Current exhibitions

  • Basim Magdy - "Our Shadows Gasped at the Sight of Their Own Multiplying Shadows" Opening Friday 6 June 8pm
    Basim Magdy - "Our Shadows Gasped at the Sight of Their Own Multiplying Shadows" Opening Friday 6 June 8pm

     
    State of Concept is proud to present Basim Magdy's first solo show in Greece.

    Basim Magdy was born in Assiut, Egypt in 1977. Lives in Basel and Cairo. Using a variety of media, he constructs narrative structures that explore the space between reality and fiction's contribution to science, history, culture and the dissemination of knowledge.

     

    Selected shows include 13th Istanbul Biennial; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; Tate Modern Screening Room, La Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Rencontres Internationales, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; MASS MoCa, North Adams 2011; Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel 2009; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Vigo 2008; Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville; Art in General, New York among others. He is the winner of the Abraaj Art Prize, Dubai 2013 and was shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize, Kiev/Venice 2012.

     

    7 June-6 September 2014
    Opening 6 June, 8pm

     

     

    BM The Dent 04 state of concept 2014

    BM The Dent 06 state of concept 2014

    BM The Dent 05 state of concept 2014

    BM The Dent 13 state of concept 2014 

    The Dent, 2014, Super 16mm film transferred to Full HD video. 19 min 02 sec.

    (Commissioned by the Abraaj Group Art prize 2014)

     

     

    BM A 240 Second Analysis of Failure and Hopefulness state of concept

    BM A 240 Second Analysis of Failure and Hopefulness state of concept 2

     A 240 Second Analysis of Failure and Hopefulness (With Coke, Vinegar and Other Tear Gas Remedies),

    2012, 160 color slides and 2 synchronized Kodak slide carousel projectors. 240 sec.