Lizzi Bougatsos: "The State of Amerikkka" Reception
Join us for Dikeou Collection’s first presentation of Bougatsos’ The State of Amerikkka (2021). As an ephemeral ice sculpture, this work addresses “the violence of the settler state and the resources taken from the indigenous people of this country to capitalize on the sacred tobacco plant for industry.” — Lizzi Bougatsos
Lizzi Bougatsos is an internationally recognized experimental musician, lyricist and visual artist who lives and works in New York City. As a vocalist and drummer in the bands Gang Gang Dance, Angelblood, I.U.D, and Actress and visual artist whose practice embodies performance, sculpture, photography and more, Bougatsos embraces creative expression in all its poetic overlays. Her solo exhibition “Idolize the Burn, An Ode to Performance” is on view at TRAMPS New York through March 22, 2023.
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See also Lizzi Bougatsos: “Black is the color of my true love’s hair” on March 20