Sozita Goudouna: A Greek Curator in Manhattan

@GalaGreece Author @CleopatraPatlaki


COMMUNITY — UNITED STATES — NATIONAL HERALD 9 March 2021 By Eleni Sakellis

Sozita Goudouna Speaks with TNH about Greece in USA

https://www.thenationalherald.com/community_usa_nextgen/arthro/sozita_goudouna_speaks_with_tnh_about_greece_in_usa-1968391/

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Greece in USA was founded in New York by Sozita Goudouna, the internationally renowned Greek visual artist and assistant professor at CUNY. Photo: Courtesy of Sozita Goudouna / Greece in USA

3/9/2021

By Eleni Sakellis

NEW YORK –The nonprofit organization Greece in USA made an impressive opening amid the pandemic, launching, under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture, the group exhibition “The Right to Silence?” presented at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York (CUNY), with the…


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

by Georgia Drakaki

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

https://www.in.gr/2021/02/10/life/culture-live/sozita-gkountouna-mas-kanei-perifanous-sto-manxatan-kai-ston-kosmo/

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…


YIANNIS KONSTANTINIDIS LIFO 30.1.2021 | 09:56

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

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 . …


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

Please scroll down for Greek: https://www.tovima.gr/printed_post/sozita-gkountouna-cr/


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

22/01/2021 Athinorama.gr

https://www.athinorama.gr/cityvibe/article/me_mia_ekthesi_kraugi_gia_to_fulakismeno_soma_ksekina_i_platforma_greece_in_usa_tis_sozita_gkountouna-2546221.html

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]

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…

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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