Opening: June 20 2018
Exhibition duration: June 21–24, 2018
Location: Athens Conservatoire, Vasileos Georgiou B 17, 106 74 Athens, Greece
Peggy Kliafa participates in Art Athina with 6 artworks:
Armory Square – Placebo Series, 2017, 140 x 140 cm. Aluminum pills blisters,
silicone, plexi glass, led light tape
Armory Shield – Placebo Series, 2018, Φ 110 cm. Aluminum pills blisters,
silicone, aluminium “foil”, plexi glass, led light
Bacteria V, 2015, 140 x 140 cm. Small aluminum foils from the back side of the pills’ blisters on canvas, acrylic sprays, warm silicone
Vitraux III, Orleans, 2018, 142,5 x 88,2 cm. MDF with metallic paint, empty pills blisters on clear plastic sheets, led light, cable
Pill’s Portrait, Viagra, 2013, 75 x 63 cm. Acrylic colors on canvas, wooden frame
YOUTH, 2018, 55 x 100 x 10 cm. Light box by plexiglass, Botulinum ToxinA vials, led light
in the Booth B7 of Lola Nikolaou Gallery, together with the visual artists Christina Sarandopoulou and Thalia Gatzouli.
ABOUT ART ATHINA 2018:
Main: 51 local and international galleries shape the Main section of Art Athina.
Highlights: Curated by Stamatia Dimitrakopoulos, Artistic Director of Art Athina.
Participating galleries: 0-0 LA (Los Angeles), Emalin (London), Galeria Quadrado Azul (Porto), Hot Wheels Projects (Athens), Lapaix (Paris), Modern Shapes (Antwerp), Soft Opening (London), Stems Gallery (Brussels), Syndicate (Cologne)
Feature: A section conceived and organized by an annually appointed curator. This year’s section will be curated by Artemis Baltoyanni. Participating galleries: Balice Hertling (Paris), Bonny Poon (Paris), Bureau (New York), Callicoon Fine Arts (New York), High Art (Paris), Koppe Astner (Glasgow), Rodeo (London), Union Pacific (London)
Tribute: Art Athina 2018 pays tribute to the oeuvre of Tamuna Sirbiladze (1971 Tbilisi–2016 Vienna) in collaboration with Galerie Charim (Vienna)
Video: The DESTE Foundation participates in Art Athina 2018 with works by two women artists, the Dutch Rineke Dijkstra (b.1959) and the Swedish Nathalie Djurberg (b.1978).
Talks: The Talks program of Art Athina 2018 is curated by Katerina Nikou, independent curator and curatorial assistant of Public Programs in documenta 14.
Performance: The performance program is fueled by the participating galleries of Art Athina 2018.
Design: The design project of Art Athina will be taken over by Antiqua gallery (Athens) and will be presenting historical design furniture, lighting and decoratives from masters of design of the post war period, together with works of art by greek modernist artists.
In 2018, Art Athina introduces four new synergies establishing the institutional character of the fair.
Art Athina Award, powered by Copelouzos Museum (10.000 euros).
Art Athina Workspace
Art Athina 2018 offers the opportunity to produce directly in Athens the works that will be presented at the fair, through a month-long residency in Athens, in collaboration with the Municipality of Athens and Athens Culture Net.
Art Athina Educational Program
A synergy with the J. F. Costopoulos Foundation.
Art Athina Open Studios
Art Athina Open Studios invites the Young Patrons of the Museum of Cycladic Art to studio visits with artists represented by the participating galleries of Art Athina 2018.