At the Edge of Archaelogical Sites

Jan 18, 2010 - Feb 7, 2010

Exhibition by Melinna Kaminari in Elefsina, with photographic narrations and interviews taken at the areas that define the limits between archaeological sites and the modern cities of Athens and Elefsina…

Photo by Melinna Kaminari

The Hellenic American Union, in cooperation with the Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Elefsina, presents a research project conducted by Melinna Kaminari over a period of about 5 years (2003-2008) at the edge of archaeological sites. The ancient city meets the modern one at the boundary of an archaeological site, a place where one can observe the complexity of urban life. The exhibition focuses on the way archaeological sites in Athens and Elefsina are demarcated, protected and preserved by the state, but also on how Greeks today encounter these sites, and treat the remains of their past.

Information

Artist Melinna Kaminari
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Elefsina
Venue "Leonidas Kanellopoulos" Cultural Center (Dragoumi 37, Elefsina coast)
Start Date 18/01/2010
End Date 07/02/2010
Opening Monday, January 18, 2010, 19:30
Gallery Hours/Duration Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00-14:00 & 18:00-22:00. Closed on Monday
Type Exhibition
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2011/07/12 - 10:52:13

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