time specific drawing installations in solo projects at Moma New York, Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Moderna Museet, Macro Roma, Ludwig Museum Cologne and participated at Venice, Istanbul, Lyon, Sydney and Moscow Biennial. His migratory, temporary and radical practice filled the walls of art institutions for more than a decade. After 2011 he become interested in activist movements across the world and found Social media as one space to get close and support such movements. In 2013 with the occasion of ecological mass demonstrations in Romania his drawings were downloaded by people who went protest with them in Bucharest and in big capitals and cities across the world.
The talk will show the path from still life to protest drawing and the stations in between.

Dan Perjovschi  lives and works in Bucharest and Sibiu, Romania. His solo exhibitions include Unframed at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Helsinki, 2013), News from the Island at Reykjavik Art Museum (2012), Not over at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome - MACRO (2011), Late News at Royal Ontario Museum Toronto (2010), What Happened to US? at MoMA New York  and I am not Exotic I am Exhausted at Kunsthalle Basel (2007), The Room Drawing at Tate Modern London (2006), On the Other Hand at Portikus Frankfurt (2006) and First of May at Moderna Museet Stockholm (2006) and Naked Drawings at Ludwig Museum Cologne (2005).
He participates at group shows like Aichi Triennale in 2013, Paris Triennial in 2012, Dublin Contemporary in 2011, Freedom of Speech at Nbk Berlin and Hamburg Kunstverein in 2010, Lyon Biennial in 2009, the Sydney Biennial and Fifth Floor at Tate Liverpool in 2008, The Magelanic Cloud at Pompidou Center Paris, the 52nd Venice Biennial and the Moscow Biennial in 2007, New Europe at Generali Foundation Vienna and the 9th Istanbul Biennial in 2005.

Perjovschi received George Maciunas Prize in 2004 and ECF Princess Margriet Award in 2013 (with Lia Perjovschi).

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Entrance is free and on a first come, first served basis.
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before each event.
Simultaneous translation is provided in the case of speakers using a language other than Greek.

The "Talks & Thoughts" events are also live streamed on sgt.gr.
The videos are also available after the end of the shows.
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After-performance talk with the participants in "Som Faves"

12 Mar 2014

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After-performance talk with the musicians of Hyperion Ensemble

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Main Stage

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After-performance talk with the participants in "1poor and one0"

8 Mar 2014

Upper Stage

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After-performance talk with the participants in "Clear History"

8 Mar 2014

Main Stage

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After-performance talk with the participants of "A Short History Of Crying"

8 Mar 2014

11:00 Dance Room
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Workshop with BADco. collective

5 Mar 2014

Main Stage

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After-performance talk with the participants in "Damned Be the Traitor Of His Homeland!"