the EL gene, pic with Aposmini Smaragda Xena wearing ancient greek parthenon dresses

the ΕΛ  gene

girls: Aposmini, Smaragda, Xena

34es (EN: Tritotetartes, GR: Τριτοτέταρτες, meaning third/fourth-rate girls)
34es  was a post-punk, post-internet, post-avant-drag queer (the queer queer) project/collective from Katerini, Greece. Formed by Smaragda, Xena, and Aposmini.
[ ... ] tritotetartes have been part of Sound Acts in different forms since its beginning, from appearing in impromptu happenings to staging grotesque TV-show performances. Refusing to be mainstream and take their cues from RuPaul's Drag Race, Tritotetartes do not strive for glamour and flawless entertainment, but rather for decay, the grotesque and the self-referential. Their mixture of monstrous appearances, dark sense of humour, radical anti-nationalist politics and an equal love for trashy greek music and high-brow opera delights as much as alienates.  (by: )
for  full 34es project click the button

CD with Smaragda

all songs by other people / lyrics, concepts and performance by 34es / recorded and produced by filtig / text translations: fouavo, auho, loiza, fil / album pic by smaragda

music videos by 34es

released July 16, 2016

 lyrics available :

Thank you for being with me in this beautiful journey. I hope you’ve enjoyed it. I hope you have been moved in a strong and hard way. At this point, i would like to thank the ministry of culture, education and religious affairs, the minitry of tourism Hondos Center a journey of beauty, radio station CrossFM, the ESPA development fund, the municipality of Katerini, the municipality of Thessaloniki, our Macedonia in general (not the foreign one), the Stavros Niarchos foundation, Documenta 14, the cultural centre ‘Melina Merkouri’, the British Museum, Dionysios Solomos, the patriarchate and patriarchy and of course my beloved Greek expats everywhere. See you again in the next “Cognac with Smaragda” and I leave you with a special treat.

special treat video by Smaragda

picnic with Smaragda, picture in olympus mt. Katerini Greece

Picnic with Smaragda

olympus katerini greece

smaragda and the bear picture in korinos greece

Smaragda and the Bear

korinos homo beach greece

Greek Coffee with Smaragda

You are Hellene, we are all hellenes 
The only nation without toxic waste 
You are Hellene, you're my greek lover 
We have the best olive oil in the world 
Buy me greek food, manaraki 
Take me to bouzoukia and we'll dance syrtaki 
Turkish coffee, Hellene coffee 
Serbian Romanian Bulgarian coffee 
It's all the same, who cares really 
Anyway let's call it post-Ottoman coffee...
(from CD with Smaragda, song Bougatsa)
grexit with smaragda, picture and collage art by smaragda

GREXIT with Smaragda

Voga with Smaragda

funeral with smaragda, katerini landfill greece

funeral with Smaragda

katerini landfill greece

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