Category Archives: INSTALLATION

The Bride (1998)

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The Bride (stripped bare by her bachelors, even), 1998. Multi-channel video installation. Video (Betacam SP/VHS), 90min.
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Seven directors from the fields of theatre, cinema, documentary and television were invited to play a game with three rules. They were each requested to rehearse the phrase “I want you to trust me” with the same actress and produce a film of this interaction. I provided a rehearsal space, a film crew and editing … Continue Reading ››

Leng Tch’e (2002)

Sophia Kosmaoglou Leng Tch’e, 2002 Wood, mirror, 159 x 159 x 14 cm.
Leng Tch’e, 2002
Wood, mirror, 159 x 159 x 14 cm.

 

EXHIBITIONS Sophia Kosmaoglou: The Diamond Body, Ileana Tounta Con/Temporary, Athens. 2002
COURTESY the artist EDITION 1 + … Continue Reading ››

Lovesong (1996)

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Lovesong, 1996. Fuel tank lids, automotive enamels, colour code, dimensions variable (Petrarch 188.9 x 154 cm)
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A study of the emotional interaction between two individuals is charted on a graph, measuring intensity of emotion against time. A specific range of colours is used to indicate the range of emotions experienced throughout the relationship. Each emotion is colour-coded according to the following process: the emotions are arranged in a sequence according to … Continue Reading ››

Trial Separation (1995)

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Trial Separation, 1995. Glass, acrylic, metal, gravel, power filter, heaters, fluorescent lamps, peat, piranha, 167 x 102 x 147 cm. 5th İstanbul Biennial, 1997 - Sophia Kosmaoglou Trial Separation, 1995. Glass, acrylic, metal, gravel, power filter, heaters, fluorescent lamps, peat, piranha, 167 x 102 x 147 cm. 5th İstanbul Biennial, 1997
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A functioning aquarium

Sophia Kosmaoglou, 1996

Sophia Kosmaoglou Trial Separation, 1995. Glass, acrylic, metal, gravel, power filter, heaters, fluorescent lamps, piranha, 167 x 102 x 147 cm. School of Fine Art graduate show 1995. National Gallery, Athens. Trial Separation, 1995. Glass, acrylic, metal, gravel, power filter, heaters, fluorescent lamps, piranha, 167 … Continue Reading ››

Skinner-Box (2000)

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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
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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 ››