Taka Taka

Panagiotis Panagiotakopoulos

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Panagiotis Panagiotakopoulos (35, GR) aka Taka Taka trained as a professional make-up artist, he studied Art at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, followed up by the MA ArtEZ programme at the Dutch Art Institute. Taka Taka identifies as a professional dragtivist and art-educator who produces performances as director for the House of Hopelezz, Club Church, Amsterdam. Taka Taka is a sister for others, a mother of the drag king house of Løstbois and proud daughter of Jennifer Hopelezz. Taka Taka sees life through the lens of Dragtivism by practising para-educational strategies for the margins of the marginal LGBTQIA ++ community. Taka Taka works yearly with institutes and collectives such as AIDS Fonds, Global Aids Village, Drag Olympic Games, Begging Babes and Superball the Battle of European Drag Houses. In 2017 he started sharing his knowledge and methodologies for gender artistic practices in Dutch art academies.

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