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Roula Partheniou

Posted by Alex Moshakis,

The banana skin’s cultural role is not confused: it is (and will remain) a standard in physical comedy. Artist Roula Partheniou has now elevated the joke beyond slapstick, to gallery floor, asking viewers to “negotiate it (a to-scale replica) both as an art object and as a safety hazard.” It’s simple, maybe, but it works, as does the rest of her portfolio.

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Posted by Alex Moshakis

Alex originally joined It’s Nice That as a designer but moved into editorial and oversaw the It’s Nice That magazine from Issue Six (July 2011) to Issue Eight (March 2012) before moving on that summer.