Samos YoungArtists Festival


August 04 | 11.30-14.00 | Art Space Pythagorion

The public program this summer will begin with a workshop about the destruction of the caiques. It will include, among other things, presentations by the art historian Faye Tzanetoulakou and the naval architect Kostas Damianidis.
A film screening of Chris Jordan's film Albatross will follow at Cinema Rex.

Additionally, the Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation — partners of the exhibition — will hold a seminar about their research and actions. Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to researching and defending the biodiversity of the Greek seas and islands, as well as the NE Mediterranean overall.

Faye Tzanetoulakou, art historian, independent curator and critic, and initiator of the project The caiques we hurt, "Caiques: A Journey From Memory to Lethe and back again or How to claim back a waning memory"
Dr. Kostas Damianidis, Architect | PhD in the History of Shipbuilding, President of the Association of Friends of the Aegean Naval
and Maritime Arts Museum
" The repercussions of the EU subsidised destruction
of traditional Greek fishing boats (caiques)".

Presentation by Archipelagos, Institute
of Marine Conservation, partner of the exhibition,
on their marine and environmental protection activities
in the Aegean Sea
Dr. Guido Pietroluongo, Head of Marine Mammals
and Sea Turtles Research, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Environmental impacts and scientific
communication expert
Anastasia Miliou, scientific director, Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation

Conversations will be held in EN & GR. Translation provided.