AWARDS

• December 2019 Mostra Internacional de Dança - Imagens em Movimento, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
• May- November 2019 Agite y Sirva Screendance Touring Festival, Mexico
• October 2019 Chania Film Festival, Greece
• October 2019 in the frame of the formation - lab « Mener un projet artistique et interdisciplinaire à l’école. A la croisée de la danse et du cinéma: la vidéo-danse, Mayenne Culture, Laval, France
• January 2019 Athens Video Dance Project, Greece
• September 2018 Psarokokalo Athens International Short Film Festival, Greece

FILM CREDITS

creation: Angelos Papadopoulos
narration: Elena Topalidou
performance: Pagona Boulbasakou, Mirto Georgiadi, Dimitra Sotiria Koutsopetrou, Danae Pazirgiannidi, Angelos Papadopoulos
video: Katerina Tsakiri
sound: Giorgos Athanasiou

ABOUT

Angelos Papadopoulos
Born in Athens (1991) Angelos Papadopoulos is a dance artist and director who knows nothing about the camera. Graduated Athens University of Economics & Business and National School of Dance (Athens). Ιn his work, Angelos is particularly interested in identity. Currently, she likes to play physically and verbally with the concepts of the mainstream and the constructed and constructive idea of time. It tries to find their balance through diverse performances. They haven’t found yet how to express what he does for a living and she really enjoys that. It has been creating short films and now they plan to get a Palme d’or when he finds time for her inner self. It’s not confused, just happy. And a little mental-
More about their work you can find on his Vimeo page as her site is under construction.

Katerina Tsakiri
Katerina Tsakiri was born in Athens on March 20th, 1991. She studied Photography and Audiovisual Arts at the Technological Institute of Athens (T.E.I.A.) and at École Supérieure d’Art et de Design d’Orléans,France (I.A.V.) as an Erasmus Student. Currently she is a MFA student of Photography on Valand Academy of University of Gothenburg in Sweden(2019-2021). Her work has exhibited in European photography festivals such as Athens Photo Festival, Circulation(s), Encontros da Imagem and other cities around Greece and France. Four of the first prints of her project “Family Affair” belongs to MOMus' (Metropolitan Organization of Museums of Visual Arts of Thessaloniki) private collection. The projects that she is working on are mainly autobiographical and are approached through a sociological and psychological lens. Self-portraiture and symmetry are the two basic elements of her work so far. At the same time she produces and directs dance films in collaboration with the dance artist and director Angelos Papadopoulos. Their films’ thematics are oriented on how the corporeal behavior is being shaped by social rules.

SYNOPSIS

Νarcissism. Personality development goes through a series of stages. This progression, when completed normally, leads to the formation of a stable person. The whole life of the individual is devoted to the ceaseless seeking of socially acceptable ways of sexual indulgence. It is general consensus that narcissism is tightly connected to the relationship that is formed between the individual and the existing behavioral standards.

Photos are stills taken from the video