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Title

re-ma(r)king

2010

Artist

Eugenia Raskopoulos

Czechoslovakia, Australia

14 Jan 1959 –

Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
Alternate image of re-ma(r)king by Eugenia Raskopoulos
  • Details

    Date
    2010
    Media category
    Time-based art
    Materials used
    dual channel digital video, colour, sound
    Dimensions
    duration: 00:05:15 min, aspect ratio 16:9, display dimensions variable
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated inside cover of edition box, silver fibre-tipped pen "Eugenia Raskopoulos 2010".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2019. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    19.2019.a-b
    Copyright
    © Eugenia Raskopoulos

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    Eugenia Raskopoulos

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  • About

    Drawing on her experience of growing up in the Greek diaspora, Eugenia Raskopoulos' work 're-ma(r)king' reflects on how cultural knowledge is transferred across contexts and between generations through objects, rituals and stories. 're-ma(r)king' is focused on two items that belonged to the artist's grandmother, which she animates through performance. On one screen, we see Raskopoulos unraveling a woven doily then winding this into a ball of thread, restoring the crafted object to its material origins. In the other, we see her dripping olive oil from her mouth, then spreading this across the floor with a rolling pin as though preparing pastry. These actions invoke the power of mnemonic triggers, such as taste and touch. A portrait of the artist can be glimpsed in the reflective surface of the oil, partial and provisional, like memory itself.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

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