Mixed media installation Athletics
"ORTUNG VIII' altes Gymnasium, Schwabach Germany 2013
Prize of the Jury "ORTUNG VIII
In her multimedia installation Athletics, Papaioannou explores the connection of competitive sport and gold. Focused on the performance pressure experienced by young athletes in training, the artist explores issues such as national identity, efficiency, fame, pride but also fragility, physical and emotional pain and failure.
>LAUDATIO in German ( Fr. B. LEICHT MA, Kuratorin des Kunstmuseums Erlangen)
© Eleni Papaioannou, 2013 Fotos: Eleni Papaioannnou