Olga Koumoundouros

Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects


In February 2012, Olga Koumoundouros broke into her neighbour’s abandoned house in east Los Angeles, thinking that she and her partner might squat there while they rented their own home. They were struggling on mortgage payments and feared repossession. Instead, as she became embroiled in the lives of the house’s former occupants, she made art from their discarded belongings and spray-painted a rainbow that wove across the walls of every room. She painted the outside of the house gold, and titled it Notorious Possession (2012). Read the rest of this entry »