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Ektoras Binikos

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There is no world when there is no mirror' is an absurdity. - F. Nietzsche
 Ektoras Binikos


AXIS MUNDI Axis Mundi (Navel of the World), the connection between heaven and earth, also represents the place where the four points of the compass come together. A solo show at the Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, NY, July 30, 2011 –August 27, 2011.

CRENULATIONS "The angular intersection of the two foliations causes a diagnostic texture called a crenulation , which may involve folding of the earlier mica foliations by the later foliation."

WHERE IS ALICE?  2008-2011 “The Oracle” A fairytale opera.

VIDEO WORKS 10 items

 APRIL/SWARM/LAST JUDGMENT A VIDEO TRILOGY APRIL "April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain."- T.S.

THREE STATIONS  1: As the water element dissolves. The external sign is that the mouth and tongue becomes very dry, and the liquids of the body, such as urine, blood, and sperm, decrease; and the internal sign is a smoke-like appearance to the mind. 2:As the fire element dissolves.

SVARTI DAUDI (Black Death) A BOOK ABOUT DEATH takes its inspiration from the late, underground American artist Ray Johnson (1927 - 1995). Ray Johnson’s unbound “book” of the same title was mailed to his New York Correspondence School “students” and included pages in his idiosyncratic style that were funny, sad and ironic “one-page essays” on death.

AXIS Articulated vertebrae... An exploration of my ECG waveform tracings. The electric currents initiating my heartbeat after a heart episode are mutating into gigantic spinal columns. A motion occurs around a transverse axis. The notion is of the spine as the "hinge" of the body, the heart as the “hinge” of life.

VESSELS A body of work that started by taking first some of Duchamp's readymades that exist as a precisely definable body of work, and mutated them into a new status.

WORDS SPENCERTOWN ACADEMY ARTS CENTER For Immediate Release EKTORAS BINIKOS “AXIS MUNDI” July 30, 2011 –August 27, 2011 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 30th, 6-8 pm The Spencertown Academy Arts Center is pleased to announce "AXIS MUNDI", an exhibition by Ektoras Binikos, which will open on Saturday July 30th and be on view through Saturday August 27th, 2011.

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Ektoras Binikos 
ektorasbinikos@gmail.com Web links: http://www.artdoxa.com/ektoras Education and activities Biography Ektoras Binikos is an artist living in NYC. He was born in Greece in the island of Ikaria and was educated in Athens. He received his degree in Film Direction from the Greek Film Institute (Lykourgos Stavrakos). After coming to New York, he furthered his studies at the New School University in Graphic Design/ Electronic Publishing as well as Video Production, and at Cooper Union in drawing &collages. Has exhibited his multi-media work in numerous exhibitions throughout the United States, South America and Europe. He works in multiple mediums, including drawing, Installation, video, photography and digital art. Exhibitions SOLO EXHIBITS 2011 Spencertown Academy Arts Center, 790 route 203, Spencertown, NY. July 30th - August 27th "AXIS MUNDI" 1998 TAG Project Space, 24 West 57 Street, suite 306, New York City. April 23 - May 16 "WITH HONEY AND ASHES" GROUP...


E.V.A. – Experimental Video Art Autumn Screening PARTICIPATING ARTISTS SCREENING PROGRAM 28 October – 15 November 2011 Venue : Bashimi Art House Neutorstrasse 32k 5020 Salzburg, Austria
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