Photography Center of Thessaloniki and artist group TeeToTuM Organize the 2nd International Photo based Mail Art Exhibition Theme: “Monuments”
monument [noun mon-yuh-muh nt] 1. something erected in memory of a person, event, etc., as a building, pillar, or statue: the Washington Monument. 2. any building, megalith, etc., surviving from a past age, and regarded as of historical or archaeological importance. 3. any enduring evidence or notable example of something: a monument to human ingenuity. 4. an exemplar, model, or personification of some abstract quality, especially when considered to be beyond question: a monument of middle-class respectability. 5. an area or a site of interest to the public for its historical significance, great natural beauty, etc., preserved and maintained by a government. 6. a written tribute to a person, especially a posthumous one. 7. Surveying. an object, as a stone shaft, set in the ground to mark the boundaries of real estate or to mark a survey station. Retrieved from: http://dictionary.reference.com/
Concept Description: “Monuments” Monuments of today and of days past. Faraway monuments and familiar ones. Monuments of ugliness and monuments of beauty. Monuments of ours and those of our enemies. Monuments of faith and others of unfaithfulness. Monuments of loyalty and others of treason. Monuments of the personal and the collective memory. Monuments of tomorrow that yet remain unseen.
The works will be for sale and all collected money will be to support a Greek NGO of social solidarity. About Works: 1. We can only accept works based on a photo, or works that deal with the technique of photography, or imply photo as a basic technique, or the use of manipulated photo to produce a new work, or photo collage etc. 2. Maximum size (including the surrounding paper) must not exceed 20cm (8 inches) X 30cm (11 inches) 3. All works will be exhibited at Vlassis Art Gallery (Thessaloniki, Greece) 4. Exhibition Opening: May of 2016 5. You can send more than one work at: Photography Center of Thessaloniki PO Box 50163 Thessaloniki – 54013 Greece Entry Period Deadline: sent your works till 31/3/2016 For more information please contact by email Georgia Grigoriadou at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Angelos Sofianidis at: email@example.com E-invitation and e-catalogue will be sent for all participants.