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Shots for an unrealized dream sequence. A. captures the beach in a bottle and confronts the commodification of her smile.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 17:00-21:00,
Two Thirds Project Space presents the new exhibition entitled Broken Heart Syndrome, with artworks of Ileana Arnaoutou, Sevastiana Konstaki, Mariandrie, Natalia Papadopoulou, Eleanna Balesi, Elektra Stampoulou and Evi Zampeli, curated by Faidra Vasileiadou Broken heart syndrome is a now-recognized cardiomyopathy that mimics a heart attack: it manifests itself with intense chest pressure, shortness of breath and sudden weakness, symptoms that match a heart attack. The syndrome was discovered as a separate pathological entity in the early 1990s by Japanese doctors and became known as "takotsubo cardiomyopathy" due to the similarity of the shape of the affected heart to the Japanese octopus fishing tool. Usually, this condition is triggered by intense mental stress, such as the death of a loved one, a breakup, anger, or the feeling of betrayal. Can our hearts literally break? Disassemble into its component parts or even more? If this breaking process happens, does it really break us beyond repair? And even if we manage to restore it, what happens to the rupture we know is always there? The exhibition Broken Heart Syndrome recounts the ways that a heart can shatter and fall apart, while at the same time elucidates the processes that occur after a major crack; an attempt to reassemble the discontinuities and fragments. The participating artists present works that flirt with pain and mourning, through the kaleidoscopic prism of emerging to the surface.
Faidra Vasileiadou museologist - art curator
Opening: 25/11 | 19:00 - 22:00
Duration of exhibition: 26/11 - 10/12
Opening hours: Tues, Wed, Fri | 17:00 - 21:00, Sat | 11:00 - 14:00
Location: Two Thirds Project Space, Themistokleous 42, Exarcheia, 5th floor, #2