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Intern’s Diary – June 24th

8:20 - All of the team departs for a film shooting at the volcano, save Carl and the intern, who works on a contact sheet. 9:00 – Nina, Kostas, Maroan, Ileana, Peter and Jessica arrive on the Volcano. Shooting begins at the volcano. 11:40 - The contact sheet...

Intern’s Diary – June 23rd

9:15 - Costas arrives on Santorini with all of his video equipment. 11:30 - We leave to meet with Barba Theodosis. 12:00 - The entire party is present at Natassa cafe, including Theodosis, with whom a chat is had. 12:30 - Photos are taken and an interview is...

Intern’s Diary – June 22nd

10:00 - Jessica contacts the directors via e-mail. 11:00 - A late wakeup was had by some. 2:45 - We make a mad dash to the ferry to Thirassia. 4:00 - The island and its somewhat dilapidated buildings are explored by car; Carl stays behind and Ana stays...

Prairie, tights factory, screen

Dog attack, hunters' lodges, broken quarry, cactus attack, broken glass, derelict staircases, making a chain down the steep path, swimming on black sand, swimming again, movies against the backdrop of the longest day of the year....

Island-ports

There are arrivals - of visitors and of residents. The climb up and down the cliff path, to and from the airport, up and down the Santozeum levels repeats. There is a slight breeze. We swim off the day. The night-time outdoor cinema is ready. The New Blood Greek Cinema...

Residency Start!

Two months ago, we visited Santorini for last minute preparations for the 2012 season.  In three days we head back, to welcome our first artists in residence.  We will climb, sail, dive, be subjected to the elements, photograph, video, compile, write, record, dialogue, view and...

Kyiv Diary – Day 1 May 22

Kyiv hosted its first Biennale commissioned by Nataliia Zabolotna, curated by David Elliott.  We journeyed into the capital past 27-story communist apartment buildings, over the Dnieper river, past the Ukranian statue of liberty on the hill and into the old town to attend the opening...

Claire Bishop and Our Literal Speed

In passage through the town of Princeton, in the renovated basement of its once charming East Pyne building – house of the Language Departments – now a glossy, tech-driven space, I saw the collective show from Our Literal Speed.  As I waited, and well-dressed graduate...

Ambient Santorini

Each artist will live in the history of Santorini for a duration of time. The ambient lives with, through and in the work produced. This is a blink into our ambient . ...

Fictive Pursuits

Over four months, the Santozeum will be hosting artists in residence.  Collaborations on island projects will yield publications.  Projects work in twos – collaborators, ideas, dialogues.  A multivalent forum emerges from the dual strands.  The idea may be construed as obsolete today, but the Santozeum...

The long braid, the balcony, the arrow

In 2003, Jerome Clinton, Shahnameh scholar and Princeton professor of Islamic studies died.  A fellow Shahnameh scholar and friend wrote of Clinton: “May he be showered forever with blessings out of our world of dust and ashes.”  I was lucky to have studied with Prof....

Pseudophotography

Beneath the surface of the Cycladic water lie, live vulcanoes. http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=116501 The underwater is active and we only have a pseudo image pointing at the threshholds of its activity. The image provided by http://ismosav.santorini.net is both map and approximation, abstraction and concrete landscape. Destruction, underwater mountain ranges, volcanic cones,...

Tragic Historiography

The Santozeum is hard at work on its first Manifesto conference.  The mission is to bring together scholars, practitioners, critics and journalists from across the arts on the battlefield of this economically pressured moment and to dare each one to fly the banner of their...

Sign Competition

The Santozeum is thrilled to announce our first competition! As a museum interested in the junctures between contemporary, amateur, avant-garde art practices and established, ancient, professional practitioners, choosing the sign to represent us is an opportunity to make a statement on the façade on a cultural...