Performances

Genetic_memories_performance_georgia_lale_2017

Genetic Memories

GENETIC MEMORIES   The artist connects moles that appear on the sides and exterior of her torso to create direction lines over her stomach in an attempt to map and visualize refugees’ passage over the Aegean Sea with markers. The right flank of the torso...

I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR TO PRESERVE, PROTECT AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO ENSURE THAT MUSLIM REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS ARE GUARANTEED THE SAME RIGHTS I HAVE, AS AN IMMIGRANT, AN ARTIST AND A CITIZEN OF THE WORLD.

Emergence

The “Emergence” public interventions is a piece that intends to address uprising xenophobia and islamophobia in the U.S.A and in Europe. As part of the piece, I am walking in public spaces, wearing a hijab made out of an emergency heat blanket. The emergency heat...

The “Red White and Blue” performance by Georgia Lale addresses the refugee crisis in Europe and how it affects the global politic. The red and blue water that is dripping form the orange life vest symbolizes the thousands of people are keep losing their lives while in the Mediterranean Sea while their trying to reach Europe.

Red White and Blue

The “Red White and Blue” performance addresses the refugee crisis in Europe and how it affects the global politics. The red and blue water that is dripping from the orange life vest symbolizes the thousands of people that are keep losing their lives in the Mediterranean...

#orangevest_brussels_g-lale

#OrangeVest performance in Brussels

Refugee Artists “Replaying” Refugees for an Art Work   “We did it. We walked during almost five hours in the European District in Brussels, wearing the symbolic orange life vests for the #OrangeVest performance by Georgia Lale.” Can you imagine the strange situation…refugee artists “replaying”...

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#OrangeVest performance at DCrally4refugees

DCRally4Refugees was inspired by Americans who traveled to Greece and volunteered directly with refugees fleeing war and violence in Syria and other countries. After bearing witness to the suffering of millions and hearing the voices of fear and intolerance at home, they felt compelled to...

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#OrangeVest at Venice Biennale of Architecture

“Confronting crisis: recent artistic interventions in the public space” project by Angeliki Avgitidou.  Artists, artist groups and collectives have confronted the various fronts of crisis in Greece, over the last years, presenting performances, actions and interventions performed in the public space, which contemplate the refuge...

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#OrangeVest #SafePassage Central Park February 27th 2016

“Greek visual artist Georgia Lale led a team of New Yorkers— as well as Syrian refugees and returning volunteers from the island of Lesvos, in a performance/demonstration around New York on February 27th, the day numerous demonstrations were held throughout Europe for international #SafePassage day.”...

#orangevest_united_nations_georgia_lale

#OrangeVest United Nations December 10th 2015 Human Rights Day

“#OrangeVest” is a commentary on the journey of the Syrian refugees. This art project is about the refugees’ trip between Turkey and Greece while they try to cross the Aegean Sea. It is a participatory performance, a sculpture and a protest. My purpose is to...

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#OrangeVest Brooklyn Bridge November 15th 2015

“#OrangeVest” is a commentary on the journey of the Syrian refugees. This art piece is about the refugees’ trip between Turkey and Greece while they try to cross the Aegean Sea. It is a participatory performance, a sculpture and a protest. My purpose is to...

#orangevest_high_line_georgia_lale

#OrangeVest High Line October 29th 2015

Support the last #OrangeVest Performance: “#OrangeVest” is a commentary on the journey of the Syrian refugees. This art piece is about the refugees’ trip between Turkey and Greece while they try to cross the Aegean Sea. This art piece is a participatory performance, a sculpture...

#orangevest_times_square_georgia_lale

#OrangeVest Times Square October 18th 2015

“#OrangeVest” is a commentary on the journey of the Syrian refugees. This art piece is about the refugees’ trip between Turkey and Greece while they try to cross the Aegean Sea. It is a participatory performance, a sculpture and a protest. My purpose is to...

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#OrangeVest Metropolitan Museum of the Arts October 4th 2015

“#OrangeVest” is a commentary on the journey of the Syrian refugees. This art piece is about the refugees’ trip between Turkey and Greece while they try to cross the Aegean Sea. It is a participatory performance, a sculpture and a protest. My purpose is to...

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IN CRISIS

The performance is a commentary on the financial and moral crisis in Greece.  In 2010, the politician Theodoros Pangalos, made the statement that all people of Greece, himself included, took advantage of public money in order to profit. That was how he explained the uprising...

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Greek Salad-Χωριατικη

This video is dealing with the Greek financial crisis and how the Greek economy and Greece’s agricultural sector are collapsing under mandated austerity measures. Video Link

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At the end of the day

An installation with video and performance on how society is approaching the female body as an object that can be used and thrown away. Video Link

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Lust – Nightmare

Video Link Within a dream, a gigantic siren demonstrates her charm. Her passionate and salacious flesh captivates your body and your psyche. Her wings wish you to take you away, to travel you, to help you to take out from your passable to emotions and...

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Tongues-Rooms 2014

Publications:   Νσυν ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΣ ΤΑ ΝΕΑ/ Πέμπτη 13 Φεβρουαρίου 2014 Τέχνη και κοινωνικό σχόλιο κλείνουν δωμάτια σε ξενοδοχείο … « Και πως μια γυναίκα που «γεννά» μια γλώσσα (φωτογραφία) μπορεί να διαμαρτυρηθεί για τη βία κατά των  γυναικών;» … http://www.tanea.gr/news/culture/article/5085668/texnh-kai-koinwniko-sxolio-kleinoyn-dwmatia-se-ksenodoxeio/#.Uv6bc8HFOwE.facebook   ΕΚΘΕΣΗ Art ΕΦΗΜΕΡΙΔΑ ΤΩΝ...

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Yes

    “Yes” Video 2011 00:01:49 Wanting to show that nothing remains the same if you keep repeating it, I continually and rapidly say the word ναι, which means yes. As I keep saying it, the sound keeps dissolving together with the meaning of the word and...

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Performance Paparouna – Attik

“The Poppy” is an old song by a great Greek composer and songwriter named Kleon Triantafyllou, known with the nickname “Attic”, wrote at 1935. A free translation of the Greek words could go like this : He had seen her dressed full in red He...

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Poppy

“Παπαρούνα, Lale, Poppy” 00:02:50 2011 In this project, I’m eating a poppy flower. This action has a double meaning; the one is that I perceive that flower as a symbol of my sex, so I eat it in a try to understand better my female nature. The other...

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Medea

  1.Red color at the mouth. Red lip stick and liquid that looks like blood. 2.Hand feeding the mouth something red, it looks like flesh but has small deep black seeds. 3.Pregnancy, hands, hung, around the womb. The right hand is soiled red. 4.Show the...

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The Holy Grail

Άγιο δισκοπότηρο Αυτή η performance αναφέρεται στο Άγιο Δισκοπότηρο και την Θεία κοινωνία. Η πρώτη κοινωνία που μεταλαμβάνουμε είναι το σώμα και το αίμα της μητέρας μας όσο μας εγκυμονεί στα σπλάχνα της. Το αποτύπωμα αυτής της κοινωνίας μένει για πάντα, σαν αγιάτρευτη πληγή, πάνω...