May 30 – June 30, 2012
Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center – Foundation of the Hellenic World
254 Pireos Str., Tavros, Athens
The Ecosmosis exhibition has opened its doors to the public. The exhibition that will remain open at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Centre until the 30th of June, brings to a close the Against All Odds series of actions and events under the title Ethics / Aesthetics. All AAO activities, including the present exhibition, are organized by the Non-profit Organization 4 Life Strategies.
AAO series of actions and events under the title Ethics/ Aesthetics, comprised of three exhibitions, two international conferences and five academic workshops, as well as, several events that were presented at Benaki Museum in Pireos, the Athens School of Fine Arts exhibition venues and in public spaces around the city of Athens. All activities were organized in cooperation with local and international Universities (New York’s Parsons The New School For Design, Université de Paris 8, the Greek National Technological University of Athens School/School of Architecture, University of Thessaly/Department of Architecture & Athens School of Fine Arts/ Postgraduate Program of Digital Art Media).
The concept of Ecosmosis exhibition is by the architect Lina Stergiou and its creation in collaboration with the digital media artist Maurice Benayoun.
Ecosmosis is a highly original interactive art environment that informs the public about ecological design in both building and landscape architecture by taking into account the climatic and cultural particularities in Greece.
The interactive environment, Osmotic World, is created by reknown digital media artist Maurice Benayoun in cooperation with the inventive interactive arts group THIS.PLAY a.k.a. Antoni Rayzhekoff & Emanuel Andel.
The content of Ecosmosis form eight video projections presenting seven noteworthy ecological design projects in Greece by renowned architecture and landscape design firms:
dARCHstudio Elina Drosou
C.R.E.S. – Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving
elandscape – Ε. Pangalou & Associates, with
Κokkinou + Kourkoulas Αrchitects & Associates
LS/Architecture & Strategies Lina Stergiou
Solon Xenopoulos Eleni Hatzinikolaou Αrchitects
and one video about Recycling Appliances created by the young digital artist Antonis Kourkoulos.
Official Opening: Tuesday, May 29th 2012 at 21:00
Exhibition Opening Hours:
May 30 & 31, 2012
June 1-30, 2012
Monday – Friday: 09:00-16:00
Closed on Saturdays