Photos from the exhibition of the Young Artists’ workshop in the 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art.

Based on Antonio Gramsci’s “Prison Notebooks” and the concept of “Romance”, 10 artists worked in Yeni Djami for 8 days in the context of the 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art and focused artistically on its multiple readings. Here are some photos mostly from the opening of the exhibition. _Making preparations for the opening. _Virginia Μastrogiannaki and Original Replica having a deep conversation in front of original Replica’ s work. _Spectators watching Antigoni Theodorou’s performance. _Concept and video stills form Virginia Mastrogiannaki’s performance. _Photo from Nicolas Paradiselo ‘s work. _Photos from Sophia Tolika ‘s work. _Concept and photos of Ilias …

Young Artists’ workshop in the 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art.

Taking part in this Young Artists’ workshop has been an extremely interesting and tempting experience for me so far. First of all, the title of the workshop is “Romance” and our approach to the subject should have come from the book of Antonio Gramsci: “Prison Notebooks” (I am very happy that I found it and read it) written between 1929 and 1935, when Gramsi was imprisoned by the Italian Fascist regime. Then, the people who are taking part formed a nicely diverse, creative, dynamic and funny team. We ‘ve laughed alot, discussed with each other and interacted perfectly. Areti Leopolou, …

Making a dummy – Workshop with Eva Voutsaki

Few days ago, I had the chance to make a workshop with a photographer whose work I admire, Eva Voutsaki. The workshop was about making a photo-book (a dummy) from the early stage of collecting and editing photos, to the final stage of designing and finding ways to publish it. These were 3 days full of inspiration, imagination, fantasy, having nice talks and fun with all the people there. I am really glad I did it and feel full of photographic energy!