Metaphoria II

Group Show
Athènes, Grèce

On the 5th floor of an abandoned building in Metaxourghio, overlooking the city of Athens, Metaphoria II will bring together 10 international artists, with existing and new, site-specifc works

2013

The artists :
Norbert van Ackeren, Michel Blazy, Ceal Floyer, Gereon Krebber, Ugo Rondinone, Karin Sander, Gregor Schneider, Michael Staab, Nisrek Varhonja, Lawrence Weiner.

Curated by:
Silvia Guerra (Paris) and Michael Staab (Cologne)
On the 5th floor of an abandoned building in Metaxourghio, overlooking the city of Athens, Metaphoria II will bring together 10 international artists, with existing and new, site-specifc works and an audio installation, where a chorus of pan-European actors will read a poem by the Portuguese author Rui Costa. Metaphoria II is a group show of contemporary art conceived as a research platform: a dialogue between the visual arts and poetry, using metaphors as a medium.

Based on a poem of Rui Costa, Portugal.
Music: Hélène Breschand and Jean-François Pauvros, France.
Readings: Ricardo Trindade, Lizzy Watts, Dorotea Reinhold, Aline Boucraut, Teatro Synergio and others.

An independent project at biennial REMAP 4 / international contemporary art platform.
A production of Lab’Bel – Laboratoire Artistique du Groupe Bel / France.

From 8th to 30th September 2013.

Producers:
Lab’Bel
www.remapkm.com/4/