Eva Stefani's work in Art Athina 2007

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Date: 2007

Region: Europe

Subject: Explicit Sexuality

Medium: Film Video

Artist: Eva Stefani

Confronting Bodies: Public Prosecutor; Police; Member of the LAOS party (extreme right)

Dates of Action: Saturday June 3rd, 2007

Location: ART ATHINA 2007 (International art fair, organised from the Greek galleries with the support of the Greek Ministry of Culture and partly funded from the European Union)

Description of Artwork: It was a video depicting a female that was masturbating with the sound of the Greek national Anthem

The Incident: The member of LAOS party complaint and policemen went to the exhibition area, confiscated the artwork and arrested Mihalis Argyrou, the Director of Art Athina.

Results of Incident: The result was that the arrest of the Director of Art Athina and the exibition of the specific artwork ceased to continue.

Source: ww.platformes.com/elxis