Exhibition – Archeological Museum of Patras – April 26th – May 14th 2017
The Archaeological Museum of Patras will host a photographic exhibition by Thalassini Douma entitled “Journey in the Labyrinth” between April 26th and May 14th, 2017. The opening ceremony will take place on Wednesday, April 26th from 8:00pm.
The exhibition is curated by Nina Fragopoulou, organized by Technohoros art gallery and is part of the events taking place to celebrate 40 years since the establishment of the Department of Geology of the University of Patras. The exhibition is under the auspices of the Department of Geology of the University of Patras and the Italian Institute of Culture of Athens.
The exhibition consists of three series of black and white photography: “Dissolving Travellers”, “Move In” and “Lines”. The first unit was established in Greenland, the second in underground canyon’s in Arizona, and the third in New York. This trilogy is a multilayered journey between desolate landscapes of nature and buildings of the big city and it is analyzed by the art historian and critic Lorenzo Canova.
“…Thalassini Douma, carries out a complex journey that comes to be strong through the intensity of a glance which gets into the vital essence of the places, in order to distill either history, or the concealed meaning that gives life in its presence. Working on the iconography of urban and natural landscape, in a very concentrated way, Douma goes through territories apparently distant and opposed, finding those affinities and concordances that mysteriously connects the icebergs on the sea with the desert dunes, the rocks of the underground canyon’s with the crystal facades of a skyscraper. These recent cycles of Douma’s work could be read as a multi-level journey, where civilization’s absence and presence are viewed as complementary elements of a unique crossing….”
Archaeological museum of Patras
New National Road Partras-Athens 38-40, 26442
Museum’s web site: http://www.ampatron.gr
Opening reception: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017. 8:00pm
Exhibition duration: 26/4 έως 14/5/2017
Opening hours : 08:00 – 20:00 (Mon-Fri)
The admission for the exhibition is free
Exhibition Sponsor: Hellenic Petroleum