Stefanos Tsivopoulos at a Glance: Revisit Past Work

Greek Pavilion At the 55th Venice Biennale
May 21, 2013 9:32PM

1. Reverse, 2008

In “Reverse” (2008) the integrity of the protagonist’s persona —actor Baki Davrak— is at stake as during his improvised narration personal memories are mixed with excerpts from already played scripts. Cinema roles about Turkish immigrants living in Germany infuse the personal memories of a Germany-born actor of Turkish decadence.  Read more.

2. Untitled (The Remake), 2007

This work was part of the first Athens Biennale (2007). To create this film, Tsivopoulos turned to archive material from the years of the 1967 dictatorship and the early years of Greek State Television. The title highlights the deep roots of contemporary political television discourse in the typology, clichés and ideologies of the dictatorship era. Read more.

3. Lost Monument, 2009

The movie takes upon a controversial monument— a four meter bronze statue of former American president Harry S. Truman. Read more.

Greek Pavilion At the 55th Venice Biennale