Annika Eriksson b. 1956
The Great Good Place (2010)
The Great Good Place is a seven minutes video loop that portrays a community of formerly well cared for domesticated cats that have since been abandoned and now live together in a park in Istanbul. The notion of place hinted at in the title refers to the non-defined spaces within a cityscape that temporarily allow for informal living-conditions to exist. Has been exhibited at NON gallery, Istanbul 2011, Krone Gallery, Berlin 2012, Kiev Biennale, curated by David Elliot 2012, Shanghai Biennale, Istanbul part, curated by Defne Ayas, 2012.