Artist Video – Roland Korponovics – The Diary of a Bartender & Personal Mythologies

Posted on November 14, 2021 by Stephanie Ballantine

The Diary of a Bartender & Personal Mythologies | 3:21min., 2015

Being one of the bartenders at Jurányi Suterene I drew my dearest guests and colleagues on the walls of the gallery, paraphrasing iconic characters from fine art history. The concept of the exhibition itself was a paraphrase of one of the most successful performances from Jurányi Art Incubators repertory, Pál Göttinger: Diary of a Shop Assistant at a Deli Counter. In the performance that opened the exhibition, I danced on one of the walls, clearing off the faces and stylized grimaces of the consumers. This ‘in your face’ feeling was further elevated by the live music provided by Bélaműhely.