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Eva Papamargariti

MA work

Factitious Imprints

Factitious Imprints focuses on the idea of constructed/artificial nature and how this notion can be documented and defined through a palimpsest of imprints that simultaneous human and natural processes fabricate on surfaces/terrains; furthermore, what kind of fragments these actions leave as relics of a possible post human or post natural landscape.

Incorporating 3D modelled and rendered structures, perspectives and edited camera imagery taken from navigation tools such as drones, Google Maps, and handheld recording devices, Factitious Imprints courses through a distorted landscape of overlapping surfaces in smaller or larger scale—from our own skin  to food containers to simulations of plants and oceans —that shifts and changes form as we move through it. The landscape stands there as an amalgam of abstractions, mainly because it declares itself as an unknown place in an unknown time. Achronic territories immersed into an almost post apocalyptic ambience.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Visual Communication, 2016

  • In my practice I use time-based media and digital tools in order  to explore the relationship between digital space and our material reality through videos, objects and installations. My work delves into issues and themes related to simultaneity, the merging and dissolving of our surroundings with the virtual in addition to the constant diffusion of fabricated images that define our everyday experience. Also, processes that are established through online presence, as well as the traces that our operations inscribe to the objects and habitat where we find ourselves situated into, through our continuous interaction with devices and machinic artifacts.
  • Degrees

  • Diploma in Architecture, Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece, 2012
  • Experience

  • Design and modelling of sculpture installations for KENZO shops, Milan, London, 2015; Creation of ident for MTV International Rebrand, 2015; Print design for Diesel, Galeries Lafayette and in selected shops of Diesel around the world, 2013; Artwork and animated videos for labels like Brainfeeder (Los Angeles), RinseFm (London), Lower Parts (Athens) and bands like Django Django, 2012–2015; Curation of BYOB Geneva, in collaboration with Loiq Sutter, Elias Carela, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, 2014.; Part of the tutoring team at KAM architectural workshops, Chania, Greece, 2011–2013; Collaboration with LambandLamp design group (Athens), 2009–2010; Collaboration with the architecture and design team Flux Office, 2008–2010; Collaboration with the architects Aristide Antonas, Philippos Oreopoulos, Alexios Dallas for the project ‘Weak Monuments’ presented in 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale, 2009
  • Exhibitions

  • Factitious Imprints, New Museum, New York, USA, 2016; Language of Dreams, Hoxton Gallery, London, UK, 2016; Faith Dollars, Tax-free Imagination & Uptown Bliss, Assembly Point, London, UK, 2015; The Internet is present, Husslehof, Frankfurt, Germany, 2016; Porn to Pizza – Domestic cliches, DAM Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2015; You! What planet is this? Roomservice, New York, USA, 2015; Uncanny, Reverse Gallery, New York, USA, 2015; How to Water, Eastside International, Los Angeles, USA, 2015; Newman Festival, Druskininkai, Lithuania, 2015; The New Black, Resonate Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 2015; Long Distance Gallery, Transmediale Festival, Berlin, Germany, 2015; Late at Tate, Tate Britain, London, UK, 2014; First Look GIFs, Museum of Moving Image, New York, USA, 2015; Video Snack 3, MoMA PS1, New York, USA, 2014; SPACED OUT: MIGRATION TO THE INTERIOR, Red Bull Studios, New York, USA, 2014