By Kostis Velonis (b. 1968)
Developed by Kostis Velonis and Christian Kotzamanis
Life Without Tragedy was commissioned and produced by Onassis Culture and debuted as part of the Onassis Festival 2019: Democracy Is Coming, presented by Onassis USA and The Public Theater. During the festival, the work was located in Astor Place South Plaza and presented in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation’s Art Program and The Village Alliance.
Life Without Tragedy is a generous gift from Onassis USA to Governors Island.