Arts

Katerina Koskina, EMST

Katerina Koskina is a strong, bright, modern and passionate about her job woman. She is an art historian, a museologist and the Director of the National Museum of Contemporary Art οf Athens. She aims at establishing the museum in the hearts of its visitors as a site for…

Yiorgis Yerolymbos

Yiorgis Yerolymbos was born in Paris, France in 1973. He studied Photography in Athens and Paris, and Architecture in Thessaloniki. MA in Image and Communication in Goldsmiths College, University of London (1998) and PhD in Art and Design from University of Derby (2007). He has…

Poka Yio

Poka Yio is an artist and a performer who through his art aims to express today. His wish is for the paintings he makes and the perfromances that he creates to reflect the year that they were brought to life, thus living a historical heritage.…

Charis Tsevis

Charis Tsevis is an acclaimed designer on an international level. Having walked all the way from artist to entrepreneur, he decided to stay loyal to designing, since this is the great passion of his life. What distinguishes his work is the creative approach of his…

Maria Komninos, Greek Film Museum

At the foyer of the Greek Film Museum headquarters in Athens, the so-called «Tainiothiki tis Ellados», visitors are greeted by a bronze bust of Aglaϊa Mitropoulou (1929-1991), a pioneer in the founding of what has been recently recognised as the sole official film heritage institution…

Lydia Venieri

If she wasn’t an artist, Lydia Venieri could have been a philosopher or a poet. In fact, she has a unique way of combining all these attributes, knowing no boundaries whether she speaks or creates works of art. “What does Greece mean today to an…

Pedro Olalla

Pedro Olalla has an excellent command of the Greek language. In fact, his vocabulary is much richer than that of the average Greek, as is his knowledge of the Greek history and culture. It’s already been three decades since he first got interested in the…

Barbara Terzaki–Pallikari

The weaving art in Crete has been intertwined with the history and tradition of the island since antiquity. Although the way old weavers still work on their looms can be traced back to the Minoan civilisation, in recent decades the practice has been in decline.…

Yiannis Lucacos

Greek chef Yiannis Lucacos gained wide recognition in Greece thanks to his participation in the TV show «Master Chef» as a judge. It was an experience, he says, which helped him expand his potential and delve into new culinary journeys. Prior to that, he recognises…