Exhibitions, contemporary art events and a dance performance that will sparkle our life during the next weeks.

Summer is over but art is always there to heal our soul. Now that we have returned to our urban landscapes, September brings a big variety of cultural excursions. Our team suggests hand-picked art events according to its own aesthetics, that will take place in Athens, Greece this autumn. You ’ll probably meet us somewhere out there, these events definitely worth a walk!


Exhibition: PORTALS
Location: former Public Tobacco Factory – Hellenic Parliament Library and Printing House
Duration: 11/06/2021 – 31/12/2021

A new cultural space in Athens, represents an outstanding exhibition organised by the Hellenic Parliament and NEON foundation. For the first time, the emblematic building of the former Public Tobacco Factory, as the new modern cultural space of Athens, opens to the public with the international exhibition of contemporary art “Portals / Πύλη”. 59 artists from 27 countries, with different backgrounds, create works using a variety of media – installations, art, sculpture, photography and performance – and develop themes such as Movement, Shared Experience, Connection, Home.

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Exhibition: borderline.athens
Artist: Clémence B. T. D. Barret
Location: Victoria Square Project
Duration: 09/09/2021 – 23/09/2021

The exhibition borderline.athens of the French visual artist Clémence B. T. D. Barret investigates some aspects of the complex female identities and status in Athens. From long intimate processes with Athenian women from various origins, ages and walks of life, the video installation has emerged. borderline.athens is the Athenian chapter of the series of videos “borderline”. It is a question about women status and gender identity with urban women across the world.

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Event: The 7th Athens Biennale “ECLIPSE”
Duration: 24/09/2021 – 28/11/2021

One of the biggest contemporary art events is here again! 7th Athens Biennale ECLIPSE opens on September 24 in a complex of emblematic neigh-boring buildings on the axis of Stadiou and Panepistimiou streets.

The title of the exhibition highlights the increasingly vague perception we have of reality due to a state of constant liquidity we are experiencing today. ECLIPSE seeks to assess the implications of identity, history, and cultural complexity. The 7th Athens Biennale offers an arena to interrogate many of the ideas, queries, concerns, and desires that are frequently not platformed within a Biennial format.

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Dance: Outwitting The Devil – Akram Khan Company
Location: Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Date: 28 September 2021

Οur favorite award-winning “choreographer of the year 2020”, Akram Khan, and his company come to the Odeon of Herodes Atticus with an emblematic production.

Inspired by the newly discovered fragment of the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the world’s earliest surviving great works of literature, Akram’s new work is a concentrated epic about ritual and remembering. In a landscape of broken tablets and fallen idols, its six characters trade their remaining wealth and stories, seeking to make whole the fragments of ancient knowledge lost and forgotten over time.

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