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Lina Tonia: Art & Music

The 5th Art-Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair hosts this year the award-winning composer Lina Tonia. Lina Tonia will present for at the opening her new composition. The work Ana(s)tassis for piano, was written by order of the art institute Ikia Garipis, Mykonos,  for Art Thessaloniki 2021, where it will be presented in the first world performance by Phoebus Filkas.   Lina Tonia is a world-famous Greek composer, with more than 140 compositions

Yannis Fokas – honoured artist

The visual artist and peer professor at ASKT Thessaloniki, Yiannis Fokas, will be honoured at the 5th edition of Art-Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair , 2021.   Opening:  2021, November, 25th

Takis Foundation

We like to introduce Takis Foundation, a research center founded by the Greek sculptor Takis in 1986. Takis bought a 10 acre land in Gerovouno hill, located at the foot of mount Parnitha, Athens. It is a distinct geographic location, 19 meters higher than the Acropolis. Thus in the past it was named “Holy Mountain”. Prompted by the strong magnetic fields of the hill, Takis began the construction of a

Augmented Reality Biennial

Interact with digital works of art in real time using your own smartphone or tablet. The world’s first Augmented Reality Biennial will open on August 22, 2021 in Düsseldorf (with satellite projects in Cologne and Essen). With the help of the “AR Biennale” app, street signs can be scanned.  The NRW-Forum in Düsseldorf is giving this unique project of AR art a prominent platform. From now on, every two years

Dialogue of photography and painting

The exhibition FATA MORGANA at Dettmer art projects, Cologne/Germany, presents works by the artists Monika von Eschenbach and Jana Dettmer. Both are professional artists and successful as well as architect (Eschenbach) and as lawyer (Dettmer). Fata Morgana generally means a phenomenon of reflection, which is suitable to deceive our senses with illusions. It touches the delicate line between reality and imagination. Under this onomatopoeic term, the two artists have come

RECONCILIATION OF VALUES

In cooperation with Artforum Culture Foundation and Winter Stiftung , the project Reconciliation of Values ​​(Versöhnung der Werte) has started under the artistic direction of Heinz Zolper. In a time of irreconcilable disputes and fake news, the project would like to offer a culture platform for social interaction in love and respect. The project Reconciliation of values ​​wants to address consciously emotions and to stimulate thoughts. The project is about recognizing

World AIDS day – is every day

AIDS, Corona and other pandemics can only be defeated together – or never. More than 12 million people worldwide are still and again and again without possible medical HIV treatment. This hits people hard, particularly  in poor countries, the so-called Third World. Corona exacerbates the inadequate supply. It is a sad realization that due to the corona pandemic, the number of almost 700,000 deaths from last year will increase by over

There is no way like humanity

Heinz Zolper is a German artist who has been campaigning for women and gender rights for decades, fundamentally for human rights through the means of art. The  European Artforum Culture Foundation accompanies and supports the artist in his project in cooperation with Winter Foundation Hamburg and other foundations or groups. Respect and human dignity are inalienable values ​​that the society – and therefore every single person – must defend. That’s the

CONSPIRACY THEORIES ON CORONA – A CHALLENGE

Numerous conspiracy theories also circulate in Corona times. What is behind it? Conspiracy theories are a psycho-sociological phenomenon that broadly describes the attempt to explain a state, an event or a development through a conspiracy.  It is suspected, that i.e. a targeted, secret work of a mostly small group of people will detriment a few other people or or (parts of) society . They are generally understood by the public

GREECE IN CRISIS – CHANCE FOR EUROPE

Posted Dec. 2009 Greece is in the focus of interest and the much-discussed crisis reveals reliably: everything is connected with everything. Pythagoras already recognized this. Starting from this realization it becomes clear that Greece can master problems only together with those who are involved. National indebtedness with similar effect as the bankruptcy of the Lehman Brothers is the result of a wrong national consciousness by a system, where profits are

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