’Indigenous you got talent’’ was created for Documena(Δοκούμενα) project as part of Athens Biennale 2017,‘’Waiting for the Barbarians’’.
‘’Documena (Δοκούμενα) is a project that seeks to respond to how contemporary art production engages with the intense European crisis. Documena coincides with documenta 14 and intends to examine the latter’s decision to voluntarily relocate itself from Kassel to Athens (“learning from Athens”) along with the ideological presumptions that seem to guide such a choice’’.
‘’Indigenous you got talent’’ is a performance piece whose creation was based on the structure of a talent TV show, where artists compete for the title of the best political artist.
duration of performance 60'
Created by Anthi Kougia & Smaragda Performed by Smaragda, Anthi Kougia, Zackie Oh, Lady Nata G, Vasiliki, Aposmini, Zhna, Digenis Fashion, ActiVista.
(“On Friday, September 21, 2018 Zak Kostopoulos, an activist of the LGBTIQ+ movement, HIV positive, antifascist and drag queen (Zackie Oh), was brutally assassinated in the centre of Athens, Greece, in public view. Zak's murder was instigated by “outraged citizens” with the tolerance and complicity of officers of the Greek Police. [...])