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Andreas Lolis
International Summer Academy of Fine Arts | AT (+)
Alexandros Vasmoulakis
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation | US (+)
Andreas Lolis
Athens Concert Hall | GR (+)
Angelo Plessas / Socratis Socratous / Jannis Varelas
Instructions for Happiness | AUS (+)
Jannis Varelas
Monster | GR (+)

Jennifer Rubell creates participatory artwork that is a hybrid of performance art, installation, and happenings. The pieces are often staggering in scale and sensually arresting, frequently employing food and drink as media: one ton of ribs with honey dripping on them from the ceiling; 2,000 hard-boiled eggs with a pile of latex gloves nearby to pick them up; 1,521 doughnuts hanging on a free-standing wall; a room-sized cell padded with 1,800 cones of pink cotton candy.  Viewers are encouraged to partake in the work, violating the traditional boundaries of art institutions and engaging senses usually forbidden in or absent from museum and gallery contexts. Rubell’s work explores the intersection of the monumental and the ephemeral, and serves as a counterpoint to the virtual nature of much of contemporary life.