EVGENIA TSANANA
"Review", 2015

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Evgenia Tsanana - Pieces of Memory

PIECES OF MEMORY

Performance on memory and matter.
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Evgenia Tsanana - Office for Public Unburdening

OFFICE FOR PUBLIC UNBURDENING

Long durational performance with public participation on solidarity, sharing pain and letting go.
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Evgenia Tsanana - Jellyfish Gala

JELLYFISH GALA

Hosting the Opening Celebration of the 27th Hamburg International Queer Film Festival.
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Evgenia Tsanana - Sensing Time in Performance Contexts

SENSING TIME IN PERFORMANCE CONTEXTS

Lecture-performance on sensing time, especially in performance contexts, based on subjective facts.
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Evgenia Tsanana - A Cosmology in Drag

A COSMOLOGY IN DRAG

Lecture-performance on cosmology, particle physics, subjectivity and the human compulsion to research.
In collaboration with Jim Osthaarchic. 
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Evgenia Tsanana - Weighted Body Parts

WEIGHTED BODY PARTS

Long-term project on breasts and gravity. 
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Evgenia Tsanana - Singing Guy

SINGING GUY

Stage performance. A study on emotions and a particular gender stereotype. 
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Evgenia Tsanana - Task

FREEZE FRAMES

Long-term project. Photographic statements on current states of things. 
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Evgenia Tsanana - Waters of Horror

WATERS OF HORROR

Video. A secret agend story playing in Hamburg. 
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Flag marking fall of shadow during solar noon on May 7, 2018



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22 June 2018 | installation, lecture, participatory performance,
"The Altonaer Museum as a Solar Observatory", Altonaer Museum, Hamburg
An attempt to follow and sense the earth's axial tilt by observing and documenting moving shadows as seasons change.
On June 22, at the moment of local solar noon a brass plate will be permanently installed in the museum's yard marking the fall of shadow during summer solstice. 

ABOUT

Evgenia Tsanana is a Hamburg-based visual and performance artist, born 1964 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
She studied Visual Communication at the Hochschule fur bildende Kunste in Hamburg, where she attended the performance class of Marina Abramović.

Her interdisciplinary artworks encompass graphics, video, singing, performance and lecture-performances; and have explored subjects including the body and gravity, varieties of visual perception, human couples, shifting of identities, genders or species, cosmology, the perception of time, birds, jellyfish, memory and trust.

Her approach is usually phenomenological and often collaborative, working with both artists and scientists. She has presented work at the Kaskadenkondensator and the Performance Index Festival in Basel, Bildwechsel and the DESY research center in Hamburg, and at art events, film festivals, scientific conferences, clubs and other cultural venues in Germany, Switzerland and Greece.  

In March and April 2016 she participated in the large-scale performance project AS ONE in Athens, a collaboration of the greek cultural organization NEON and the Marina Abramović Institute (MAI). 

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CONTACT

Evgenia Tsanana
Ohrnsweg 37
D-21149 Hamburg
Germany

mobile: +49-176-23812927
email: tsanana@gmx.de

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