Yesterday, 12th of January, initiated the show Nightwatch at taf gallery in Monastiraki and it will go on until the 14th of February. The show focuses on the aesthetic and cultural aspects that night suggests, such as nightlife, beliefs on vampires, werewolves, exotic fairies, but as well as the obscure and hidden human activities of marginalized persons, clandestine lovers,etc.
Along the invisible and the obscure folds of reality where the dark side of the unconscious takes form, Nightwatch will explore also the visible, the luminous, where artificial light forged modern consciousness and the aesthetics of spectacle. The participating artists whose work (made especially for the show) will offer a specific look into the subject spanning from the ordinary to the fantastic and focusing on the complex interrelationships that Nightwatch might suggest.

Apostolos Karakatsanis, Despoina Meimaroglou, Maro Mihalakakou, Kostas Basanos, Nina Papakonstandinou, Beatrice Plumet, Christian Rupp, Giorgos Taxiarhopoulos, Dimitris Foutris, Raphaël  Zarka

Curator: Supermina

Image credits: Raphaël Zarka, Rhombus Sectus, 2009

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