Press release

Press Release
The Poetry of Memory

Curator:
Eleftherios Ikonomou

Opening: Friday, September 21st 2018
Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque
Arkadiou & V. Hugo st. junction
Contemporary Art Museum of Crete
32 Mesologhiou str., Rethymnon



The Contemporary Art Museum of Crete inaugurated on Friday, September 21st 2018 its new production entitled The Poetry of Memory.  
The exhibition’s title is connected with the issue of memory which is the main subject of the artworks created by the exhibition’s curator, Mr. Eleftherios Ikonomou and 16 more artists.  
The aforementioned exhibition has been organized by courtesy of the Region of Crete.

Both the issue and importance given to memory have been looked into within all scopes of human thought and creation and many philosophers, philologists, therapists and art people have been concerned with this issue. 

Three generations of Greeks are taking part in the exhibition; all of them having travelled and lived for a long period of time in the countries of Northern Europe and mainly in Berlin. After a long-lasting experience and research, these artists went from the process of real facts and fictions, stored it, looked upon the future and created artworks placing a great importance on their present life.

The exhibitions’ artworks are a combination of different trends being expressed through the art of painting, the photographic printings and the installations.

The following mentioned artists will take part in the aforementioned exhibition:
Antonakis (Christodoulou, www.antonakis.org), Blind Adam (Thanos Kyriakides, www.blindadamvision.com), Christina Dimitriadis (www.christinadimitriadis.com), Dionisis Kavallieratos (www.dionisiskavallieratos.com), Giorgos Lagoudianakis  (www.giorgoslagoudianakis.blogspot.gr), Sifis Lykakis (www.sifislykakis.de), Giannis Markopoulos (www.markopoulos.de), David Benforado (www.davisbenforado.com), Christos Bouronikos (www.bouronikos.de), Lila Polenaki (www.lilapolenaki.com), Maria Polyzoidou (www.mariapolyzoidou.com), Vasileia Stylianidou (www.stylianidou.com), Evanthia Tsantila (www.evanthiatsantila.com), Dimitris Tzamouranis  http://www.galeriemichaelhaas.de/de/kuenstler/dimitris-tzamouranis), Panos Famelis (www.panosfamelis.com), Socrates Fatouros (http://facebook.com/socratesfatouros).

For the present exhibition, a bilingual catalogue is available.
The exhibition will last until January 31st 2019. Moreover, guided tours and educational programs will be held.

CONTACT:
CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM OF CRETE
Community Enterprise of the Municipality of Rethymnon
32 Mesologhiou str., 74131, Rethymnon
Τ: +30 28310 52530, F: +30 28310 52689
E-mail: info@cca.gr • http\\:www.cca.gr

The Poetry of Memory
Greek artists living in Berlin
21 September 2018 - 31 January 2019 
Kara Mousha Pasha Mosque
Contemporary Art Museum of Crete, Rethymno