CULTURE LIVE @IN.GR Sozita Goudouna makes us proud in Manhattan and in the world

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by Georgia Drakaki

February 10, 2021, 6:01 p.m.

Struggles relentlessly for the dissemination of Greek culture in a contemporary and “open” way

The cultural platform GREECE IN USA is a global organization that promotes Greek culture abroad and promotes international cultural cooperation. Founded in New York by the internationally renowned Greek adjunct professor CUNY Sozita Goudouna, one of America’s most prominent Greek curators.

GREECE IN USA makes an impressive opening amid a pandemic, launching, with the support of the Greek Ministry of Culture, the group exhibition “The Right to Silence?” / “The Right to Silence?” on the penitentiary system…

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Just a week after taking office, Joe Biden signed a decree not to renew the contracts of companies that run private prisons in the United States. “It is a first step,” he said, “to contain the powerful who benefit from our penitentiary system.” He added that he was referring to what he said was the launch of a “systemic racism” plan in the United States, noting that private prisons are “less humane and less secure” for inmates. With this decision, the new President keeps his campaign promise to African Americans and citizens of other…

Greece in USA: A new culture platform for Greek and Cypriot artists in New York

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Stephen Antonakos _Red Neon From Wall to Wall_ 1968 — Copyright John Ferrari 1969 / Stephen Antonakos 1968

From Euronews • updated before: 20/01/2021–16:55

A new cultural platform , called GREECE IN USA , is founded in New York by the Greek art and assistant professor at New York University CUNY Sozita Gudouna . …

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Eva Giannakopoulou

Reputable art historian and curator talks to BHMAgazino about her new initiative, “Greece in USA”, and explains why the current confinement looks like imprisonment.

Nastos George

31.01.2021, 06:00 VIMA NEWSPAPER

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Greece in USA is launched with a report-cry for the imprisoned body


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Forty-three influential artistic voices of today were carefully selected by Sozita Goudouna for the kick-off event of Greece in USA, the non-profit platform she founded and directs as a tool to promote and represent the contemporary Greek art scene in the other side of the Atlantic. The group exhibition is presented at John Jay College of CUNY City University of New York.

Subject of the exhibition “Right to Silence?” is the prison body and the invisible subject, the penitentiary policies currently in place and the…

Raymond Pettibon and The Soft Clay of our Generation

Text by Sozita Goudouna

All I am really asking is for you to look at Gumby with the same kind of respect that you would if it was some historical figure or Greek statue [1]

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Raymond Pettibon No Title (We have read…), 2020 Ink and colored pencil on paper

Tennis Elbow 70 Raymond Pettibon

“He did work at Macy’s for a time, where he amused himself by teaching parrots to say motherfucker but that didn’t work at all”

Curated by Sozita Goudouna

November 5–19 2020

Tuesday — Saturday 12–6 pm

45 White St

New York, NY 10013

Store window displays were used in the ’50s…

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Aristeidis Lappas, Byzas, 2020, Oil and Acrylic on Canvas, 200 x 160 cm

Theorimata 2: On History
Temporary Exhibitions Space (-1)
1 October — 1 November 2020

Theorimata, the exhibition / institution by AICA Hellas, the Greek Section of the International Association of Art Critics, AICA International, is presented for the second time at the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST), from October 1 until November 1, 2020 in the EMST Temporary Exhibitions Space (-1).

The first exhibition was presented in 2018 with the aim to become a biennial event, providing the chance to curators, critics, art history scholars, and also artists to converse, collaborate and intervene in the artistic field; the…

Sozita Goudouna. Beckett’s Breath: ­Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

By William Hutchings p183

Malarcher, Jay (editor), The Comparative Drama Conference Series #15, McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, 2018. ISBN-13: 9781476670379

Floccinaucinihilipilification — the longest non-technical/ non-medical word in the original edition of the Oxford English Dictionary — is the act of deeming something as worthless, usually because it is small, slight, short in duration, or seems insignificant. …

Sozita Goudouna

Sozita Goudouna is a curator, adjunct professor at CUNY, and the author of Beckett’s Breath (EUP, 2018). She is head of operations at Raymond Pettibon Studio.

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