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Artist talk | Jenny Marketou

Admission: Free
Talk: 02.11.2019, 12:00
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Jenny Marketou is a multidisciplinary artist, researcher and university art lecturer, living in New York (US) and Athens (Greece) .Recurring subjects in her artistic and academic work are artistic infrastructures, new forms of knowledge production, participation, environmental activism, moving images , performance, socially engaged art and theory. Her performative talk at Twixtlab begins with a contextual summary of her relationship to digital commons in thinking through the social position of the artist ,free culture free internet and knowledge .And her trajectory which led to her current research on the commons and art making by incorporating a multifaceted practice that unites sculpture, installation, film, performance, improvisation, musical composition and public action, Marketou transforms spaces into places of artistic and cultural intervention, and thus into potential platforms for political and social change

Her work has been shown internationally in museums, art biennials, cultural centers and diverse communities worldwide.She is the recipient of many awards and residencies including Banff Center for the Arts, Canada ; Eyebeam,New York; Art Omi,New York; Travers,Denmark; HIAP,Helsinki, Finland. Co editor HOW Assemblies Matter/Organizing from Below (2017) Naked Punch Publisher ,contributor Performing Interdependency (2017)Zurich University of Arts & School of the Arts and Design,Kassel University Press GmbH, More Art In the Public Eye (2019) Duke University Press.

Artist talk | Jenny Marketou