Fokianou’s castle of freedom
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Fokianou’s castle of freedom

CONTEMPORARY FREEDOM of expression versus the castle of tradition, at FokiaNou Art, where the group show ‘The Castro’ will open to the public on July 6. This new group show, curated by Mary Cox and Panagiotis Voulgaris, for which participating artists responded to an open call, presents a multifaceted perspective on what freedom and restriction … Continue reading

The link between art and dream
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The link between art and dream

DUE TO the pandemic, many of us have been left dreaming of situations that we would have preferred to have been in, which cannot be realized. Many of our activities were put on hold, and we could only imagine them in our mind’s eye. For the artists among us, however, they often became subject-matter for … Continue reading

Dimitris Lazarou: “Art is the imprint of life”
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Dimitris Lazarou: “Art is the imprint of life”

Stella Sevastopoulos interviews Dimitris Lazarou, α person of many talents, who has organized many exhibitions both online and in real space, whilst also promoting the work of contemporary Greek artists. His online exhibition ‘Woman Evolution 200’, which comprises the work of 113 artists, recently premiered also as a video presentation of the works, accompanied by … Continue reading

Art birds of a feather flock together for Aristophanes
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Art birds of a feather flock together for Aristophanes

THIS SUMMER, the National Theatre of Northern Greece is flying high and very far… Around the globe in fact. Expat Greek artists from around the world have ‘spread their wings’ in order to return to the motherland, via their art and photographic work, which will become part of a parallel event accompanying the staging of … Continue reading

A kaleidoscope of artistic tales: ‘Love and Disaster in Athens’
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A kaleidoscope of artistic tales: ‘Love and Disaster in Athens’

IN THE HEART of Athens, on the 7th floor of a typically grungy inner city block of flats, you will find a real gem of an alternative art space, where contemporaneity of all forms and mediums features in the show ‘Love and Disaster in Athens’ these days. The works of 32 artists were selected after … Continue reading

Expats arts scene of Greece: Those who came, those who left, those in limbo
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Expats arts scene of Greece: Those who came, those who left, those in limbo

Many expats come to Greece to live and work, and some of them have offered so much to the arts scene. I think that especially after the Documenta14 art show, which drew arty people from around the world to Athens, that this city is becoming a kind of Greenwich village, attracting many artists who can … Continue reading