Category Archives: VIDEO

The Bride (1998)

Sophia Kosmaoglou The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min
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What we do in dreams we also do when we are awake: we invent and fabricate the person with whom we associate - and immediately forget we have done so. (Friedrich Nietzsche (1973). Beyond Good and Evil. London: Penguin, p. 101)

Seven directors from the fields of theatre, cinema, documentary and television were invited to play a game with three … Continue Reading ››

The Posers (2005)

Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Greg McLaren)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Greg McLaren and Jaleh Alp)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Jaleh Alp)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Jaleh Alp)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Helen Cerina and Brendan Stapleton)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Helen Cerina and Brendan Stapleton)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Sophia Kosmaoglou)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Gabriella Daris)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Jochelle Perena, Maria Kosmaoglou and Bill Aitchison)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Jochelle Perena and Bill Aitchison)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Jochelle Perena and Maria Kosmaoglou)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Jochelle Perena)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Bill Aitchison and Jochelle Perena)
Sophia Kosmaoglou The Posers, 2005. Performance, 45min, video [Mini DV/DVD], 18min (Gabriella Daris)
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The tableaux vivant was a 19th-century form of entertainment, typically involving the staging of scenes derived from popular paintings and sculpture, or moral and literary themes. In these elaborate stagings, the participants held their postures and expressions for up to twenty minutes. The tableau vivant can be traced to Emma Hamilton’s performances in Italy at the end of the … Continue Reading ››

Skinner-Box (2000)

Sophia Kosmaoglou Skinner-Box, 2000. Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Sophia Kosmaoglou Skinner-Box, 2000. Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Sophia Kosmaoglou Skinner-Box, 2000. Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Sophia Kosmaoglou Skinner-Box, 2000. Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Sophia Kosmaoglou Skinner-Box, 2000. Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Skinner-Box, 2000 (film still). Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Skinner-Box, 2000 (film still). Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Skinner-Box, 2000 (film still). Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Skinner-Box, 2000 (film still). Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Skinner-Box, 2000 (film still). Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Skinner-Box, 2000 (film still). Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
Skinner-Box, 2000 (film still). Double laminated spy-glass, spotlights, double time relay switch, DVD players, video projectors, CD players, amplifiers, speakers, 520 x 170 x 760 cm
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…if one puts a creature into a Skinner Box, it will behave as one expects a creature in a Skinner Box to behave (Koestler, Arthur (1975). The Act of Creation. London: Picador, p. 248)

Two spaces of equal size are separated by a sheet of spy-glass. Each space is accessed through a different entrance. At intervals of 17 seconds the … Continue Reading ››