Athens

“Headquarters”

Rebecca Camhi Gallery

In 2003, Andreas Angelidakis presented “Neen World,” reconstructions of buildings that the architect had designed on the Active Worlds platform so that Internet artists belonging to the self-branded Neen group could meet there and chat. The real estate in Active Worlds—as in the newer, more popular Second Life—tends to channel users’ McMansion fantasies; Angelidakis’s pavilions, on the other hand, blatantly disregarded real-world requirements. In this, they were like the sketches of many inventive architects, but unlike their analogues on drafting tables, they actually framed a community’s collective behavior, albeit online. This year, Angelidakis joined Angelo Plessas—another member of the lapsed Neen network, and his partner of ten years—to help build the Angelo Foundation, a project in which Plessas reuses imagery from his Web animations in performances and installations. Now Angelidakis’s

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