Vangelis Vlahos * 1971 in Athènes, lives in Athènes

"The work of Vangelis Vlahos, through collections of found material, engages with the recent history of Greece, endeavoring to de-center official narratives and open up potential new ones. Also central to Vlahos’ body of work is a long-standing interest in confronting the language of architecture with that of politics and economic power. He is interested in the ways in which architecture and urban surroundings reflect historical processes in ideologies and national politics. [...]

"The work of Vangelis Vlahos, through collections of found material, engages with the recent history of Greece, endeavoring to de-center official narratives and open up potential new ones. Also central to Vlahos’ body of work is a long-standing interest in confronting the language of architecture with that of politics and economic power. He is interested in the ways in which architecture and urban surroundings reflect historical processes in ideologies and national politics. His constructed and found archives include material from the press, state archives or the Internet, being conceived as fragmental items of the past, which are reconnected in a new context."

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