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Syntagma Square

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Syntagma Square
10564 Athens

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

Artistic Director: Adam Szymczyk
Approx. 200 participants


Ibrahim Mahama:
Check Point Prosfygika. 1934–2034. 2016–2017
Performance with charcoal sacks, scrap metal, tarpaulin, metal tags, and Henschel train interior leather

* 1987 Tamale, Ghana.


The central square of Athens, in front of the Greek Parliament, is the main place for gatherings, demonstrations, social and political protests.

In several interventions, Ibrahim Mahama and his many helpers have spread and sewed together used old jute sacks that he obtained from traders in exchange for new ones.


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