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

Hypatia’s cultural weekend in Voula
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Hypatia’s cultural weekend in Voula

The southern suburbs of Athens aren’t known that much for their cultural interests or activities, however things are changing in that department. The Hypatia Cultural Society of Voula, has been aiming to enhance the cultural awareness and knowledge of the citizens of this region, with its events, exhibitions and publications, and will now be hosting … Continue reading

The Symbolism of today
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The Symbolism of today

THE DIVIDE between artists who still use traditional artistic mediums and those in favour of a more conceptual art, has created two different camps in the art world of today, even in Greece. The former are considered more as craftsmen, criticized for being ‘stuckist’, and bogged down with capturing light effects, creating illusions of reality, … Continue reading

‘New Symbols’ in today’s day and age
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‘New Symbols’ in today’s day and age

SYMBOLISM is a movement which has influenced the whole course of modern and contemporary art, while its roots go back to ancient times. The group of artists known as ARC (Art Revisited Collective), along with some guest artists, have gotten together to create the show ‘New Symbols’, at the Chili Art Gallery in Thissio. This … Continue reading

‘Interstitial Places’ at Fokianou
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‘Interstitial Places’ at Fokianou

CULTURAL EVENTS are starting to rev up in Athens these days, and art exhibitions are back on the agenda. FokiaNou Art Space is therefore pleased to present “Interstitial Places”, a two-person exhibition by Jane Grover and Dimitra Maltabe. In order to allow for social distancing, the opening will take place over two evenings, the 11th … Continue reading