Performance of DemosthenesAgrafiotis
14-17 /09/2023 ,Art Athina/Foire internationale d’Art/30th Anniversary -Zappeion Palace, Athens
in collaboration with the Gallery of Art :
(A Little Performative Odyssey)
Demosthenes Agrafiotis in his performance “Impressions,
prints” focuses on communication tools and
promoting the image of festivals, or institutions, or artists
or specific events. Posters, printed material, t-shirts,
mascots become means of advertising, creating of reputation and disseminating.
of information. From the various festivals/events in Greece
and abroad where he participated as a performer,
Agrafiotis, has collected t-shirts with the corresponding.
printed information about the event. In the action that
he realizes, the artist is shown wearing some t-shirts
and gradually removes them while commenting.
on personal memories and incidents
of his distinctive participation in different festivals. Thus emerges a narrative from
wandering, a form of little Odyssey in various places and
in various fields of performance art – from
Japan to France, from Indonesia to New York.
Curator: Panos Giannikopoulos
Photographer; Dr Thomas Simeonidis