Eleni Tsompanidou
25, 26 en 27 maart 2022

A bitter coffee of consolation is a three-day-long living installation by Eleni Tsompanidou, occasioned by the launch of her newest work, Dear transient, a miroloi for you; an artist book publication created in collaboration with Pieter Augustijn.

The publication is a continuation of Eleni's recent project, A Miroloi of Life, a participatory mail exchange around the topic of grief that took place during her residency at ARTisBOOK foundation at the end of 2020.

Taking as a starting point the material of the mail exchange, Eleni, alongside Pieter, created a publication consisting of 100 artist books that aim to function as a platform for the collective exploration of the topic of grief. The book pages are screen-printed, making every copy unique, and the book also includes an interview/discussion between the artist and art historian Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani. 

The installation aims to expand the platform for discussing this very topical issue and as a way to introduce the publication.

Making of "Dear transient, a mioloi for you"

Impression of the three-day-long living installation.

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