Miltos Manetas

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Manetas was born in Athens in 1964. When he was 20 he moved to Milan, where he studied at the Brera Academy. In 1996 he moved to New York and began working with videogames, making use of characters such as Lara Croft and SuperMario.
Manetas has held numerous exhibitions worldwide. One of the most important of these was held in the Champs Élysées at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Gagosian Gallery in New York, and the Whitney Biennial. In 2009, Miltos Manetas together with the curator Jan Aman created the first Internet Pavilion at the Venice Biennial. As part of his work he invited ThePirateBay and activists thePiratbyrån to participate in the creation of the first "Embassy of Piracy".

I am gonna copy | Website.

By means of this website Manetas proposes a survey of the theme of author's rights and copyright, directed at artists, architects, designers, writers, curators, a...
Miltos Manetas | Website.

Another impostor website created by Miltos Manetas invites us to share his own attitudes towards artistic transvestism: our mouse becomes a paintbrush, and we become J...
Miltos Manetas | Website.

As part of his repertoire of fake websites and his strategy of disguising himself and appropriating the practices of famous artists, Manetas presents us with his inter...
Miltos Manetas


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