The Greater Journey

23, July 2008 § Leave a comment

13 September 2008
Canterbury, England

A collaboration between Poet, Peter Abbs and Artist, John Pack

Aegean Center director John Pack’s most recent exhibition will open at the Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, England as part of the multidisciplinary symposium “DIMENSIONS OF PILGRIMAGE: Journey, Meaning and Place” taking place at Canterbury Christ Church University. The exhibition will be in Canterbury for five weeks before touring.

The formal debut of the publication “The Greater Journey: a special artist edition” will take place the evening of the opening along with a reading by Peter Abbs of his poetry that is part of the publication.

Aegean Center / A school of Living Art

23, July 2008 § 2 Comments

Thank you Brianna

Thank you Brianna Privett (’06) and Illustration Friday!

Group Exhibition at the Aegean Center: 11 Friends in Paros (11 Φίλοι στην Πάρο)

15, July 2008 § 2 Comments

The Aegean Center is currently hosting a group exhibition put together by Aegean Center alumna Dimitra Skandali (’98). 11 Friends in Paros (11 Φίλοι στην Πάρο) features the work of various Athens and Thessaloniki based artists, most of whom are currently studying at The Athens School of Fine Arts (Ανωτάτη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών).

Pictured above are charcoal drawings by Aliki Pappa and necklaces by Marilena Korovesi.

Painting, etching, sculpture and installations by Nefeli Soulakelli, Nikos Fotiadis, Eleni Giorgi, Despina Nissiriou, Christos Agelopoulos, Dimitris Katsoudas, Dimitra Skandali, Chrysanthe Libereou and Spiridoula Tsironi.

Through August 3. Open everyday from 11 to 2 and evenings from 7 to 12.

Herron School of Art and Indiana University at the Aegean Center

8, July 2008 § Leave a comment

Indiana University’s Herron School of Art and Design recently completed their three-week long summer course at the Aegean Center. Headed by photography instructor Linda Adele Goodine, and with painting instruction from our own Jun-Pierre Shiozawa (’01), the course culminated in a student exhibition held at our main building. On display was work created in response to their travels in Paros, and included photography, painting, prints, installations, video and mixed media.

Pictured above are Herron students Justin Trap and Aaron Coleman, collaborating on a seven-piece project combining photography and printmaking.

For the fifth consecutive year, the Aegean Center concurrently hosted Indiana University’s anthropology field course “Encountering Modern Greece: Service Learning and Anthropology on the Island of Paros.” Headed by Susan Sutton, Chancellor’s Professor of Anthropology and Associate Dean of IU’s International Programs, the course examines the complexity of modern Greek life through various field activities and service learning projects. For more information on Indiana’s anthropology programs, click here.

From the Archives: 1980s Poster / Brochure

4, July 2008 § Leave a comment

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