Art Projections


The Foundation worked with the State Museum of Contemporary Art, in the context of the parallel events of the 4th Biennale of Contemporary Art and the 54th Thessaloniki International Film Festival to present the “Art Projections”screening programme at the Thessaloniki Cinema Museum – Cinémathèque from 4 to 9 November, 2013. This first pilot collaboration aimed at demonstrating the relations between contemporary visual art and the cinema as well as expanding the target audience of the Thessaloniki Biennale with the Film Festival’s tried and seasoned audience.
Already since the early decades of the 20th century, visual art explored the language and structure of the cinema to interact and either embrace or deconstruct it. The “Art Projections”programme highlighted this relation through a selection of experimental films and videos from the late ‘60s to date, all relating to the Mediterranean as the core theme of the Biennale. Also screened were documentaries on the life and work of artists – one of the areas of interest for our Foundation which has long contributed to the production, maintenance and digitisation of experimental films and the creation of documentaries. The projected films which had been supported by the Foundation were:

The Hours – A Square Film and Thief or Reality
by Antoinetta Angelidis

Unheimlich I: Dialogue secret
by Katerina Thomadaki and Maria Klonaris

Star Tricks
by Dimitris Kozaris

The rape of the Sabine women
by Eve Sussman & The Rufus Corporation

Pavlos. The Artist of the Diaspora
by George Dambassis

I Spend Time With Making: Lucas Samaras
by Tassos Rigopoulos and Joanna Yuen

Stephen Antonakos. A RETROSPECTIVE
by Costas Mazanis

Jannis Kounellis. Frammenti di un diario
by Heinz-Peter Schwerfel

Eleni Boukouri Altamoura – The first Greek woman painter
by Kleoni Flessa

Yannis Moralis
by Stelios Haralambopoulos