Oct 08 - 13 2017


72 Salaminos str.
104 35 Athens

 Curator: Vassilis Zidianakis and Fil Ieropoulos

 As part of the #OccupyAtopos project, the conceptual art duo FYTA are occupying the premises of ATOPOS cvc for a week of creative disorder. To celebrate five years since its inception, FYTA are organising an exhibition of their work that will also include performances, lectures and discussions from October 8 until October 13. The exhibition will include artworks by FYTA, pieces from their personal archive and portraits of the duo by various artists. The week will start with an interactive happening on October 8 during which their hot-off-the-press The Black book of FYTA [Nefeli Publications, Ed. by Athanasios Anagnostopoulos] will be launched. The book includes texts on politics in art by academics and artists from Greece and the UK.

About FYTA
FYTA’s work deals with identity politics, questions of avant-garde art in times of crisis and the possibility of political activism through creative means. Their work has been exhibited in Greece, the UK, Germany and Switzerland. FYTA are currently working as curators for the Athens Biennale 2018.


Sunday, October 8, 2017 Starting time 19:00
Opening Event
FYTA will be signing copies of “The Black Book of FYTA” + performances and installation with the participation of Manos Bazanis, Mariza Tsari, Kostis Stafylakis, Anastasia Diavasti, Fatnut da gamba, Michael Veritopoulos, Despina Sevasti etc.

Monday, October 9, 2017 Starting time: 19:00
“Pokemon Poetry”
Poetry slam/spoken-word evening and discussion on hybrid creative media and the obscure poetics of the digital era. Performers: Anna Apostolelli, Mariza, Giannis Galiatsos, Panos Koutoulias, George Miliarakis, Ioli Sagrian, Manos Bazanis. Video: Define Gotanine, Metatheodosia, Aimée Le

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Starting time: 19:00
Presentation on the question “what is queer music” by musicologist Nikos Vourdoulas and discussion with guests. Also, selections of post-punk and avant-garde vinyl records by Filtig.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Starting time: 19:00
“Elements of patriotism, nationalism and neofolk in contemporary art”
Panel and discussion with Sofia Bempeza, Panayis Panagiotopoulos, Despina Sevasti, Kostis Stafylakis

Thursday, October 12, 2017 Starting time: 19:00
“Salad Babies”
Pre-finissage and varieté-herbarium featuring ActiVista, Yorgos Kalogeropoulos, Baby, Kangela Tromokratisch, Evi Tsaklanou, Dame Ovale and others.

Friday, October 13, 2017 Starting time:19:00
Closing Event
A tour at the show with FYTA who will share with the audience saucy stories from the world of contemporary art.

Entrance free

*From October 8 to 13, the exhibition will be open one hour before the official start time of the daily discussions and events

**All presentations and discussions will take place in Greek


Press release gr
Press release en

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