De Diary

March 2012

  • by Despina Stokou, 29 Mar 2012
    This letter is inspired by all the so called unsolicited proposal emails, everybody, who has even remotely something to do with offering exhibition opportunities, gets by the dozens. I collect these emails, as I am always intrigued by their tone, a rather psychotic split between worship and hate. When I was going...
  • by Despina Stokou, 16 Mar 2012
    I have been thinking a lot lately about this new language, spoken in art openings and events. It is of course English, or Euro English* but it is also more than that. The main characteristic of this language- lets call it PR Language or Art English, is that nothing means what it says. The surface of the sentence (and...

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