Exhibitions and events of MOMus_November 2018 – January 2019
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Exhibitions and events of MOMus_November 2018 – January 2019

The Metropolitan Organisation of Museums of Visual Arts of Thessaloniki (MOMus) is in operation since November 5th and its five museums (four in Thessaloniki and one in Athens) are united, submitting the multidisciplinary programme of exhibitions and events up to the beginning of the new year. In the new organization, the State Museum of Contemporary … Continue reading »

International conference “Representing Capitalist Realism: Crisis, Politics and the Visual”
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International conference “Representing Capitalist Realism: Crisis, Politics and the Visual”

International conference “Representing Capitalist Realism: Crisis, Politics and the Visual” at the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography Friday 23 November 2018, 12:00-20:00 and Saturday 24 November 2018, 14:30-20:30 The Thessaloniki Museum pf Photography and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung – Office in Greece organise an international two-day conference titled “Representing Capitalist Realism: Crisis, Politics and the Visual” … Continue reading »

“Constantinople of Jean Pascal Sebah & Polycarpe Joaillier (1890-1900)” in Stuttgart
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“Constantinople of Jean Pascal Sebah & Polycarpe Joaillier (1890-1900)” in Stuttgart

Constantinople of Jean Pascal Sebah & Polycarpe Joaillier (1890-1900) from Trikogleion Library of AUTH CURATORS Thodoris Markoglou, Art Historian – Curator, State Museum of Contemporary Art Antonis Saragiotis, Art Historian, Central Library of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Maria Farmaki, Archaeologist Opening: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 20:30, Greek Orthodox Church Peter & Paul, Feuerbach Duration: November … Continue reading »

Event prompted by the exhibition ”Dimitris Letsios | A portrait of Volos”
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Event prompted by the exhibition ”Dimitris Letsios | A portrait of Volos”

Folklife & Ethnological Museum of Macedonia Thrace​​ in collaboration with Thessaloniki Museum of Photography presents an event prompted by the exhibition “Dimitris Letsios | A portrait of Volos”, Vilma Hastaoglou – Martinidis, Professor emeritus, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will give a speech about “Volos: how the city profile was shaped”. Furthermore, the band “Anatolika Zitimata”, … Continue reading »

Speech event “Uses of historical photography”
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Speech event “Uses of historical photography”

Giannis Epaminondas (architect, from the Cultural Foundation of National Bank of Greece), Hercules Papaioannou (Director of Thessaloniki Museum of Photography) and Orsalia Eleni Kassaveti (Dr in Cultural Studies at National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Research Fellow at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) participate at the speech event “Uses of historical photography”. Free entrance. Info … Continue reading »

Photobook workshop at the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography
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Photobook workshop at the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography

The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography organises a photobook workshop with photographer Lia Nalbantidou. The workshop’s duration is 20 hours and it will take place at the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November 2018, and on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 December 2018, between 11:00 and 16:00. Participation fee: 75,00 EUR … Continue reading »

Theater meets photography at the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018
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Theater meets photography at the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018

The Thessaloniki Photobiennale 2018 in collaboration with the National Theatre of Northern Greece presents a series of theatrical events prompted by certain exhibitions presented in the context of the festival. See full programme: Nicaragua – Case 315 by Julián Egea. Translation: Lena Fragkopoulou. Directed by: Grigoris Papadopoulos A theatrical event prompted by Susan Meiselas’ work … Continue reading »

An event in honor for the creator of Photosynkyria Aris Georgiou
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An event in honor for the creator of Photosynkyria Aris Georgiou

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale festival, the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography co-organises with the Municipality of Thessaloniki and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art an honorary event dedicated to Aris Georgiou on Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 19:30 at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art. In 1988 the multi-faceted … Continue reading »

Open Call for proposals for the 2nd #SKG Bridges Festival
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Open Call for proposals for the 2nd #SKG Bridges Festival

Open Call for proposals for the 2nd #SKG Bridges Festival Proposal Deadline is the 1st November 2018 #SKG Bridges Uprising Art & Culture Festival was introduced in May 2018. This Cultural Youth Festival, which took place in Thessaloniki, as an initiative of the Social Policies Office of the Prime Minister, was realized through the collaboration … Continue reading »

Free guided tours at the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale’s exhibitions
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Free guided tours at the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale’s exhibitions

The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography organises the programme of guided tours for adults “Routes in PhotoBiennale” to the exhibitions of the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018. The tours are free of charge. Νo reservation is required, however, to ensure the smooth running of the programme, the visiting schedule will be strictly adhered to. For further information please … Continue reading »

Capitalist Realism: Main exhibition of the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018
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Capitalist Realism: Main exhibition of the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018

In this year’s Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018, the central exhibition entitled “Capitalist Realism“, which is structured in two large sections, at the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography and the Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki, is curated by Penelope Petsini, assisted by Fotis Milionis. Capitalist Realism is broadly inspired by the term Mark Fisher introduced in his eponymous … Continue reading »

Historical photography exhibitions in Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018
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Historical photography exhibitions in Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018

Two exhibitions that portray the Greek province and its people on a black and white scale during the 20th century are presented in the Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018, organised by the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography. A portrait of Volos | Dimitris Letsios The unseen aspects of Volos through the lens of Dimitris Letsios are presented in … Continue reading »

Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018: The historic photography festival returns renewed in September!
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Thessaloniki PhotoBiennale 2018: The historic photography festival returns renewed in September!

The Thessaloniki Photobiennale 2018, now in its 23rd edition which marks the 30th anniversary of its founding, presents to the public 21 exhibitions of Greek and international photography, of varying themes and photographic approaches, with the participation of 142 artists from many countries of the world. At this year’s event, the central exhibition entitled Capitalist … Continue reading »