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Demosthenes Agrafiotis


GENOPRIMITIVE


damn
gimpy
super
albano
salty
dodgy
shitty
sly
vagranto
yokaly
stupid
supremo
dirty
musky
slow
swift

yokels
yakels
yokals
yakuls
yekols
yekils
yukols
yikals
yekuls
yakols
yokils
yukels
yekuls
yukyls
yakals
yokols





simplification
folk anthropology
indeterminate geography
schematology

and still the high mountains
and    as the high mountains

                                              on their own scale of time

                                                                                           make shadow the beginning
                                                                                           make color green their fate
                                                                                           make yokels generous
                                                                                           make the semi-yokels greedy
                                                                                           make the non-yokels forgetful




northern slopes of Agrapha Mountains
eastern slopes of misunderstanding
western slopes of ignorance
southern slopes of Pindos Mountains



origin
expectation
perspective interlinking of RNA




percentages of DNA
twice as much
interlinking of RNA




subsistence
subscription
subdivision
substandard
substance
subversion
subway



Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!


Ah!

Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!

Ah!

Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!
Ah!

the
the
the
the
the
the
the


the

the
the
the
the
the
the
the

the

the
the
the
the
the
the
the

Bororos
Pakistanis
Dakota
Massai
Mongols
Mohawk
Kumbos


Vlachs

Sarakatsans
Magnetians
Thessalians
Karagouni
Agraphiotes
Dalidhes
Drolapes

myth of myths

Ainou
Aborigines
Bushmen
Parisians
New Yorkers
Londoners
Athenians

which means





Pounente
Tramountana
Mistral
Garbi

Levante
Ostria
Sirocco
Griego






techno
money
crazy
thieving
cheap
bionic
candy boy
chrono
smooth


pride


motor
golden
porno
deadly
anarchic
filthy
white
mafia
fucking
double
neo
moderno
macro
narrow




hydro
micro
cheap
homeos
iso
horror



of similarity

nympho
spitting
monster
Russo
Creto
Slavos
Turko
farting
faggy
ortho
hetero
homo
euro
pseudo
nano
milking
rain
natal
sea
homeo
loan-o
bonus
hormono
snow
free
incurable

tension


anarcho
zazu
congo
radio
tame
photo
bulgur
moody
utopian
phobo
morpho
pnemono
ethno
contemporo

succession
as long as the duration
of almost all


yakols
yukals
yekils
yokols
yikuls
yukols
yakals
yikels
yokles



of distinction

yekals
yakals
yekyls
yokils
yikals
yukols
yakels
yekols
yekels
yokals
yukils
yekuls
yakils
yikyls

otherness?


yekals
yikuls
yokols
yakuls
yukuls
yokyls


monotony


yekals
yakols
yukols
yakuls
yikils
yukels
yekels
yokols
yikals
yekols
yakils
yokals
yakals
yokyls
yikils
yakels
yekels
yokuls
yakuls
yukuls
youkiels
yeakols
yeokals
yakaels
yokuils
yakuels


tendency

yukuals
yikoils
yeukuels
yeikals
yoikles
yukleus
yakalus
yakulas
yokolus
yekiols
yikilias
yeklas
yukelus
yekials

of generations
of generations
the generations


in short
a tough-yokel
or
a fat-ass-yokel


Pindus/ Alonisos/ Athens
11/08/2012




translation from the Greek
by
Angelos Sakkis




Demosthenes Agrafiotis is active in the fields of poetry/painting/photography/intermedia/ installations and their interactions, with books of poetry and essays, and exhibitions of photography, paintings, drawings and installations, in both Greece and abroad. He has a special interest for the relations between art and new technologies, for multimedia or intermedia projects and also for performances.

His essays are dedicated to analysis of different forms of art as cultural phenomenon. He has participated in different type of artistic activities: publications, small press initiatives and mail - art / alternative - action art projects.

His anthology-formatted magazine ‘Clinamen’ (1980-90), co-published by Erato Publications in Athens (1991-94), has been active for over a decade as an amalgam of Greek poetry and art with work from Europe, Asia and America. 7 artists books were published based on 'Clinamen' (1980-1995). After 1996, ‘Clinamen’ is centered on production of artists books (18). 'Clinamen' on the web (2001-).

www.dagrafiotis.com
www.crisiology.org
 
 
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