Stefanos Tsivopoulos

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b. 1973 in Prague, Czech Republic; lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Athens, Greece

The Interview part A and The Interview part B is a two-screen presentation which uses one screen to show the original testimony of a Serbian soldier involved in atrocities of the Bosnian war while two actors re-recreate the scene on the other. It is up to the viewer to decide which character is real.

In The Land, three immigrants find themselves on a barren, uninhabited island. In a paradoxically theatrical manner, they pose fundamental questions about a certain territory: who owns it, who rules it, is it private or public, and is it just a piece of land or is it a territory occupied by a nation?

ABOVE
Stills from
The Land, 2006 Video, loop, 8:00 min
Courtesy of the Jette Rudolph Gallery, Berlin

 

BELOW
Stills from The Interview part A, 2007 (left column)
The Interview part B, 2007 (right column)
Video, loop, 14:00 min
Courtesy of the Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milano