Greek Museum’s Performance Art Show a Hit for Somber Themes

April 11th, 2016

Artist Thodoris Trampas, via NYTThe New York Times notes the impressive response to an exhibition of long-duration performance art at Greece’s Benaki Contemporary Museum, which often dwells on concepts of suffering and fear.  “They’re kind of mirroring Greek society through the work,” says critic and gallerist Iliana Fokianaki. “The fact that we’re the scapegoat of Europe, and we are the pariah — these are all emotions most Greeks have.  This frustration is manifested through the work.”

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