The exhibition brings together the different perspectives and approaches of artists, product and fashion designers, as well as professionals in the catering field, on the concepts of service and serving.
Rakugo (落語) is a traditional Japanese performance art which could be considered the ancestor of the American stand-up comedy; the basic difference is that the performer-protagonist isn’t standing but he is kneeling on a pillow and, using his voice, a fan and a handkerchief, brings to life to (invariably very old) comic tales.
They have played many times in Greece too; touring is an inseparable part of their art, not just for the obvious financial reasons but because Kodo (鼓童) the percussion ensemble from Sado Island in Western Japan had always in its core the idea of communication with as many peoples and cultures as possible.
When David Rosehan, published his article called "On being sane in insane places” containing the results of his now famous 1973 experiment on the validity of psychiatric diagnosis, he had no idea it would inspire so many spinoffs. Let alone artistic ventures in faraway lands.
It’s a fact. The self proclaimed "grandmother of performance art", Marina Abramović stars along Willem Dafoe and Carice van Houten, in the video clip for the previously unreleased song «Cut the World», from Antony and the Johnsons' upcoming live album.
Topofart is a web site selling reproductions of works by famous artists; it is unique in that besides the usual methods of reproduction of art works (i.e. various types of printing) visitors have also the opportunity to purchase copies created by hand by artists who collaborate with the company.