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George Drivas


Vidéo | 4k | couleur | 21:53 | Grèce | 2020

In a plant nursery, five plant-nursery employees speak about a mysterious disaster, a “terrible event”, while cultivating a plant of the genus Aeonium. They are trying to understand what was that which happened to them. They try to explain the unexplainable.

George Drivas was born in Athens. He represented Greece in Venice Biennale, 2017. ?n 2020, he was nominated for the Eye Art & Film Prize (Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam). He had solo shows at Annex M, the Athens Concert Hall (2020), at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2018 and 2009) and the National Museum of Modern Art, Rome (GNAM, 2017), tributes at the International Forum of Performance Art (Drama, Greece 2021), Lumen Quarterly Festival, Beijing, China (2017/18) and Athens International Film Festival (Greek Cinematheque 2014) and participations in over 150 group shows and festivals in Greece and abroad like ”Rencontres Internationales, New Cinema and Contemporary Art”, Louvre Museum, Paris, France (2021), “After Us”, Maxxi Museum, Rome, Italy (2021), “back forward rewind”, Media Art Lab, Moscow, Russia (2020), “Imagined Communities”, 21st Biennial of Contemporary Art_Videobrasil, São Paulo, Brazil (2019-20), “Resilient Futures”, Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki (2018), “ANTIDORON”, documenta 14, Kassel, Germany (2017), “As Rights Go By”, Q21 International, MuseumsQuartier Vienna, Austria (2016), Festival du nouveau cinéma, Montreal, Canada, (2015), “future past – past future”, Transmediale Festival, Berlin, Germany (2014).