We share with you from our visit to Athens the contemporary group exhibition Eidyllia Odos at the amazing space of the Technopolis City Athens in Gazi. 33 Artists from Greece and abroad are on view till the 6th of March 2022.
The Munchies Art Club went to see the cultural space of the Technopolis City of Athens, Greece, in the trendy up-and-coming Gazi neighborhood.
Here we visited the contemporary art exhibition “Eidyllia Odos” a group show presenting works from 33 Greek and international artists.
Maria Marangou, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Greece, conceived and curated the group show.
For those of you traveling to Greece in the next days, the show remains open until March 6, 2022.
The artists on view present works that converse the present of our past, without nostalgia, through the manipulation of things they use as raw material.
Materials that have always existed since Ancient Greek times, useful in all kinds of ways such as soil, wool, reeds, fabrics, marble, straw, threads, needles and looms.
Nikos Alexiou, Dimitrios Antonitsis, Evgenia Apostolou, Antonis Volanakis, Lynda Benglis, Zoi Gaitanidou, Voula Gounela, Marianna Ignataki, Anestis Ioannou, Ilias Koehn, Thanos Kyriakides (Blind Adam), Kallipi Lemou, Vasiliki Lefkaditi, Eleni Lyra, Despina Meimaroglou, Michalis Michailidis, Efsevia Michailidou, Konstantinos Paleologos, Malvina Panagiotidi, Aggelos Papadimitriou, Raimondos, Dimitiris Redoumis, Adrián Villar Rojas, Efi Spyrou, Danae Stratou, Magda Tammam, Nakis Tastsioglou, Nobuko Tsuchiya, Panos Famelis, Maro Fasouli, Sokratis Fatouros, Despina Flessa, and Pantelis Chandris.
Maria Maragkou, art critic / director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Athens
*Zoe Gaitanidou, Anestis Ioannou, Malvina Panagiotidi, Maro Fasouli and Despoina Flessa with visual arts SNF ARTWORKS
January 18 – March 6 2022
Tuesday – Sunday, 11.00 – 20.00
Technopolis City of Athens, Gazi, Greece
Technopolis city Athens is multi-purpose space, formerly a gas factory that was in use for 130 years from 1857 till around 1910, supplying Athens with electricity and heat.
Now it serves as a place for art and culture in a space of about 30,000 m2
It is located in the Gazi neighborhood, named after the gas factory.
Nearby, just down the road, you can see and visit the prominent Benaki Museum, home to Greek works of art from the ancient to modern, as well as a considerable collection of Asian art.
The Museum hosts exhibitions throughout the year and also maintains a state-of-the-art restoration and conservation workshop.
Technopolis City Athens comprises buildings serving as exhibition spaces, a radio station, concerts, cultural spaces for children, seminars, start-ups, hosting up to 800 events every year, mostly gratuitous.
The areas around the Technopolis are mostly tourist free, the area Gazi and the neighboring Psiri, filled with cafe and restaurants and nightlife to explore.
Check out and read reviews from Trip advisor, Lonely Planet or other platforms of what to see and where to eat.
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