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Sigve Knutson at Carwan Gallery

Working intuitively with hands-on techniques and a wide range of materials, young Norwegian designer Sigve Knutson creates objects that question contemporary mass-produced design. After presenting the critically acclaimed solo project Drawn to Production with Carwan Gallery during Milan Design Week in 2017, Knutson presents a new solo sho...

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Meta: Infusing life into decomposed nature

Most of us us would have swept away autumnal leaves being shed by stubborn indoor plants without a second thought. Kanella Arapoglou thought otherwise, painstakingly embroidering each of them with colourful strands, lending new life to something that was in decay. Her friend, the talented photographer Manos Chatzikonstantis, decided to ca...

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1821 Before and After: Experience a Complete Panorama of Modern Hellenism at the Benaki Museum

With a whopping 1,200 exhibits spread across the 2,500 square metres of the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street site, “1821 Before and After” is the most extensive exhibition ever presented on modern Hellenism. Make a date to see this comprehensive panorama of a pivotal century in Greek history now.   [caption id="attachment_9...

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Why you should make time to see “Reality Check,” an on-site exhibition at the Psychiatric Hospital in Dafni

A bare, raw, deeply personal and disturbing exhibition that we should all make time for. Dr Kostas Prapoglou, who curated the exhibition, prods, probes, provokes, arouses emotions and evokes reactions in directions you may not be willing to examine or anticipate. Make time. Dig deep.   ‘Imagination is the only weapon i...

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The Athens Digital Art Festival opens at the new Museum of Modern Greek Culture

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture, housed in 18 fully restored buildings from the late 19th and early 20th century in the Plaka district, opens its doors to the public for the first time by hosting the Athens Digital Arts Festival. In its 17th edition, the Festival seamlessly ties in the old and the new, by creating a digital village in ...

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An Insight into Artist Adamakos’ world

After an introspective year in isolation, Giannis Adamakos makes a departure from his colour-soaked compositions to seek beauty in shadows and foggy silhouettes in his collection, Insight currently showing at Citronne Gallery. What: Giannis Adamakos, who trained under Dimitris Mytaras and Panayotis Tetsis, presents his new bod...

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Eclipse: The 7th Athens Biennale

  In a world of change and constant evolution, there are always new opportunities to explore the fluidity of the spaces in and around you. Take a moment to delve deeper into your own reality and immerse yourself in art that investigates those issues head-on by visiting the 7th Athens Biennale running until November 28. ...

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