Presentation of Works by Giannis Efstathiadis

Feb 9, 2012

Presentation of Giannis Efstathiadis' "Anthropoi apo lexeis" and "Prosopolatries", in cooperation with Melani Publications....

Giannis Efstathiades / Prosopolatries

Prosopolatries (Personality Cults) is a collection of 27 personal essays on the life and work of artists and writers such as Seferis,Sinopoulos, Carouzos, Dimoula, Daskalopoulos, Papadiamantis, Engonopoulos, Skalkottas, Theophilos, Ganas, and Triantafyllidis.

Anthropoi apo lexeis (Men Made of Words), which borrows its title from the poem by Wallace Stevens, consists of three novels, Epsilon for Eros, The Sardine will Swim in the Can, and Don Juan.  Each novel gravitates around men who are ‘constructed’ of words that are related to each specific theme: love (Epsilon for Eros), intrigue and mystification (The Sardine will Swim in the Can), deterioration of human relations (Don Juan).

 

Speakers:
Achilleas Kyriakidis, author – translator
Dinos Siotis, poet

as well as the author himself
Brief excerpts will be read by the authors:
Haris Vlavianos, Michalis Ganas, Dimitris Kalokyris, Yannis Kontos
Costas Mavroudis, Manolis Pratikakis
and the painter Eleni Kalokyri

Giannis Efstathiadis was born in Athens in 1946. He has published poetry, novels, short essays on music under the pen-name Apikios as well as gastronomic texts. He is also a music producer in State Radio Program - Trito Programma (Third Program).

 

Information

Artist Giannis Efstathiadis
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Melani Publications
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater
Start Date 09/02/2012
End Date 09/02/2012
Starting Time 20:00
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Achilleas Kyriakidis, Dinos Siotis, Haris Vlavianos, Michalis Ganas, Dimitris Kalokyris, Yiannis Kontos, Costas Mavroudis, Manolis Pratikakis, Eleni Kalokyri
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2012/02/10 - 11:03:37

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