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Stefanos Tsivopoulos

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It took a crisis to spark off the next revolution in technology. In 2009, a year after Lehman Brothers’ disastrous crash and its subsequent domino effect on the rest of the financial sector, the Bitcoin was launched. The concept of cryptocurrency, cashless and operating in a peer-to-peer network, had been around for some ten years but until the dawn of the New Great Depression no one had felt the need to explore it in depth. Its stability—the conversion rate has been hovering around $382 per... [more]
It's been one of the most turbulent weeks in the modern history of Greece. The nation's position within the eurozone remains precarious following the results of Sunday's referendum when Greek voters chose to reject the austerity terms of an EU bailout. Their decision follows a week of last minute talks, banks closing their doors, the imposition of capital controls, and non-compliance on the country's IMF payment deadline last Tuesday. The so-called "Grexit,” equally feared and desired by... [more]
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A sense of multiplicity, and even a little duplicity   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Sovay Berriman, Rebecca Birch, Are Blytt, Appau Junior Boakye-Yiadom, Jefford Horrigan, LEONIE LACHLAN, Stefanos Tsivopoulos at The Agency gallery June 8th, 2012 - July 28th, 2012
Posted 6/18/12
Reaching the end of a row of terrace houses on a busy yet unassuming road in South London you are met suddenly by the ominous grey building that is the Agency gallery; “an agency of what?” the passer-by may wonder – well, currently, an agency of subtraction and slippage. The connotation of these terms in relation to our finances may fill us with fear, but this curated group show Representing Nothing attempts to treat these themes as non-negational, so as the movement towards the void becomes a... [more]
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Political Iconography   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Alken, Jana Gunstheimer, Greif & Hennig, Jari Silomäki, Stefanos Tsivopoulos, Nasan Tur at Galerie Jette Rudolph January 16th, 2009 - February 28th, 2009
Posted 2/19/09
        „I am thinking there is a longing by most of us not to start; a similar desire to be on the other side of the discourse (...).” (M. Foucault, The order of Discourse, inaugural lecture of the College de France, 1970) “POIK II”, is a follow-up in terms of content of the group show “Political Iconography I” presented at the gallery Jette Rudolph at the turn of the year 2007/ 08. It is primarily concerned with the current relevance of iconographic and heraldic symbols in contemporary... [more]
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