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An interview with British artist Michael Landy on his first exhibition in Greece entitled “BREAKING NEWS — ATHENS.”

Michael Landy is one of the Young British Artists. He is best known for the performance piece installation Break Down (2001), in which he destroyed all his possessions, and for the Art Bin project at the South London Gallery. For “BREAKING NEWS — ATHENS,” he invites the Greek public to express what Athens means to them, by portraying the life of the city as seen by its inhabitants and visitors. The exhibition opens on Thursday 30 March, at the Diplarios School in Athens.

Full interview transcript:

The idea behind the exhibition

The exhibition is called “BREAKING NEWS — ATHENS” and it’s commissioned by NEON. I am asking…

Sotiris Sideris

Data journalist & co-founder @AthensLiveGr . Fellow @BerthaFN & @SNForg . Producer of @TheUndocumente3 . TA @media_uoa

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