”Indigenous, you got talent!’’ 2cnd season
is a performance piece whose creation was based on the structure of a TV-show/ talent show/ beauty competition. It challenges the discussion around political correctness, the role of contemporary ‘’political art’’ and its representatives by celebrating the decay of a completely disoriented society.
This performance is dedicated to the memory of Zak / Zackie Oh! who was part of IYGT 1.
(“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. [...])
Created and directed by Anthi Kougia & Lia Smaragda
Video edited by Lia Smaragda
Devised and performed by Lia Smaragda, Anthi Kougia, Nikos Nikolakopoulos, Tereza Christodoulou, Vasiliki Konstantellou , MPJ Aposmini, Lina Papanikolaou,
special thanks ALL matters
presentations: September 20th, 2018 at Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens [ GR ] // ASFA BBQ 2018, THE GARDEN OF DYSTOPIAN PLEASURES