The white house biennial 2013 - exercises on democracy  by Nicos Charalambidis

 

 

HOLLOW AIRPORT MUSEUM 
"Exercises on Democracy"
 
Hollow Airport Museum, the alternative School established several years ago

by Nicos Charalambidis at the abandoned Nicosia’s airport, bringing the Green
Line to life, presents in a special booth at ART ATHINA 16-19 May 2013, a
selection from the group of important artists who will participate in
an extensive series of international exhibitions at a number of Museums, Galleries and other alternative exhibition venues under the curatorial of Orlando Britto Jinorio  and co-curated by Maria Stathis and Sotiris Bahtsetzis. 

Multilevel events

lasting two years, will take place within the framework of the extended
project  www.whitehousebiennial.com  under the general title: Exercises
on Democracy.


Artists like Khaled Hourani (Palestine), Moataz Nasr (EG), Helidon Gjergji (USA-
AL), Sandra Ramos (Cuba),Ilona Nemeth (Slovakia), Baptiste Debombourg (France),
Txuspo Poyo (Spain), JurajDudas ( Slovakia),DEMOCRACIA (Spain), Ai WeiWei (China),
Olaf Nicolai (Germany), Dash Snow (USA), Driant Zeneli (AL), Nate
Lowman (USA), are only a few of the headline participants in the exhibitions.
Noteworthy is that at the ART ATHINA booth works of Pablo Picasso will be
presented, the artist whose name and oeuvre are associated more than anyone else with Democracy and the struggles against dictatorship. The works, courtesy of the the NAKAGAWA COLLECTION in Tokyo, will accompany the work Picasso in Palestine by Khaled Hourani that received the best reviews at the recent DOCUMENTA in KASSEL.

On this first cycle of exhibitions for the next two years, Nicos Charalambidis
gives the general title "Exercises on Democracy" inviting the artists to create
works having in mind the decline of democratic values ​​as it is linked to the
global economic recession of our days. The exhibitions after ART ATHINA, 1st of June
- 12 nd of Octobre 2013, continued at the open C.A.S.E. 303, inaugurating the space. A selection of Greek artists
also will participate who work along a team spirit, an essential element of
political art, such as Joanna Pantazopoulou, Artemis Potamianou, Dionisis
Christofilogiannis, Giorgos Papadatos, Nikos Larios etc.

 

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