Civil Disobedience: Poetry and Porn
The most underground queer exhibition of Athens is back for another adventure. After the successful Civil Disobedience: Versions of Violence in January 2015 get ready to explore human nature's dualism on the axis of Pornography and Poetry.
We invited artists to contemplate on the pairs of: poetry-pornography, heart-body, love-sex, art-pornography, emotions-instincts, words-images, refined-vulgar and we are presenting the results in photographs and video in an explosive orgy of a fortnight on the first floor of the Heroes Bar Cafe.
Anna Goula Vardinogianni, Stiofan O'Ceallaigh, Leo Kalovyrnas, Myron Pavenos, Zois Triantafilloy Sfakianakis, Kostis Fokas, Hiro Fay, Chrysostomos Galathris, Dimitris Gketsis, Nikos Stamatopoulos, ΠΛΑΝΕΤ ΑΝΤΖΟΥΡΛΑ, Juan Betancurth, Georgios Striftaris, Menelas, Alexandros Papadopoulos
At the opening of the exhibition Leo Kalovyrnas, Myron Pavenos, Stiofan O'Ceallaigh, Menelas and special guest Vassilis Noulas will be reciting their own poetry in Greek and English.
But the events do not stop at the opening, as part of the exhibition a special screening of legendary video performance "The Homonazi Effect" by Alexandros Papadopoulos and Calypso Larah which examines the homoeroticism of the far right will take place. (English Subs/Neither creator will be present at the screening)
The exhibition will close with a very different event: under the presentation and directorial guidance of singer and cult priestess of pop Anna Goula the queens of the new Athenian drag scene will read, in their own way, homoerotic poetry from antiquity to modern times. Drag Queens: Darlissa Berry, Chraja, Darla Cupid, Filothei, Holly Grace, Aphrodite Hgw , Zackie Oh, Melita Scabeau, Hollywood Volta.
Duration: 12 - 27 November 2016
Opening days and hours: Monday to Sunday 18.00 – 24.00
Free Admission. The exhibition is not suitable for minors.
Opening Night: 12 November, 19:00
The Homonazi Effect Screening: 19 November, 21:00
Draq Queens read Queer Poetry: 27 November, 19:00
Heroes Cafe Bar Agion Anargyron 45, Psiri (Metro: Monastiraki/Thision)
Communication: Menelas Siafakas, Menelas74@gmail.com , 6932639907
Graphic Design: Charis Valsamis , firstname.lastname@example.org