The non-profit cultural organization CHEAPART celebrates its 20th anniversary, and is presenting two major exhibitions  accompanied by lectures and discussions on the current role of the artist in Europe, as well as the work of art on…

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It’s all about toys, argues blogger Nikos Papadopoulos, the man behind a photographic project using toys as instruments towards social satire.

Inspired by an incident in which he employed Playmobil pieces to explain something to his young son,…

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Modern Greek literature is sometimes constrained by the greatness of its ancestors, the influence of the classics and the numerous literary genres established by the ancients Greeks. Readers of classic literature around the world would claim to be we…

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Central Europe comes to Athens

Following on from the Balkans and Latin America, it’s the turn of the radical, independent Central European scene to ‘occupy’ the Onassis Cultural Center from November 11 to 29. 

Invited to A…

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Irish author, critic and columnist, Richard Pine has written critical works on Irish playwright Brian Friel and Anglo-Irish novelist Lawrence Durrell. He worked for the Irish national broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann…

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In our weekly Culture Agenda: The Chocolate Factory and Museum comes to Athens,  "Cinethesia" in Syros, Mario Merz at the Cycladi Arct Museum and "Swan Lake" at the Piraeus Municipal Theatre…

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The 56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival(TIFF) opens its gates November 6 to November 15 in Greece’s beautiful waterfront northern city, showcasing once again a selection of new and emerging filmmakers and awards for the best. Wit…

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On October 31, the South as a State of Mind arts journal published the first of a series of special issues on the documenta 14 exhibition. The series will run until the exhibition’s opening in Athens and Kassel in 201…

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Greece is a country with an archipelago of approximately 3,000 islands, 15.000 km coastlines and a very mild climate with sunshine throughout most of the year. The temperature of most Greek seas is about 14-16°C during the coldest winter mon…

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 Greek artist Anna Laskari's artwork "Left of the Parthenon" was chosen to represent Greece at a global art biennial which will take place in Caracas, Venezuela, under the title “First Biennial of South: People in Resistance" fr…

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