Skitali – Leni Loizou

Leni Loizou/ Process

A video produced under the project Σκυτάλη (skitali) by Leni Loizou - October 2018

The process of realisation from concept to fruition is intriguing because of its personal nature. We rarely have an opportunity to see the process the artist follows to create a work of Art. This video serves as a documentation of just that, the actual, physical process of painting, of taking a blank canvas and turning it to a work of Art.

σκυτάλη (skitali) is an innovative online project that aims to create a video archive able to show and project the progression of an idea. σκυτάλη (skitali), meaning baton, is similar to a relay race; the artist hands over his/her 'work' to the next artist to continue.

The project will create a chain of interrelated videos. All together, these videos form a single narrative. The artist who holds the ‘baton’ can intervene, continue and develop this chain of works. He/she is also the one responsible for choosing the next artist. The artists have two months to create their work.

The project σκυτάλη (skitali) aims to create a platform for video artists all around the world and an archive of those videos. The project does not have any subject/theme restrictions. The videos will reflect the current social, economic and political concerns of the artist.

With the support of the Ministry of Education and Culture