Fireflies in the Night Take Wing
Post midnight Video Art survey with Eleni Kamma
at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), Athens, Greece. A special four night exhibition of work in the quintessential medium of the late 20th and early 21st centuries; video.
23/06 – 26/06/2016
Organized on the occasion of the cultural event Metemorphosis:The SNFCC to the World,“Fireflies in the Night Take Wing” is a special four-night program surveying some of the most important works realised in the quintessential medium of the late 20th and early 21st centuries: video.Orchestrated in eleven sites scattered throughout the SNFCC buildings and its surrounding Stavros Niarchos Park, “Fireflies in the Night Take Wing” presents a selection of videos richly diverse in formal , conceptual and poetic scope by an international roster of over fifty artists, many of them showing in Greece for the first time.
Organized by curators Barbara London, Kalliopi Minioudaki and Francesca Pietropaolo, with artistic director Robert Storr. Participants: Marte Aas / Shiva Ahmadi / Bill Balaskas / Bahar Behbahani / Sylvie Blocher / Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz / Luca Buvoli / Paolo Canevari / Seoungho Cho /Marianna Christofides /Moyra Davey /Angela Detanico and Rafael Lain /Lili Reynaud-Dewar / Cheryl Donegan / Ninar Esber / Patricia Esquivias / Yang Fudong / Aikaterini Gegisian and Fatma Çiftçi / IC-98 / Marion Inglessi / Alfredo Jaar / Eleni Kamma / Mikhail Karikis / Mary Reid Kelley with Patrick Kelley / Bouchra Khalili / Basim Magdy / Ato Malinda / Jenny Marketou / Oscar Muñoz /Luke Murphy / Shirin Neshat / Adrian Paci / Sondra Perry / Liliana Porter / Diana Fonseca Quiñones / Yvonne Rainer / Raqs Media Collective / Julian Rosefeldt / Tom Sachs / Erica Scourti / Michael Smith / Lina Theodorou / Stefanos Tsivopoulos / Jannis Varelas / Erika Vogt / Hu Wei / Monika Weiss / Jane and Louise Wilson / Poka-Yio / Katerina Zacharopoulou / Katarina Zdjelar.