Exhibition: Maniera Cypria: Lemesos, Fabula, Historia, Memoria

July 6th, 2012  |  Published in Fine Art

Exhibition: Maniera Cypria: Lemesos, Fabula, Historia, Memoria

Evagoras Lanitis Centre
29 June-12 August 2012

The Municipality of Lemesos (Limassol) in collaboration with the Evagoras and Kathleen Lanitis Foundation, the Department of Antiquities and the Holy Bishopric of Lemesos present the exhibition «Maniera Cypria: Lemesos, Fabula, Historia, Memoria», under the auspices of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Ancient findings, unearthed from Amathus, Pyrgos, Erimi, Episkopi and Kourion, representative works of medieval sgraffito, glazed pottery and byzantine iconography, from the Limassol district (Monagri, Koilani, Pelendri, Amiantos, Arakapas) are set aside and converse with creations by contemporary Cypriot visual artists, which bear and further elaborate on the collective historical, mythological and hagiographical past of the place, drawing on forms and concepts of the Maniera Cypria of the past and giving rise to the Maniera Cypria of today.

The exhibition will be opened by the Minister of Communications and Works Mr Efthymios Flourentzos, on Friday, 29 June 2012, at 8.00 p.m. at the Evagoras Lanitis Centre, Carob Mill, Lemesos.

Curated by Dr. Nadia Anaxagorou, Director of the Cultural Services of the Municipality of Lemesos, the exhibition will host the following visual artists: Angelos Makrides, Helene Black, Nicos Charalambides, Savvas Christodoulides, Andreas Chrysochos, Marianna Constanti, John Corbidge, Christos Foukaras, Theodoulos Gregoriou, Demetrakis Gerokostas, Yiota Ioannidou, Elina Ioannou, Kyriakos Kallis, Lia Lapithi, Maria Loizidou, Antonis Neophytou, Εleni Nikodemou, Lefteris Olympios, Stass Paraskos, Kypros Perdios, Christoforos Savva, Renos Stefani, George Skotinos, Socrates Socratous, Lefteris Tapas, Susan Vargas, Panayiotis Vittis.

A catalogue in Greek and English will be available.

Duration of the exhibition: 29 June-12 August 2012
Tuesday- Sunday 10a.m.-1.00p.m. and 5.00p.m.-9.00p.m.
Closed on Monday

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