A PARTICIPATORY PORTRAIT OF ATHENS: ΑΘΗΝΑ ΘΕΑ by IANNA ANDREADIS
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A PARTICIPATORY PORTRAIT OF ATHENS: ΑΘΗΝΑ ΘΕΑ by IANNA ANDREADIS

Ianna Andreadis is a Greek artist living in Paris. Few years ago she started on Facebook a collective project called ΑΘΗΝΑ ΘΕΑ with an open call to shot a picture of Athens from a window. This project  builds a collective image of the city starting from many different individual points of view. I started a conversation with Ianna three years ago and I have followed … Continue reading

A MAGNIFICATION OF THE UNKNOWN: ‘SECRETS AND CRISES’ by ZOE HATZIYANNAKI
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A MAGNIFICATION OF THE UNKNOWN: ‘SECRETS AND CRISES’ by ZOE HATZIYANNAKI

Secrets and Crises by Zoe Hatziyannaki is a portrait on the palaces of powers, these institutional buildings in Athens what the power is hold. Her work aims to explore the hidden movements behind the institutional facade opposing two representation methods. The geometry of the orthographic composition of the elevation of the building shows an apparent clearness and stability, something that … Continue reading

THE HIDDEN SPIRAL: ‘CitiesInVisible’ by ANARGYROS DROLAPAS
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THE HIDDEN SPIRAL: ‘CitiesInVisible’ by ANARGYROS DROLAPAS

CitiesInVisible is an e-book about Athens by the photographer Anargyros Drolapas that follows the path traced by Italo Calvino with the book Invisible Cities. A first edition of CitiesInVisible was presented in 2014 at the Visitors Center at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center as part of the Summer Workshop Critical organised by Petros Babasikas and Yorgos Prinos for the Depression Era … Continue reading

DUPLICATION AND NARRATION: ‘POSTERS 1985-1986’ by COSTIS ANTONIADIS
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DUPLICATION AND NARRATION: ‘POSTERS 1985-1986’ by COSTIS ANTONIADIS

In 1986 Costis Antoniadis, a Greek photographer that studied Physics at the Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki and subsequently photography at the Institut Français de la Photographie in Paris, presented a work with the title Posters 1986-1990 at the Photographic Center of Athens. In 1985 Athens was the first city to be European Capital of Culture. In … Continue reading