Sunday, December 18, 2011

Athens Photo Festival 2011

Photo-Memories from Athens Photo Festival 2011 in "Technopolis"

The Athens Photo Festival 2011, that took place in autumn having the peak of the events throughout November, forms since 2008, the continuity of the International Photography Month in Athens, an event with a twenty-year history that was the major and oldest Greek institution with large-scale events focusing on the art of photography.

The program of Athens Photo Festival 2011, culminated with the opening of the main exhibition program. Besides the exhibitions, the program consisted of various events such as Athens Photo Inspiration 2011, Photography Nights, Portfolio reviews, Photography as Photography, masterclasses, bookshop, educational programs for children, volunteer’s programs and special tours.

Technopolis is a complex of buildings that covers an area of approximately 30 acres, administered as a cultural venue by the Municipality of Athens.

Technopolis constitutes a live industrial museum of incomparable architecture and one of the most interesting in Europe. It is located in the old Gas factory of Athens, known as "Gazi", next to Keramikos and close to the Acropolis.

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