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Painting the City: Aesthetics and Politics of a Public Wall

With Olga Migliaressi-Phoca and Inga Meldere, moderated by Denis Maksimov-Gupta, September 27, 19.00 - 21.30. From ancient Mycenaeans to contemporary Athenians, decoration and writing on the walls have been ubiquitous. Murals, inscriptions, paintings, mosaics, graffiti - as well as interpersonal messaging - the medium of inscribing in the public space is vast. By exploring the practices of two visual artists from distant geographies, we will look into engagement with the city's public space in contemporaneity. In the conversation, we will focus on artists' engagement with historical and cultural values through ideographs, symbols and signs from the ancient Mediterranean cultural heritage.
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Painting the City: Aesthetics and Politics of a Public Wall

With Olga Migliaressi-Phoca and Inga Meldere, moderated by Denis Maksimov-Gupta, September 27, 19.00 - 21.30. From ancient Mycenaeans to contemporary...
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Event: ‘The Museum of Aegean Boatbuilding’ – Kostas Damianidis

7 September 2022 at 7PM - hybrid event at FIA (Zitrou 16) and Zoom The Finnish Institute at Athens is...
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Change of staff at the Koroneos Building

Our long-time caretaker of the Koroneos Building Leena Katsantoni retires on 24 June 2022. Arto Penttinen will take over her...
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Inspirations from the Two Countries – Interviewing the TelepART- Artists Walter Götsch and Eirini Tiniakou

First still from the performance 'Dolphin1 meets ANKORITE': Eirini with the log found in the mountain path. “The name of...
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Lectures in Honour of Prof. Robin Hägg by Prof. James Wright: The Archaeological History of the Mycenaean Palace. 4.-5.11.2021.

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Torstaina 13.10. Suomen Ateenan-instituutti järjestää yhdessä kreikkalaisen kirjallisuuden ja kääntämisen spesialistien Martti Leiwon, Laura Ivaskan ja Riikka Pulkkisen kanssa seminaarin nykykreikkalaisen kirjallisuuden kääntämisestä Suomessa. Ohjelman löydät ohesta ja nettisivuiltamme.Voit seurata tilaisuutta Zoomissa tämän linkin kautta: us02web.zoom.us/j/82333525318?pwd=WElKTHo4STRPVEFWdytoYUU1YjM1Zz09Tilaisuuteen voi osallistua myös paikan päällä Ateenassa. Ilmoittauduthan tällöin laittamalla viestiä osoitteeseen edufi@finninstitute.gr. ... See MoreSee Less
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