An artist-run space is a gallery space run by artists, thus circumventing the structures of public and private galleries. Artist-run spaces have become realised as an important factor in urban regeneration. This effect was particularly strong in Glasgow, where the city won the accolade 'European Capital of Culture' in 1990, largely due to the large number of artist-run exhibition spaces and galleries.[1] Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist coined the term "The Glasgow Miracle" to describe this. Examples of artist-run spaces include City Racing, BANK, studio1.1, [2] Studio Voltaire, Cubitt and Auto Italia South East in London, Milwaukee's BATHAS Internationale...

Wheel, Schoolbag, Skive


Chrysanthi Koumianaki

Kosmas Nikolaou

Paki Vlassopoulou


game, a cooperation with Create an Accident Platform 


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The artist run space 3137 begins its one-off events and responds to Create an Accident's invitation to create a game.

Being inspired by the Create an Accident's thematic for the season 2012-2013 Myth PhD (play hense destroy), Paki Vlassopoulou, Chrysanthi Koumianaki and Kosmas Nikolaou produce a peculiar happening.

"Wheel, schoolbag, skive" is a game, an attraction escaped from a theme amusement park , distorted from their discussions lately. Product of their childhood decades' illustration, it encounters the way they consider their position opposite to what is happening today; it is one broken system, a switching machine. Otherwise, wheel, schoolbag, skive can be either just a time of amusement or a pause of time.

Photography: Mariza Nikolaou