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Byzantine and Christian Museum

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Vassilissis Sofias 22
10675 Athens

Map with access to all venues

Photo tour through selected venues:

documenta 14 in Athens, Greece
8 April - 16 July 2017

Artistic Director: Adam Szymczyk
Approx. 200 participants


Benjamin Patterson:
When Elephants Fight, It Is the Frogs That Suffer. 2016–17
A sonic graffiti, sixteen-channel sound installation in the gardens of the Byzantine and Christian Museum.
Bernd Schultheiß (realization) in cooperation with the Nassauische Kunstverein Wiesbaden, E. Gruhn, and B. Patterson

* 1934 Pittsburgh, USA.
+ 2016 Wiesbaden, Germany.


The Byzantine and Christian Museum hosts the national collection of religious art and artifacts from the 3rd to the 20th centuries.

The gardens stretch toward the banks of the ancient Ilissos River, now dry or underground. In the 5th century it was a marshland, called Frog Island.
(From information by d14)


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