Sunday, December 16, 2012

Arktoyros - 20 years of action

20 years of action / 20 photographs of important moments of this difficult effort

metamatic: taf presented the exhibition ARKTOYROS 20 x 20 (Duration: Thursday, November 1 until 24 November 2012).

The environmental organization ARKTOYROS completes 20 years of action for the protection of wildlife and the natural environment, and organized a retrospective exhibition to present significant moments of this difficult journey. Through an expanded presentation featuring 20 photographs from their archive they attempted to communicate to the public the efforts undertaken under adverse social and economic conditions that make even more of these movements.

Notable photographers chosen to express visually the continuous action of the organization during these 20 years, the anxieties of everyday life of the participants but also the landscape beauty. The oldest bear of Europe, a proud wolf, a panoramic view of Nymphaeum while the sun sets, forest paths, one of the pictures that led to the stop of circuses with animals, colorful forest of Rodopi, alpine lakes of Grammos, snowy peaks, a bear rescue mission and other unpublished pictures are just some of the 20 photographs in the exhibition which unfolds Arktouros soul.

Participated: Melina Avgerinou, Loukas Chapsis, Kostas Georgiadis, Lazaros Georgiadis, Nikos Grammenopoulos, Nikos Kanellopoulos, Alexandros Karamanlidis, Giorgos Moutafis, Heleni Niarchou, Voula Papaioannou, Haritakis Papaioannou, Christos Stelios, Kostas Tsakalidis            [ + info

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