Oct - Nov 2019

Occupy Atopos Residency #Tomashi Jackson #Miranda Lash

Atopos cvc

72 Salaminos str.
104 35 Athens

ATOPOS cvc proudly announces its collaboration with the ARCAthens residency programme in Athens from October to November 2019. During this partnership two fellows participate in the Occupy Atopos Residency programme and work on their project for the ARCAthens.
The fellows in residence during this collaboration are the artist Tomashi Jackson and the curator Miranda Lash. They will stay in Atopos premises from Octomber 1st until November 15th.
Tomashi Jackson is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses the formal properties of color perception as an aesthetic strategy to investigate the value of human life in public space.
Miranda Lash is the curator of contemporary art at the Speed Art Museum and a board member for the Joan Mitchell Foundation.
ARCAthens Press Release

Occupy Atopos Residency originated in 2014 in the Atopos headquarters in the heart of Athens and it has hosted photographer Ren Hang,  menswear designer Craig Green and the artist/researcher Eleanor Vonne Brown in collaboration with the artist/graphic designer Roland Brauchli, amongst others. Its mission is to observe and assist in a supportive way the creative process and progress of contemporary artists; it is curated by Vassilis Zidianakis.  Occupy Atopos Residency takes place in Atopos headquarters, 72 Salaminos str, which has been declared a historic monument and a work of art by the Greek Ministry of Culture.

ARCAthens (Artist Residency Center Athens) is a New York City 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to actively promoting growth in the visual arts community through a comprehensive residency program. Through the ARCAthens Residency, artists and curators are provided with the time, space, and access that allow an immersive experience as they live and create in Athens, Greece. Following the success of the Spring 2019 Pilot Program, ARCAthens is continuing the mission to support the arts and build international bridges for meaningful cultural exchange. Visit arcathens.org for more details.