The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography offers its visitors the opportunity to tour the exhibition “Shared Sacred Sites”, following a journey through geographies and communities of shared sacred places by the three monotheistic religions in the Balkans and the Mediterranean, through contemporary photographs and historical material.
The guide tours will take place on Saturday 11/11, 18/11, 2/12 and 16/12, at 12:00, by the exhibition curator Stergios Karavatos and the Head of the Educational Programs of the ThMP, Maria Kokorotsou.
A journey through geographies and communities of shared sacred places
The exhibition at the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography unfolds in eight sections, where three distinct levels of photographic narration, one historic, one purely documentative and one artistic, are interwoven. We travel in regions where geography, history and tradition, social conditions and mixed communities crafted unique examples of cohabitation, of shared sacred sites and practices among groups of different religions.
Photographers of ThMP’s exhibition
Alexandros Avramidis (GR), Yeosf Alraheel (SY), Marios Ververis (GR), Tassos Vrettos (GR), Faraj Chammas (SY), Manuel Çitak (TR), Magali Corouge (FR), Gianni Berengo Gardin (IT) © Contrasto, Harris Georgoussis (GR), Christophe Goussard (FR) © Agence VU, Nele Gülck & Nikolai Antoniadis (DΕ), Robert Jankuloski & Elizabeta Koneska (FYROM), Izzet Keribar (TR), Sara Kuehn (DΕ), Ludovic Maisant (FR) © Getty Images, Jean-Luc Manaud (FR) © Gamma-Rapho-Keystone, Diàna Markosian (AM–US), Cécile Massie (FR), Giorgios Mavrommatis, Aggeliki Rovatsou & Miranda Terzopoulou (GR), Andrea Merli (IT), Ilias Michalakis (GR), Eva Darara (GR), Avraam Pavlidis (GR), Manoël Pénicaud (FR), Paris Petridis (GR), Franck Pourcel (FR), Antonio Pusceddu (IT), Guy Raivitz (IL), Ivo Saglietti (IT), Fanny Sarri (GR), David Sauveur (FR) © Agence VU, Ahikam Seri (IL) © Panos Pictures, Laramie Shubber (UK), Nikoletta Tzianoudaki (GR), Jeff Vanderpool (GR–US)
Curator: Stergios Karavatos
Assistant curator: Danae Tezapsidou
Research: Olga Moutsianou
Scientific consultant: Giorgios Mavrommatis
Thessaloniki Museum of Photography
Warehouse A’, Port of Thessaloniki
T: +30 2310566716
The guided tours will be admission free.
*Photo: Manoël Pénicaud, Icon of “Our Lady that brought down the walls” on the Wall of Separation between Bethlehem and Jerusalem, 2014