Mykonos Biennale: Exhibition Trans-allegoria

Mykonos Biennale: Exhibition Trans-allegoria
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Event: 05 Sep 2017

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Posted by Lydia Andrioti on 30 Aug 2017

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Opening Hours: Saturday - Tuesday 12:00 – 18:00
Address: Rohari area (across from Belvedere Hotel), School of Fine Arts

The exhibition entitled “Trans-allegoria // in between words visuals and their opposites” aims to generate discussions about art’s ability to enhance the understanding for our condition, up to the point where words, visuals and actions transform into opposite meaning, causing their destruction or re-creation. Our intent is to showcase the multiple ways an allegory can be transformed  in the appropriate context. Our effort, to use the multifunctional prefix "Trans" is what binds opposites together, and can be used to change the meaning of all words.
“The One at variance with itself is drawn together to a new
composition, an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow
and the lyre” Heraclitus

"Trans"
From Latin, in modern culture it communicates meanings such as across, beyond, through, changing thoroughly, transverse as well as the misalignment of one's gender identity with its own biological sex assigned at birth. It has various notable scientific applications as in Astronomy where it denotes something further from the Sun than any given Planet, or in Medicine where it communicates its original meaning as well as a pair of identical atoms under specific circumstances.

"Allegory",
From Greek  αλληγορία (allegoría): "veiled language, figurative," which comes from both ἄλλος (allos): "another, different" and  αγορεύω (agoreuo): "to harangue, to speak in the assembly".
Allegories have been widely used throughout history in all forms of art as they function as representations of abstract, conceptual or spiritual meanings through concrete or material forms. They can illustrate complex ideas and concepts in ways that are comprehensible to its viewers, readers, listeners or participants.

Participant Artists:
Antonakis,
Antonis Maros,
Aristides Logothetis,
Artemis Potamianou,
Constantine Bouras,
Emelia Filipopoulou,
Evi Eleftheriadi,
Ilias Koen,
Kallina Maiopoulou,
Leonidas Papadopoulos,
Lydia Andrioti,
Lydia Dambasina,
Lydia Venieri,
Lykou Isis,
Margarita Myrogianni,
Maria Efstathiou,
Natalia Koursoumi,
Sofia Touboura
Twofourtwo art group

Curator: Lydia Andrioti
Project management: Cecilia Dupire

Source: http://www.mykonosbiennale.com/artfestival/artists/2017/trans-allegoria/

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