The artists residency opened this week with the dienstag abend event. We have 8 of the 25 artists staying with us. Photos to follow.
Dienstag Abend ⇝ No. 83
exhibitions / urban interventions in the city of Heraklion.
Friday 27th May
18.00 - 22.00 installation viewing
20.00 opening at Lakkos square
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of May
10.00 - 15.00 installation viewing
Lakkos, ex-Xenia, Polykentro
For the event an international group of artists will create site-specific works in the historical suburb of Lakkos and nearby areas in Heraklion. The invited group of artists will arrive in Heraklion on 20th of May 2016, and during a week long residency will create installations, murals, performance acts and sculptures in the designated areas throughout the city.
The activities of < dienstag abend > deal with artistic practice itself - aiming to shift a large part of the emphasis from what is done to how it is done, directing the quest towards the visualization of the subtle balance between artistic practice and the works it produces. The concept of < dienstag abend > is raised upon three main axes: a collective practice, a site specific or contextual practice and the audience..