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2017

The world of tomorrow: The art of tomorrow. A Discussion.
Speakers: James Bridle (artist), Daphne Dragona (curator, Transmediale Festival), George Drivas (artist), Regine Debatty (art historian)
Moderated by curator Thanasis Moutsopoulos
Athens School of Fine Arts, Greece
20 October, 19:00 | Held in English

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“Kepler” at
Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown
Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece
9 Oct 2017 – 14 Jan 2018

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“Laboratory of Dilemmas” at
Greek Pavilion
57th Biennale di Venezia, Italy
13 May – 26 November 2017

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Finissage of Drivas’s solo show “Uncinematic” at GNAM . The artist in conversation  with Daphne Vitali (curator of the exhibition), Saretto Cincinelli (independent curator), Eugenie Giannouri (senior lecturer in Film Studies, University of Sorbonne) and Roland Sejko (Cinecittà Luce)
Galleria Nazionale d’ Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

15 September 2017

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 “Kepler”, “Sequence Error”, “Empirical Data”, “Social Software” and “Closed Circuit”  at

/Uncinematic – George Drivas Solo Show

Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

21 June – 24 September 2017

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“Empirical Data” at

“ANTIDORON – the EMST Collection”,

documenta 14, Kassel, Germany,

10 June – 17 September 2017

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“Sequence Error” at
“Art Facing the Ruins”, Group Show
AD Gallery, Athens, Greece
5 April – 15 July 2017
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2016

“Sequence Error” at
PIIGS, An Alternative Geography of Curating,
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
Torino, Italy
4-6 November 2016
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“Kepler” at Bideodromo, International Experimental Film and Video Festival
BilbaoArte, Bilbao, Spain
9-26 September 2016

 

“Kepler” at
Art Athina, Athens International Art Fair
Athens, Greece
28 May 2016
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“Sequence Error” at
“As Rights Go By”, Group Show,
Q21 International, MuseumsQuartier
Vienna, Austria
15 April – 5 June 2016
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2015

“Directing the Truth”
Docu-Fiction workshop directed by G.Drivas in collaboration with Sotirios Bachtsetzis
“Labattoir” – Old Slaughterhouse
Thessaloniki, Greece
14 – 18 December 2015
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“Kepler” at
Cairo Video Festival
Medrar for Contemporary Art
Cairo, Egypt
10 – 25 December 2015
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“Kepler” at
Alternative Film/Video Festival
Academic Film Center
Belgrade, Serbia
8 – 12 December 2015
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“Sequence Error” at
Videozoom Greece,
State of Concept Gallery,
Athens, Greece
8 – 9 November 2015
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“Kepler” at
Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival, Malaysia
International Competition
16 – 18 October 2015
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“Kepler” at
Festival du nouveau cinéma, Montreal, Canada
International Competition
7 – 18 Oct 2015
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“Sequence Error” at
“VideoZoom Greece”,
MUSPAC, Museo sperimentale d’arte contemporanea
L’Aquila, Italy
10 – 11 October 2015
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“Sequence Error” at
“VideoZoom Greece”, c|e contemporary, Milan, Italy
01 – 02 October 2015
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“The Decision” at
“Depression Era”
Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art
State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
23 June – 30 September 2015
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“Platform Zero” (Premiere) at
“X-Apartments”, Fast Forward Festival
Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece
21 – 24 May 2015
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“Depression Era. Contextualizing what is happening to us”. George Drivas’s talk during the symposiium “Images of Crisis – Can the crisis be represented?”
Greek Cinematheque, Athens, Greece
17 May 2015
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“Kepler” at
“Kino der Kunst”, Festival and Group Show,
International Competition
Munich, Germany
22 – 26 April 2015
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“Kepler” at
“ECU”, European Independent Film Festival, Paris, France
International Competition – Experimental Film Section
Paris, France
10 – 12 April 2015
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“Kepler” at
Glasgow Short Film Festival
International Competition
Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK
11 – 15 March 2015
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“Sequence Error” at
“Ex-Change: Risk”, Group Show,
House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece
27 January 2015 – 06 March 2015
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2014

“Sequence Error” at
“Depression Era”, Group Show,
Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
06 November 2014 – 11 January 2015
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“Sequence Error” at
“Videozoom: Greece. On Πause”, Group Show,
Special Opening: Museo di Roma in Trastevere
14 November 2014
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Exhibition:
Sala 1 – Centro Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
15 November 2014 – 15 December 2014
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“Sequence Error” at
“Depression Era”, Group Show, Hungarian Month of Photography, Csontváry Művészeti Udvarház Bercsényi Hall, Budapest
11 November  2014 – 30 November 2014
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“Creating a new Paradigm.Cinema and the un-moving Image”
George Drivas’s talk during the conference “The Borders of Image”
Melina Merkouri Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece
25 October 2014
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“The Fountain of Youth.
On the (im)possibility of digital art. Hope, vision and pursuit of a promising new era”
George Drivas’s talk during the conference “Digital Art: An Ever-Changing Art Form”
Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece
22 October 2014
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“Kepler”, “Sequence Error”,
“Social Software” and “Closed Circuit” at
“The Laboratory Diaries: A Study on Human Adjustment”
A tribute to George Drivas
Athens International Film Festival
Greek Cinematheque
19 September 2014
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“Sequence Error” at
“SelfConscious”, Group Show,
Curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis
ACG Art Gallery, American College of Greece
Athens, Greece
7 March -28 March 2014
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“Sequence Error” at
“future past – past future”, Group Show,
Curated by Sandra Naumann
Transmediale Festival, Berlin, Germany
25 January – 2 February 2014
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2013

“The Decision” at
“Terr(h)istories of video arts : Greece”,
Les Instants Vidéo, Video Art and Multimedia Festival, Marseille, France
8 November – 17 November 2013
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“Empirical Data” at
“Art Projections”, Thessaloniki Cinema Museum,  Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece
4 November – 9 November 2013
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“Closed Circuit” at
“Moving Silence”,
Filmmuseum Duesseldorf, Germany
10 October & 12 October 2013
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“Sequence Error” at
Cairo Video Festival,
Medrar for Contemporary Art, Cairo, Egypt
25 September – 7 October 2013
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“Empirical Data” and “Sequence Error” at
“Hybrid Stories”, Group Show,
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
27 June – 15 September 2013
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“Case Study” at
“Points of View”, Video Art Festival
Museum Sztuki and Academy of Fine Arts
Łódź, Poland
26 April – 28 April 2013

 

“Sequence Error” at
Skepto International Film Festival,
Cagliari, Italy
10 April – 13 April 2013
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“Case Study” at
“Désillusions verticales” – Cinema and Architecture, Cinémathèque Suisse, Lausanne, Switzerland
20 March 2013
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“Sequence Error” at
“Berlinerpool Videotheque”,
Apartment Project, Berlin, Germany
28 February 2013
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2012

“Sequence Error” at
Istanbul International Short Film Festival
Istanbul, Turkey
21 November – 28 November 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
“Les Instants Vidéo”,
BOX Videoart Project Space, Milan, Italy
20 November – 24 November 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
PANORAMA_CYNETART
Motorenhalle, Projektzentrum fuer zeitgenoessische Kunst
Riesa Efau, Kultur Forum Dresden, Germany
14 November 2012
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“Empirical Data” at
The Best of the Best: 5 Years London Greek Film Festival
Michael Cacoyannis Foundation, Athens, Greece
9 November – 18 November 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
“INVIDEO”,
International Exhibition of Video and Cinema Beyond,
Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy
8 November – 11 November 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
“Melancholy in Progress”
International Video Art Exhibition,
Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei City, Taiwan
6 October – 30 December 2012

 

“Empirical Data” at
“Neighborhood X.0”, Group Show,
Goethe Institut, Ankara, Turkey
28 September – 9 November 2012

 

“Sequence Error” at
“FILE”, Electronic Language International Festival,
FIESP Cultural Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 July – 19 August 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
Sardinia Film Festival (competition),
Sardinia, Italy
25 June – 30 June 2012
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“Case Study” at
“Periphery as Center – Politics of Loneliness”,
Group Show
Island of Kastellorizo, Greece
23 June – 3 July 2012
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“The Decision” at
“Zootrope”, Moving Image Festival,
CAMP, Athens, Greece
18 June – 24 June 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
CROSSTALK, Video Art Festival, Budapest, Hungary
7 June – 10 June 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
“Rencontres Internationales,
New Cinema and Contemporary Art”
Spanish Cinematheque, Madrid, Spain
23 May – 26 May 2012

 

“Beta Test”, “Closed Circuit”, “The Decision” and “Sequence Error” as a Tribute to George Drivas  at
“Photometria” – Photo Festival
Ioannina, Greece
16 May – 27 May 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
“New Clarity”, V-KUNST / Video and Media Art Exhibition,  Frankfurt am Main, Germany
20 April – 21 April 2012
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“Sequence Error” at
“Digital Screen”, Speculum Artium Festival,
Trbovlje, Slovenia
19 April – 21 April 2012
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“Sequence Error” at “ÉCU”,
The European Independent Film Festival, Paris, France
30 March – 1 April 2012
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“The Decision” at
“Moving Silence”, Film Festival
Goethe Institut Athens, Greece
21 March  – 26 March 2012
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“Empirical Data”, “Case Study”, “Closed Circuit” at
“L’evento immobile. Sfogliare il tempo”,
Group Show curated by Cristiana Collu,
Saretto Cincinelli  and Alessandro Sarri
MAN-Museo d’ Arte di Nuoro, Sardegna, Italy
17 February – 6 May 2012
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“Closed Circuit” at
“Directors Lounge”,
Contemporary Media and Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
9 February – 19 February 2012

 

“Sequence Error” at
Annual Exhibition, Group Show curated by Garry Hill,
Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA
29 December 2011 – 29 February 2012
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2011

“Sequence Error” at
“Les Rencontres Internationales: New Cinema and Contemporary Art”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
18 November – 26 November 2011
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“Sequence Error” at
“LGFF”, London Greek Film Festival, London, UK
17 October – 25 October 2011
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“Case Study” at
“Open-air Cinema”, Group Show curated by Anna Kafetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece
8 September – 27 September 2011
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“Sequence Error” at
Mediterrranean Short Film Competition,
Golden Boll International Film Festival,
Adana, Turkey
20 September – 25 September 2011
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“Case Study” and “Closed Circuit” at
“L’evento immobile – Sfogliare il tempo”, Group Show,
Casa Masaccio / Centro per l’arte contemporanea
San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
17 September – 20 November 2011
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“G.P.S.” at
“Dichter Dran. Berliner Lyrikfest”, Berlin, Germany
17 September 2011

 

“Empirical Data” at
“RAM Projects”, Berlin, Germany
24 June – 26 June 2011
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“Empirical Data”, screening at
EX3 Contemporary Art Center, Florence, Italy
17 June 2011
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“Sequence Error” at “Polyglossia”, Group Show,
Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece
15 March – 30 June 2011
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2010

“Empirical Data” at
“LGFF”, London Greek Film Festival, London, UK
8 November – 15 November 2010
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“Empirical Data” at
“Cinesonika”, International Film and Video Festival, Vancouver, Canada
12 November – 14 November 2010
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“Case Study” at
“KLEX”, Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film and Video Festival, Annexe Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
22 October – 25 October 2010

“The Decision” at “Poesie Festival”
Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin, Germany
4 June – 12 June 2010
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“Beta Test” at “ÉCU”,
The European Independent Film Festival, Paris, France
12 March – 14 March 2010
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“The Decision” at
“IntothePill”, Greek Contemporary Video Art, Group Show, Gallery Uqbar, Berlin, Germany
27 February – 10 April 2010
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“Empirical Data” at “Digital Wave”,
The Greek Cinematheque, Athens, Greece
28 January – 30 January 2010
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2009

“Empirical Data” at “Digital Wave”,
Thessaloniki International Film Festival,
Thessaloniki, Greece
13 Nov. – 22 Nov. 2009
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“The Decision” at “Strange Screen”,
Experimental Film and Video Festival,
Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art,
Thessaloniki, Greece
14 Oct. – 17 Oct. 2009
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“Empirical Data” at
“Transitio_MX – Autonomies of Disagreement”
New Media Art and Video International Festival
Mexico City, Mexico
01 Oct. – 10 Oct. 2009
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“George Drivas, (un-)documented”, Solo Show,
Νational Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
11 June – 6 September 2009
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“The Decision” at
“Contemporary Flânerie: Reconfiguring Cities”, Group Show, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, USA.
7 March – 12 April 2009

“The Decision” at “Format: Photocinema”,
International Photography Festival, Derby, UK
6 March – 5 April 2009
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“The Decision” and “Case Study” at
“Director’s Lounge”, Contemporary Media and Art Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
5 Febr. – 15 Febr. 2009
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2008

“Closed Circuit” at
“Weiss”, Group Show, Stiftung Starke, Berlin, Germany
14 Dec.2008 – 31 Jan 2009
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“Beta Test” at
“European Film Festival”, Moving Festival,
Paris, London, Berlin, Stockholm etc. (ongoing)
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“The Decision” at
“Detour” – International Video Festival, Cairo, Egypt
Contemporary Image Collective
23 Nov. 2008 – 3 Dec. 2008
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“The Decision” at
“VideoBardo”, International VideoPoetry Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Centro Borges
13 Nov. – 22 Nov. 2008
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“The Decision” at
“Screen” International Film Festival, Oslo, Norway
Oslo Cinematheque
25 Oct. – 26 Oct. 2008
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“Beta Test” at
“Strange Screen”, Film and Video Festival,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
14 Oct. – 18 Oct. 2008
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“The Decision” at
“Zebra“, International Poetry Film Festival, Berlin, Germany, Literaturwerkstatt Berlin
09 Oct. – 12 Oct. 2008
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“Beta Test” at
“Erosion”, International Photography Biennial, Klaipeda, Lithuania (catalogue), Lithuanian Photoartists Union
03 Oct. – 27 Oct. 2008
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“Closed Circuit” and “The Decision” at
“Abstracta”, International Abstract Cinema Exhibition, Rome, Italy Filmstudio – Casa del Cinema – Villa Borghese
23 Sept. – 28 Sept. 2008
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“Kodra Cinema”, Balcan and Black Sea Short Film Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece
Municipal Theatre “Melina Mercuri”
12 Sept. – 14 Sept. 2008
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GPS at
“Poetry Can”, Bristol Poetry Festival, Bristol, U.K.
04 Sept. – 14 Sept. 2008
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“Case Study” at
“Transexperiences Greece”, Beijing, China (catalogue)
Space 798
01 June – 15 July 2008
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“The Decision” at
“Athensville – In to the Pill”, Art-Athina, Athens International Art Fair, Athens, Greece (catalogue)
25 May – 28 May 2008
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“Closed Circuit”, “The Decision” and “Case Study” at
“Art Cinema”, Berlin, Germany
Tristesse Deluxe Gallery
04 April – 1 May 2008
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“Case Study” (premiere) at
“In Present Tense: Young Greek Artists” (catalogue)
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
13 December 2007 – 30 March 2008
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“In the Gray Zone”
Oral history of George Drivas with Despina Zeykili
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
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“Beta Test” at
“Cinematism- A new scene of moving image artists”
A Short Film Program curated by George Drivas
“Director’s Lounge”, Contemporary Media and Art, Berlin, Germany, Cinema Scala
February 2008
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“Constructing Reality”
Director’s Lounge, Contemporary Media and Art, Berlin, Germany
February 2008
Opening night’s preview reactions on Case Study:
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More information:
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2007

“The Decision” (premiere) at
“Karaoke Poetry Bar” (catalogue)
1st Biennale of Athens.
November 2007
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“Beta Test” at
“Entr’ acte” (catalogue)
A Short Film Program presented by George Drivas
“Art Athina”, Athens International Art Fair
May-June 2007
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“Beta Test” at
“Demain, dès l´aube – Les jeunes cineastes d’aujourd’hui”, Centre Pompidou/Paris
February 2007
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2006

“Beta Test” at
Moscow International Film Festival (2nd Prize Award)
MediaArtLab Centre for Art and Culture
Russian Cinematographers Union
June 2006
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