Fresh Paint 9 in Tel Aviv
The Greek gallery a.antonopoulou.art will participate in ‘Fresh Paint 9’,
Tel Aviv (Israel), Contemporary Art Fair – booth P17.
28/03 – 01/04/2017
Christos Athanassiadis, Esther Cohen,
Mark Hadjipateras and Demi Kaia.
Defense mechanisms are crucial to all human, animal and plant life. In order to survive, organisms need to adapt and have an advantage over enemies. The proposal examines forms and mechanisms of biological or psychological defenses.
“Little Armored Ones”
Pencil on cut-out paper installed on wall
1,45 x 1,80 meters approximately
Artwork installation consists of the following items (left to right/down-up):
Sea wooden seat: 17x58cm
“Little Armored Ones” – Artwork description
An armadillo and an antelope are carrying on their backs a little boy and a little girl. The boy looks skeptical while the girl seems victorious. The animals are surprisingly tamed. Is this a victory over nature, or maybe a defense mechanism of humans to overcome their one handicap and arrogant nature? Armadillo is a Spanish word meaning “little armored one”. Who is actually the little armored one in this scene
Demi Kaia Nana Sachini
The body as city
Demi Kaia’s and Nana Sachini’s exhibition “The Body as City” deals with the notion of the body, both literally and metaphorically, as a political object and at the same time as an object of grief, as an object of pleasure and distortion.