August 26, 2005 - ACTION FIELD “KODRA” - 27th August – 18th September 2005
August 26, 2005

27th August – 18th September 2005

ACTION FIELD KODRA 2005
27 August - 18 September 2005

Kodra former Army Camp, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Greece

It is the fifth consecutive year that the Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Kalamaria organizes this most varied cycle of visual arts events, in the impressive exhibition spaces of the former Kodra Army Camp.

This years events:

Pro_aseis Version IV: 935m_

Curators: Xenia Kalpaktsoglou & Augustine Zenakos

Participating artists: Athanasios Argianas, Antonis Christodoulou, Dora Economou, Dimitris Foutris, Eleni Kamma, Nikos Kanarelis, Dionissis Kavallieratos, Nikos Papadimitriou, Poka-Yio, Hristos Ponis, Eleftheria Roussou, Georgia Sagri, Yorgos Sapountzis, Yiannis Theodoropoulos, Vassilis Vassilakakis, Kostis Velonis.

The exhibition ProTaseis Version IV: 935m is an attempt to establish a space of investigation. Perhaps its most fundamental feature is the decision not to use an a priori description, but to try to offer a chance to detect a certain phenomenon that of a contemporary Greek art scene.
Discussion Panel

Coordinator: George Tzirtzilakis (architect, curator, Professor at the University of Thessaly)

Speakers: Loraine Alimantiri (Gallerist, Gazon Rouge Gallery, Athens), Denis Zacharopoulos (Curator and Art historian), Maria- Thalia Karra (Curator, Locus Athens), Dimitris Konstantinidis (Director, Apollonia, Strasbourg, France), Christoforos Marinos (Art Critic & Independent Curator), Ilias Mykoniatis (Director, Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Centre), Michalis Paparounis (Publisher, Futura Publications & Editor, GAP magazine, Athens), Efi Strousa (Art Critic, Curator, President of AICA HELLAS)
Sunday, 28th August 2005, 10:30 a.m.
Municipal Theatre of Kalamaria Melina Merkouri

The open discussion that is organized in the context of the exhibition ProTaseis – Version IV: 935m_ aims to strengthen the space of investigation offered by the show.
Residencies

Curators: Efi Strousa and Sania Papa

The Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Kalamaria and the Forum for European Artistic Exchanges of Thessaloniki have launched a Residency Program for artists that wish to work in Kalamaria. This years program is ongoing and the work produced during the artists stay will be exhibited in Action Field Kodra 2005.

A4 Project

Curator: Artemis Potamianou

Artist: Joseph Kosuth

Artists from all over the world take part in this project, submitting works on a single sheet of A4 paper. This idea by artist and curator Artemis Potamianou, in collaboration with artistic director Christos Savvidis, begins with the participation of renowned artist Joseph Kosuth.

Transit

Curator: Marta Moriarty

The curator presents Spanish artists whose work she has been able to carry in her suitcase.

RoomsToLet

Fifty three artists, up to thirty years old, and recent art school graduates exhibit latest work.

Video Art Projections

The Athens School of Fine Arts presents a program of video art, organized by Professors Yiorgos Chouliaras and Rena Papaspyrou, Lecturer Zafos Xagoraris, Sculpture Assistant Yannis Melanitis, and Student Representative Yiorgos Koumanidis.

In the context of the video art program, a photography exhibition by Panos Vardakas is also presented.

Also

An installation by the Drama Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Design project by group COR3 (Thanassis Babalis, Tommy Papaioannou and Athina Peletidou).

ACTION FIELD KODRA 2005

PRODUCTION: CULTURAL ORGANIZATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF KALAMARIA
ORGANIZATION: MARIA KENANIDOU

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: CHRISTOS SAVVIDIS (ARTBOX)
COORDINATOR: LYDIA CHATZIIAKOVOU (ARTBOX)

In collaboration with:
ATHENS SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS
THEATRE DEPARTMENT, ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI
FORUM EUROPEAN CULTURAL EXCHANGES
APOLLONIA, Strasbourg, France

For further information:

ArtBOX
Contact Person: Lydia Chatziiakovou
Tel.: 30 2310 224626
Fax: 30 2310 250756
E mail: polor481@otenet.grartbox@hol.gr www.artbox.gr

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