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When science merges with art, a new kind of blue is born

On Thursday 30 August, 2018 a new colour was introduced to the world – a shade of blue that is believed to be the purest form of the colour. That …

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Adelaide’s month-long celebration of Hellenic cultural returns

Adelaide’s epic Hellenic cultural festival Odyssey returns to the City of Churches next month. Organised by the Greek Orthodox Community of SA Inc. (GOCSA), the month-long festival features an exciting …

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Seeing the world through a bat’s eyes

If you visit the Force of Nature exhibition, opening today at the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, you can’t miss Laki Sideris’ work. Titled Sonar Sight, it is a gigantic photo …

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The most extensive, comprehensive anthology of Modern Greek poetry in English

Greek Canadian, Manolis Aligizakis is a poet of considerable lyrical achievements. Born in Crete, he emigrated to Vancouver in 1973 where he worked in various fields as an iron worker, …

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Multicultural Museums Victoria receives Museums Australia Award for ‘Grandmothers’ exhibition

Multicultural Museums Victoria (MMV) is the recipient of the Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Medium Museums for its inaugural exhibition, ‘Grandmothers’ which launched in May. “Grandmothers’ MMV was a collaborative …

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Ancient Hellenic spirit revived in Melbourne

Despite our arguably increasing tolerance to different forms of artistic expression, a nude photoshoot in an ancient temple is probably not the kind of art you would expect to be …

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Tackling globalisation issues through art

Recognising art’s ability to serve as a tool to create meaningful dialogue, the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is putting on an exhibition to highlight and discuss the various issues …

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Never too late to be an artist

Christine Georgiou has 30 years of experience under her belt as a visual artist and educator. But this time her students are the ones having their spotlight moment. And the …

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Kerrie Theodorikakos, on bridging her Greek Australian identity through art

Kerrie (Kyriaki) Theodorikakos is a fourth generation Greek born outside of her country of origin. She grew up in the heavily populated migrant Greek/Italian suburbs of Coburg and Brunswick, where …

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Antarctica experience via a multi-sensory performance

There’s something about Antarctica that is intriguing. While not on one’s list of usual travel destinations, it is a destination at the forefront of conversations around climate change. Thanks to …