Marina Gioti (GR)
Long Distance Call (2020)
Mixed media Installation, Fax, thermal transfer paper, telephone connection
An old fax machine, receiving messages from regions experiencing internet shutdowns, turns into an accidental aggregator of offline stories about digital deprivation unfolding on a roll of thermal paper.
Filmmaker and visual artist born and based in Athens, Greece. Her films and installations have been presented worldwide at festivals, including Berlinale, Toronto, Viennale, CPH:DOX, Transmediale, Donau Festival and museum shows and biennials such the 5th Thessaloniki Biennial, Wroclaw Media Art Biennial and the 1st Anren Biennial in China. In 2017 she was a participating artist at Documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel and a fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany. Through 2019 she worked on the audiovisual project Atlas- A Sound Cartography of Europe, a joint commission by IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, ZKM-Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe and Onassis Stegi.