Thursday, 29 July 2010

Α thrilling AIR at a Tower haunted with history!

Artist In Residence at a 1808 historical tower in SE Arcadia

6-16 Αugust 2010,Tsikaliotis Tower, Leonidio.
Workshops, exhibitions, art lectures by:

Angelika Jaekel, Cologne
Kallirroe Katsafana, Sparta
Euagelia Biza, Athens
Eugenia Papadopoulou, Athens
Lea Petrou, Athens

The exhibition is curated by participant Loukia Richards, Athens.

Six visual artists look for fresh inspiration in the treasures of the SE Pelopponesian tradition -- doric dialect, textile art, architecture, dance -- and the unique flora and fauna of the Parnon mountain.
The artists participate in the first Artist In Residence Program of the Municipality of Leonidio, an art project aiming at the promotion of the cultural and ecological heritage of the region.
The artists will work, hold Open Door Days, exhibit their work and give lectures on contemporary art at the Tsikaliotis Tower, an overwhelming 1808 defensive residence, in Leonidio.

For more information, you can visit the website or e-mail:

The event is sponsored by illy cafe
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