FA®THER_ERRATIC PATTERNS. By FOR AN ANONYMOUS FUGITIVE AUTHOR*
The work titled “FA®THER_ERRATIC PATTERNS. By FOR AN ANONYMOUS FUGITIVE AUTHOR*„ is assembled and unfolds through five different artistic media: (poetic) text, sculptural installation, performance, video and music. These media interweave and interrelate, both spatially and conceptually, to produce a performative video installation.
The work “FA®THER_ERRATIC PATTERNS. By FOR AN ANONYMOUS FUGITIVE AUTHOR*„ treats the concepts of return and of language as a linguistic and bodily topological process of recurring patterns.
The work constructs with humor and a critical edge a particular narrative in which are involved in an interactive capacity 20 bolts of fabric, a clothing export company, a family, a debt, 500 Art Bonds, two or three texts, voice, rhythm, the audience and the artist herself.
Materials: 20 bolts of fabric, text woven into fabric, video, music.
Performers: Polyxeni Angelidou, FOR AN ANONYMOUS FUGITIVE AUTHOR*.
Music: Vassiliea Stylianidou, Lorenz Erdmann
Sound editing, music arrangement assistant and mastering: Lorenz Erdmann
Design and execution of performative uniform: Vassiliea and Despina Stylianidou
Weaving of text into fabric using a knitting machine: Eftichios Agathonikos
Translation: Konstantin Matsoukas
Documentation: Marigo Angelidou, Kyriakos Tsiftsopoulos
As of 2015, via a nexus of communicating works, Vassiliea
Stylianidou evolves and constructs FOR AN ANONYMOUS FUGITIVE AUTHOR*. This author who is not one.
Gender: fugitive. Genre: fugitive trope.
FOR AN ANONYMOUS FUGITIVE AUTHOR* is
1. a machinic artistic medium in transition,
2. an assemblage of singularities,
3. a migrating dispositive of names, bodies, knowledge, lack of knowledge, organs, instruments, private and public histories and places … and the gaps, differences, misunderstandings between them (...)
The work was part of the project "NICE! An exhibition and a book"
A poetic exploration about the possibility of return, of memory, homeland and loss.
Duration: 16.3.16- 4.4.2016. Curated and edited by: Yiannis Grigoriadis and Yiannis Isidorou (Salon de Vortex)
Production: Lo and Behold, Athens.
Venue: Municipality of Nikaia Cultural Centre "Manos Loizos", 245 Thivon Anenue, Opposite Village Park, Nikaia.
Full online version: https://issuu.com/salondevortex/docs/nice_online/1?e=0
Check it out now! Among other intriguing texts / artworks you´ll find the greek and english versions of my text with the title: „My body is my office. By FOR AN ANONYMOUS FUGITIVE AUTHOR*“ (p. 80 and p. 244).