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  • Liu Chuang, Bitcoin Mining and Field Recordings of Ethnic Minorities (detail), 2018, three-channel video installation, 
6K video, color, sound, 40 minutes 10 seconds. From “Statecraft (and beyond),” 2022.

    Liu Chuang, Bitcoin Mining and Field Recordings of Ethnic Minorities (detail), 2018, three-channel video installation,
    6K video, color, sound, 40 minutes 10 seconds. From “Statecraft (and beyond),” 2022.

    “Statecraft (and beyond)”

    National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens

    Inaugurating her exhibition program as the newly appointed director at the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST), curator Katerina Gregos’s multifaceted group show “Statecraft (and beyond)” revisited some of the themes she previously explored and even some of the same works that were featured in “The State Is Not a Work of Art” at the Tallinn Art Hall in 2018, conceived with the centennial of Estonian independence in mind. The bicentenary of Greece’s liberation from the Ottoman Empire celebrated last year similarly lent itself to a critical examination of the stuff nation-states are

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