Nikos Gatsos’s profoundly mysterious and magnetic poem Amorgos, named after a Greek island he never visited and written during the Nazi occupation, is the single work on which his reputation rests. It is a wonderful incantation on the them…

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Aris Katsigiannis is a freelance photographer and filmmaker based in Athens. He specialises in travel photography and film production, as well as corporate film production. He has drawn a lot of attention as of late, after his video "Dreams can&rsquo…

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There is something captivating in the story of two grieving, estranged brothers that go hunting together with their sons in “All The Fires the Fire”, the latest film by Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis. Born with dual Greek/German nationality in…

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The Tower of the Winds (alternatively, Horologion of Andronikos Kyrrhestes) is located in the Roman Agora of Athens, between the areas of Plaka and Monastiraki, and it is considered the first meteorological station in the world. It is an octagonal st…

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Can you think of an area that combines geology with environment, sustainable development, culture and tourism? Well, the answer is Global Geoparks. According to UNESCO -that has developed a Network of such Geoparks- these places are “single, un…

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“My father, thunderstruck, was demanding to know: "But when? This is madness! Impossible." When at last he replaces the receiver in a grand Shakespearean manner - my father has it in the blood - he broke the news to us: Dictatorship. My mother…

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The Plague of Athens (430-426 BCE) stands as a milestone in the development of world historiography; far from being the first case of a widespread or documented epidemic, its particular significance rather stems from the imposing description made by…

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Stavros Kotsireas is an artist with an international background and reputation. He has 37 solo and 81 group exhibitions to his credit, and his works, both paintings and sculptures, can be found in many private, public and corporate collections. His s…

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The Greek Film Archive continues its online screenings through its new digital screen. Its third consecutive programme — a tribute to Greek Experimental/Avant-Garde Cinema, with outstanding films of the genre by Kostas Sfikas, Thanasis Rentzis,…

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For the eighth consecutive year, Platforms Project art fair (14-31 May 2020) presents the work of talented creators from the independent arts scene, aiming to function as an "incubator" for young artists, a site where they can join forces so as to s…

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