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Plankton, Wonders of Life: Art & Marine Sciences Exhibition

The group exhibition entitled "Plankton: Wonders of life" brings art and marine ecology together.

Participating artists
Ιoanna Αssani, Κatia Varvaki, Yannis Gavalas, Demosthenes Davvetas, Yiannis Dimitrakis, Vassilis Κarakatsanis, Τheofilos Katsipanos, Μaria Κelaidi, Αggelika Κorovessi, Νikos Lagos, Christos Lazarakis, Athina Latinopoulou, Αggeliki Loi, Dimitra Μaltabe, Irini Μatsouki, Eleni Μichalakopoulou, Αntonia Papatzanaki, Helene Pavlopoulou, Vangelis Rinas, Helene Sidiropoulou, Dimitra Skandali, Panagiotis Τanimanides, Αntonis Τriantafillou, Giorgos Τsakiris, Iotoff

Curator-project management: Nina Fragopoulou, Marine Biologist PhD
In collaboration with Athina Latinopoulou, Artist & Dionissia Giakoumi, Art Historian

Gounaropoulos Museum, Athens, Greece: 18 / 4 – 16 / 6 / 2018
Archaeological Museum of Patras, Greece: 14 / 12 / 2018 – 10 / 2 / 2019

Vital and aesthetic value of plankton:
Nina Fragopoulou, fmr.Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Patras

The last wild food on our plate was once plankton:
Constantinos Koutsikopoulos, Professor, Dept. of Biology-Dean of School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras

From Darwin to Matisse, in all the languages of the world:
Constantinos Stergiou, Professor, Dept. of Biology, AUTh, and Director of Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters, HCMR

The jellyfish in Greek waters:
Epaminondas Christou, Research Director, HCMR

Art and ecology: advocating for life:
Dr. Theoni Anastasopoulou-Kapogianni, Dr. of Philosophy, University of Sorbonne

Plankton: wonders of life, guided tour of the exhibition:
Dionissia Giakoumi, Art historian-Curator, G. Gounaropoulos Museum

Program design, Implementation: N. Fragopoulou

The exhibition is under the auspices of the Hellenic Center of Marine Research (HCMR) and the University of Patras.

Electronic copy: the catalogue of the exhibition is available for download, without charge, from the site of Marine Ecology Research Group of Patras University:

Plankton, Wonders of Life: Art & Marine Sciences Exhibition

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