babel fragments

babel taf archive 2
The tower of Babel publication and archive installation. Athens, 2015

 

Babel Fragments is a multifaceted archival and curatorial project that has been presented in 4 different versions from 2013 to 2015 in Basel, New York, Berlin and Athens. The archive was published in collaboration with gallery Deuxpiece in Basel and consists of architectural information about 184 parliaments of the nation states that are full members of the United Nations and the IPU. The research project of Babel is connected with the biblical story as the buildings are perceived as glorified fragments of the mythical tower, which now serve as flags, as symbols of differentiation from the Other, completing in a sense the mission of the Tower’s destruction.

31 artists have honored the project by creating original work inspired by the archive.

 

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Dimitris Papoutsakis
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Kosmas Nikolaou
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Eleftheria Kotzaki
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Alexandros Kaklamanos
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Michalis Zacharias
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Antonis Volanakis
Theodoros Zafiropoulos
Theodoros Zafiropoulos
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Paki Vlassopoulou
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Vasilis Papageorgiou
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Michel Abajoli
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Stafanos Ziras
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Maria Glika
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Kostantinos Kotsis
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Christos Vagiatas
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Kostis Stafilakis
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Vassilis Vlastaras
Michailaggelos Vlassis Ziakas
Michailaggelos Vlassis-Ziakas