This image of a delicate seahorse dragging a face mask has been nominated for the Ocean Photography Award 2021. The photo, taken by Greek photographer Photographer Nikos Samaras in the waters of Northern Greece has gone viral this week, drawing much needed attention to the global issue of marine pollution.
The tiny village of Volax rests upon an otherworldly, lunarlike landscape that looks as though it has been pelted with giant, spherical boulders. This unique extraterrestrial surround was appreciated more than 2,000 years ago by the village’s first inhabitants who, inspired by nature, made good use of the phenomenon, building their homes around, between and into the rocks.
Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.
The entire Evzones Collection by Nick Bourdaniotis, a photographic exhibition, can be purchased in a beautifully presented coffee table book that is sure to become the perfect family heirloom.
“Universality and timelessness of the Mahatma’s message is recognised around the world,” tweets Indian External Affairs Minister following the unveiling of Gandhi’s statue in Athens.
The new and refreshed Acropolis Museum welcomes visitors on the day of its birthday from 8 am until 8 pm, with reduced entry (5 euro) to all exhibition areas. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the new thematic presentation “Marathon-Salamis. In traces of myth and history”.
For Greek Australian artist Felicia Aroney, her renowned artistic creations have always been an implicit expression of what lies within. Perhaps that explains why during this past year, a new, very emotive and sentimental body of abstract works was born, quite different to any of her previous collections.
The Ancient Greeks revered their gods in statuary and sculpture and art and Persephone was no exception because of her rare beauty and intensity. The Two Goddesses famously adorned the East Pediment of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis in their “marbl’d immortality” until they were forcibly removed by Lord Elgin and his men, beginning in 1802.
“I want the Greek DNA showcased in this exhibition to trigger pride, acknowledgement and a respect for the modern world’s roots.” Melbourne leg of Nick Bourdaniotis’ “The Evzones Collection” photography exhibition national tour a resounding success.
To experience ‘The Evzones Collection’ Exhibition is to fall in love with the strength, solidarity and mystique that is the Evzones. And with the spiritual, brilliant, creative, artistic, shining light of a legend that is world class photographer, Nick Bourdaniotis. We speak to Nick about his life’s passion of photography, his creative processes, and what inspires him, to find out more about what goes on inside the genius mind of the man behind the lens.