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Heroic vs Holistic
Unnatural apparition by Nadja Argyropoulou
(Pentalogy)

Nadja Argyropoulou is a freelance curator, she became the voice of the exhibition Heroic vs Holistic, a supernatural phenomenon captured in a series of videos spontaneously made with the curators Daniela and Linda Dostálková on the volcanic Greek island of Nisyros. The three of them met there in early autumn during the work on the land-art project Haunt in Ægean (initiated by Are).

Nadja Argyropoulou lives in Athens, studied history of art at the University of Essex. She currently collaborates with the DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art in Athens. She curated, for example, Wor(th) ship. Tassos Vrettos, Benaki Museum, Athens (2015–2016); Hell as Pavilion, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2013). As a curator she collaborated on the exhibitions The Marathon Marathon with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Athens (2010); DESTE FASHION COLLECTION: 1 to 8, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art and Benaki Museum, Athens, and many others.

I INTRO
Heroic vs Holistic I, 2017, full HD video, 58 sec

II SOUR GRAPES
Heroic vs Holistic II, 2017, full HD video, 05 min 20 sec

III HEDGEHOGS AND FOXES GET TOGETHER!
Heroic vs Holistic III, 2017, full HD video, 02 min 53 sec

IV THE GOAT INTERMEZZO
Heroic vs Holistic IV, 2017, full HD video, 05 min 20 sec

V THE SOFT
Heroic vs Holistic V, 2017, full HD video, 02 min 18 sec