Saturday December 11th 2021, 6.30 P.M., Athens, Πολυτεχνείου 8, ΤΟ ΟΧΤΩ space: Art Cloud Greece, an initiative of the Siena Art Institute co-sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, opens its first exhibition.
Eight young Greek artists will be the protagonists of the opening with four contemporary art projects exploring different ways to creatively involve the Athenian communities. The opening event will take place on Saturday from 6.30 to 10.00 P.M. at the ΤΟ ΟΧΤΩ space, and the exhibition will also be open on Sunday from 11,30 to 1 pm and again from 4 to 7 pm. Free entrance, drinks and snacks.Art Cloud Greece is a collaborative initiative committed to creating participatory art projects in dialogue with diverse audiences. From its founding, ACG has a special connection to Italy, as it was founded by a group of Greek alumni of the Siena Art Institute. The Siena Art Institute’s international network of alumni, faculty, and resident artists offers an expansive resource for global collaborations. The initiative is a Siena Art Institute project supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
The four Art Cloud Greece collaborative projects that will be presented at the Saturday exhibition are: Bizarre Phainomena (Fivos Chalkiopoulos & Antonis Douroudis); Stories of the Athenian Stay (Apostolis Tsamertzis & Spiros Anemoyiannis); If you were a food what would you be? (Angelos Sotiriou & Myrto Patramani); Guide to Hive (Iris Bournazou and Kyriakos Papadopoulos). The aim of the four projects was to activate participatory processes through an ongoing series of cultural events and projects during the autumn of 2021, engaging with local and international art communities while developing cultural awareness and social responsibility.Art Cloud Greece welcomes all to its opening event Saturday December 11th 2021, from 6.30 P.M. to 10.00 P.M., at the ΤΟ ΟΧΤΩ space in Πολυτεχνείου 8, Athens. Free entrance, drinks and snacks.