Greek Architectural Reality in the '60s
09/11/2002 - 10/11/2002
As part of the side events that are presented on the occasion of the exhibition "Landscapes of Modernization. Greek Architecture, '60s & '90s," organized by the Center of Mediterranean Architecture in Chania, Crete, the Megalo Arsenali venue hosts a two-day Symposium, entitled "Greek Architectural Reality in the '60s through the work of important Architects."
The two-day Symposium starts on the day after the exhibition's opening, on Saturday, November 9. The Symposium "Greek Architectural Reality in the '60s through the work of important Architects," takes place with the participation of twelve in total speakers that analyze and comment on the '60s through the works of the architects of that time.
Among the speakers are the following architects and academics:
Agelos Dimitriou, Panos Dragonas, Matina Kalogerakou, Zissia Kotionis, Elias Konstantopoulos, Kostas Manolidis, Yorgos Panetsos, Lois Papadopoulos, Eleni Tsigante, Yannis Aesopos and CMA's artistic director, Dimitris Antonakakis.
Side events in Chania are also the following:
- Theatre monologue entitled "Do you love Brahms?" (November 11)
- Music performance entitled "License to ride a bicycle" (December 2-3).
The Center of Mediterranean Architecture is the Municipal Cultural institution of the city of Chania, chich was founded in order to bring about several activities that would trigger the interest of the people of Chania, Crete, Greece and the Mediterranean basin in architecture. It also aims to highlight all these architectural characteristics that represent what we call today "Mediterranean identity." These are the elements that come up from the way we create as caretakers of space in the Mediterranean countries.
CMA's aim is also to try to give back to the built environment its value as a work of art and culture. In what concerns architects themselves, CMA aims to encourage research, give further support to the development of architecture and its cultural character.
Greek Ministry of Culture