In Orthodox Greece, epiphany – January 6th – commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan by John the Baptist. In ancient Greece myriad of myths talked about the importance of water and its creatures – gods, nymphs, daemons – for fertility, rejuvenation, forgiveness, but also for oblivion and death. Water rituals were also […]Read More 6 January 2018_Epiphany or Blessing of the Waters
Mit steigenden Mieten in Deutschland fällt vielen Künstlern und Kreativen das Schaffen und (Über-) Leben sehr schwierig. Wir bieten Dir die Möglichkeit, Dein Projekt in hellen, grossen, zentralen Atelier- und Wohnräumen in Griechenland (Athen und Leonidio) vorzubereiten in Künstlerpreisen. Dazu gibt es Experten-Tips und – wenn erwünscht – sogar die Möglichkeit einer Athen-Ausstellung. Preise für […]Read More (Nicht uralte und) günstige, helle, grosse, zentrale Atelier-/Wohnräume für Künstler+Kreative in GR
Ting Quetzaljo is a jewellery artist from Taipei, Taiwan. She was our Artist In Residence in Athens in September 2017. “The artist residency experience was a very special experience for me. I am enchanted by the way of thinking and the philosophy behind Greek culture, by the history, by the tradition and customs that passed […]Read More Ting: “The purpose of cultivating the self is to return to a mode of existence that is natural, but has been obscured by social conditioning.”
Pictures: H. Schliemann’s house “Palace of Troy” in down town Athens. Loukia and Lieta in Daphni monastery. Loukia in the cave of Hades in Eleusina. Credit: Götz Schauder Götz Schauder is a documentary film script writer and film director from Berlin. He was our Athens Artist In Residence in September 2017 along with jewellery artist […]Read More Götz Schauder: “Never eat in the underworld. Or may be do!” Inside the Gestapo prison of Athens.
EN/DE “I have experienced the city at its fullest and in so short time guided by a person who is knowledgeable in history, mythology and politics; she spoke of her city with verve and love and was so rich in knowledge that when we got home in the evening I was filled with stories and […]Read More Ludwig Menzel: “It was a great pleasure to follow Loukia through Athens.”
Photo: Valeria Geritzen’s solo show during documenta 14 Athens. #ONEARTISTAWEEK Christoph Ziegler and I had the pleasure to co-operate with Valeria twice last summer shortly before and at the very end of documenta14 Athens. Valeria is a multi-talented person, for she is a Berlin based expert on culture and art working in the media sector, […]Read More Valeria Geritzen: “Loukia is a real Athenian who lives in and for the city!”
Pictures: Elfe in Athens. The Asomati church, 11th century. EN/DE I had the pleasure to guide filmmaker Elfe Brandenburger and her two daughters through Athens in early June. One of the daughters liked the city so much that she moved to Athens! Elfe wrote a review on her experience. Here it goes! “The way Loukia […]Read More Elfe Brandenburger, Filmmaker: “Loukia gave us the insider’s view on Athens secret addresses!”