ATHENS - In recognition of the fundamental role of education, the “Art Supports Education – Fulbright Alumni Art Series” initiative fundraises for the Fulbright Scholarship Program through the sale of donated artwork by Fulbright alumni.
Launched in 2009, this year’s series titled "Fulbright POLYMORPHIA,” aims to highlight the diversity (polymorphia) of expression that characterizes the contemporary visual art scene and the arts in general, an element the Fulbright Artist Program firmly supports.
The featured artists’ critical thinking and creative exploration of new or even unconventional approaches, forms and concepts, can activate new perspectives on various social issues from social cohesion to sustainability, offering tools for a better understanding of our contemporary, multicultural/polymorphic and ever-changing world.
"Fulbright Greece has a long tradition offering scholarships to artists, and it seemed natural to tap into our alumni resources to raise funds," said Fulbright Greece Executive Director Artemis Zenetou. "That is the genesis of the grassroots initiative Art Supports Education Fulbright Alumni Art Series," she said.
Participating Artists include Erieta Attali, Dora Economou, Efi Chalikopoulou, Leonidas Chalepas, Titina Chalmatzi, Sofia Dona, Fotis Flevotomos, Elias Kafouros, Pygmalion Karatzas, Diane Katsiaficas, Zoe Keramea, Apostolos Kilessopoulos, Sia Kyriakakos, Pelagia Kyriazi, Maria Letsiou, Ioannis Michalou(di)s, Eleni Mylonas, Dimitris Papaioannou + Marilena Stafylidou, Lambros Papanikolatos, Vangelis Pliarides, Loukia Richards, Fotis Sagonas, Alex Simopoulos, Georgios Taxidis, Antonis Theodoridis, Angeliki Chaido Tsoli, Giorgios Tzinoudis, Costas Varotsos, Nikolas Ventourakis, Adonis Volanakis, Kristina Williamson, Zafos Xagoraris, Yiorgis Yerolymbos, Sotos Zachariadis, Theodoros Zafeiropoulos.
Hosted in collaboration with i-D ProjectArt, The Fulbright Alumni Art Series is comprised of original works, limited edition silkscreens, prints and photographs.
WORDS: Portes Magazine
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