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EVANGELIA BASDEKISGreek artist Evangelia Basdekis (born 1972 in Athens) lives and works in Athens and London. She works across the mediums and often spices her live works with ribald humour and self-deprecating irony. All her gesture is symbolic, and repetition is used as a ritualistic and productive routine-gesture helping to indicate the power and violence of authority.At the VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK, Basdekis presents…See More
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Dear Friends, It will be my great pleasure and honour to see you at the group exhibition in which I am participating, 'Body and other small tails. Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art …

Dear Friends,It will be my great pleasure and honour to see you at the group exhibition in which I am participating, 'Body and other small tails. Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art collection', opening on Friday 25th of November!We would like to inform you that the exhibition The body and other small tails. Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art collections is traveling and opening on Friday, November 25 at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete. The exhibition is…See More
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I trust you

The artist is seating naked at the one corner of the gallery while she is stitching on her foot the famous cartoon character Mickey Mouse.The Mickey Mouse reminisces of artist’s peaceful childhood, when it was serving the dream of the wealth west in…
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"Το Κίνημα Πράσινη Ζώνη Το Κίνημα Πράσινη Ζώνη ιδρύθηκε από την καθηγήτρια Wangari Maathai το 1977 στην Κένυα η οποία όταν συνεργάστηκε με"
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Performance Discipline
Ecosophy-Chaosmosis ‘’Ecology in my sense, questions the whole subjectivity and capitalistic power formations, whose sweeping progress cannot be guaranteed to continue…’ * It is an effort of “de-conceptualization” of nature and the purpose of “representation” itself and it poses the question whether another contract between nature and intellect could be achieved beyond any notion of catechism. * Felix Guattari on Ecosophy
Bio
Studies


2005-2006: Mentoring Scheme with Franko B

2003: M.A. of Fine Art (distinction) University of Lincoln (U.K.),

2002: B.A. of Fine Art De Montfort University Lincoln (U.K.)


Bursary & Awards

2007: Szpilman Awards shortlisted for ‘best seven’. Berlin De

2006-2007: Artsadmin Early Career Artists Bursary scheme, London, (U.K.)


Residencies & Workshops

2010-2011: Polymer Factory Residency Tallin (EE)

2007: Art Lab1/2, Munich Villa Waldberta (DE)

1st Biennial of Thessaloniki (GR)

2006: Colchester winter school with Franko B (UK)

Wysing Art Center Cambridge with Franko B (U.K.)




Solo shows

2015: ‘The silence of the Monkeys’ AD Gallery Athens GR

2009: ‘I trust you’, Artsadmin, Toynbee Studios, London UK

2007: ‘I trust you’, VN Gallery Zagreb Croatia

‘I am your worst nightmare’ Laden Galerie Munich DE

2006: ‘I trust you’ Site Gallery’ Sheffield UK

2004: ‘Faker Maker’ AD Gallery Athens GR


Group Shows

2015: ‘When counterculture meets Society’ AD Gallery Athens GR

2015: 'Body and other stories' Museum of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki Greece

2011: ‘Scores no3, TQW Museum of Modern Art Vienna Austria

2010: Political Performance Symposium Belgrade, Serbia

2008: ‘I am still your worst nightmare’ Arnolfini Gallery Bristol UK

PLATEUX live Art Festival Kunstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt DE

Performance Festival 2nd Biennial Thessaloniki GR




2007: Arnolfini Gallery, (I am your worst nightmare) Bristol, (U.K.)

2006: ‘Masquerades’ State Museum of Contemporary Art GR

2005: ‘EXPO’ Live Art Festival Nottingham UK

Play IV, Buenos Aires, (Argentina)

‘(In) Place of Fear’, Art Festival, (Serbia &Montenegro),

Ps1: Performing Rights with Guillermo Gomez-Pena, London (U.K.)

‘Anymous Art’, Live Art Festival, Czech Republic

Temporary Identities, Russia

Kargart, Video Art Event, Turkey

International Video Art Festival, Indiana, (U.S.A.),

MAU 05 festival Portugal

Launch Tokyo Design Festa ‘05 Japan

7 Performances + 1 Discussion Live Performances Athens GR

2004: “Suffering Body” N. Morfes Gallery GR

2nd Biennale of Tel Aviv Videozone 2 Israel

DVD: 2007: Arnolfini Gallery
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EVANGELIA BASDEKIS

Greek artist Evangelia Basdekis (born 1972 in Athens) lives and works in Athens and London. She works across the mediums and often spices her live works with ribald humour and self-deprecating irony. All her gesture is symbolic, and repetition is used as a ritualistic and productive routine-gesture helping to indicate the power and violence of…

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Dear Friends, It will be my great pleasure and honour to see you at the group exhibition in which I am participating, 'Body and other small tails. Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art …

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Dear Friends,

It will be my great pleasure and honour to see you at the group exhibition in which I am participating, 'Body and other small tails. Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art collection', opening on Friday 25th of November!

We would like to inform you that the exhibition The body and other small tails. Performance at the State Museum of Contemporary Art collections is traveling and opening on Friday, November 25 at the Museum of Contemporary Art of…

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Περιβαλλοντικό Δίκτυο Dragon

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Περιβαλλοντικό     Δίκτυο        Dragon

 

Απόρροια της προσπάθειας να ενωθεί η περιβαλλοντική δράση με την πρακτική της αποκαλούμενης ‘Οίκο-Μαγείας’ ήταν να ιδρυθεί το περιβαλλοντικό δίκτυο Dragon στο Λονδίνο το 1990, όταν τα ιδρυτικά του μέλη επιδίωξαν μια πρακτική έκφραση της παγανιστικής τους πεποίθησης ότι ‘’Η Γής είναι Ιερή’’.

Η επίβλεψη των δασών ήταν η αρχική τους προσδοκία, αλλά…

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