In the year 1946, the civil war broke out in Greece, during which, more than 300 000 people had to escape into the socialist countries of the so-called “eastern block”.12 000 sought refuge in the Czechoslovakia. Most of them were placed in the towns and villages in the north-eastern part of the country. There were […]
Photography is one of the most powerful means of expression. Andrea Amado, a young photographer from Spain, felt that analog photography was the best way to share feelings and thoughts. Here is her analog impression of Formentera, an island belonging to the Spanish Balears. She did not need colours to make her pictures alive. The […]
I feel words are often not enough to express what we experience. Sometimes I prefer to communicate through photography. I started to approach it when I was a child and I used to ask my parents to buy me a disposable camera every time I was going to a new place. I love walking randomly […]
During the quarantine we decided to organize a photo contest called “Inside hours” to express and share our feelings through photography. As we can see with the photos of our participants, introspection can create an interesting artistic power. You can vote with a like on our facebook page to select the best pictures which will […]
An interactive photo-project by Michela Sartini During these dark times, some people’s voices might easily disappear. “My (…) Quarantine!” photo-projects aims to give a voice to that person, especially women*, transgender, non-binary, who might find in dangerous situations all over Europe. In order to express their feelings, and in general to understand what they’re going […]
Those historical facts will let you speechless! Let’s check your history knowledge. The popular name “Jessica” was created by playwright William Shakespeare “Jessica”, as it’s currently spelled, was first found in William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice in 1598 where Jessica is the name of Shylock’s daughter. The name is an anglicization of the biblical […]
On the 13th of June, a screening of some of Marco Castelli’s work took place in To Pikap. Marco is an Italian artist from Firenze currently volunteering in Fix in Art as part of the European Voluntary Service program. The money raised during his exhibition, on the theme of migration, went to Οικόπολις, a social […]
After its appearance in Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals, Shooting the Mafia has been presented in 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Battaglia’s story is one of a fierce woman in a dangerous world of men.
Every day, many events happen in Thessaloniki. Some of them end up being a pleasant surprise! ACT volunteer Clément shares some pictures of a graffiti event at the 7PLY festival.
Nowadays, taking a picture is something commonplace. We all have smartphones, different cameras, we add different filters… but do we really know what photography is? And what about black and white photography?