former Public Tobacco Factory - Hellenic Parliament Library and Printing House
A collaboration between the Hellenic Parliament and ΝΕΟΝ
June – December 2021
Curated by Elina Kountouri, Director, ΝΕΟΝ and Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Organised by NEON
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The Hellenic Parliament and NEON are delighted to announce the Cultural Program of Contemporary Art 2021 to be held at the former public Tobacco Factory – Hellenic Parliament Library & Printing House, 218 Lenorman Street.
This collaboration forms part of the series of events scheduled for the anniversary year 2021, to commemorate 200 years since the beginning of the Greek War of Independence.
From June to December 2021 the former Tobacco Factory will host the exhibition Portals organized by NEON and curated by Elina Kountouri, Director, NEON, and Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Portals will investigate the results of revolution and upheaval A total of 40 artists from Greece and abroad – including newly commissioned works – will explore humanity’s new reality through themes such as Movement, the Communal, Connection, and Home.
As part of the collaboration NEON is funding the remodelling of the Tobacco Factory to transform this historic building into a contemporary, cultural and social space that is open to all.
The curators will announce the full program of the exhibition and associated events early in 2021.
former Public Tobacco Factory
Hellenic Parliament Library and Printing House
218 Lenorman St.
104 43, Athens
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