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STATE OF EXCEPTION
2008, public intervention, print, dimensions variable

The protection of freedom and democracy bears a price, which is not being paid by the EU/First World citizens, but by all those who try to enter the EU/First World illegally. If we take the example of the EU external borders policy, we can conclude that behind the story of success and life there is a diametrically opposed reality about death, ruin and iron fences through which the European Union prevents the illicit crossing of borders.

The project State of Exception criticality exposes the contemporary problematic of migration, especially it points out the state of exception that is established at the external borders of the EU/First World. The piece questions the western values such us freedom, democracy and equality and expose their collateral consequences, i.e. slavery, surveillance and death.

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installation view


exhibited in:
Manifesta d’artista Trieste (2008)

EVENTS AND SHOWS:

Jan 27, 6-8 pm
opening of the exhibition Structures of Valorization / Colonization,
Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Jan 2012
Residency in Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Nov 4, 2011 - Jan 5, 2012
Not So Distant Memory,
Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, USA

Nov 18 - Nov 23, 2011
Cyberfest,
National Center of Contemporary Art Saint-Petersburg branch, Russia

Sept 24 - Oct 30, 2011
Spaceship Yugoslavia,
NGBK, Berlin, Germany

Sept 18 - Dec 18, 2011
Pawnshop,
Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece