An exhibition dedicated to the city - timeless mystery 18 May - 31 December 2023Athens International Airport - Art & Culture Exhibition Center Eleusis and its mysteries are revealed at Athens International Airport.Discover them!
International Airport, in collaboration with the 2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture, presents, in the "Art & Culture" exhibition area of the airport, the "ELEVSIS arrival of the Noteworthy", an exhibition dedicated to the city of Eleusis which, from antiquity to today, it continues to constitute a timeless mystery, a Raw Museum. Exhibition duration until December 31, 2023.
The exhibition, curated by Eratos Koutsoudakis, attempts to cover the imaginary and physical distance from the airport to Eleusis, inviting the visitor to discover, through the texts of great thinkers of the European spirit, Albert Camus, Virginia Woolf and Gustave Flaubert, the unseen side of this small but great city.
Eleusis, one of the five sacred cities of antiquity and the course inbirthplace of the great tragic poet Aeschylus, thanks to its natural harbor and its strategic position in the Thriasian Field, just 21 kilometers west of Athens, took over, several times during its coursein time, historical role. From the 19th century onwards, it turned into one of the largest industrial centers of Greece and its image is composed of the human mosaic created by the various communities of origin and together they make up an important part of the city's modern identity.Today, 2023 Elefsis, under the title Mysteries of Transition and as the European Capital of Culture, attempts to mark a new era for Elefsina and its transition to a different development model, which puts its cultural dynamics at the center.
Dates: 18 May to 31 December 2023
Venue: "Art & Culture" Exhibition Hall, Arrivals Level - Exit 1 / Athens International Airport
2020 Elefsis Cultural Capital of Europe
Erato Koutsoudakis, General Artistic Direction 2023 Elefsis
Coordination: Isabella-Dimitra Karoutis, Head of the General Support Department of Artistic Director & Eleni Tebonera, Director of Communication and Marketing Athens International Airport S.A.
Editing - Coordination: Chara - Eleni Mitsotaki, Head of Public Relations & Culture