Summer Photo Exhibition: “My city, Athens…”
Tinos, 10-24 August 2019
The Charitable Organization CARITAS informs you that from August 10 to August 24, 2019, (10.30 – 12.30 and 19.30 – 22.30) the photo works of 28 refugees and asylum seekers, aged between 16 and 41, from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Ukraine, Pakistan and Ghana will be exhibited at the Cultural Center “Saint Antonios” (Pallada Chora Tinos), in the context of the Photo Exhibition “My city, Athens…”.
CARITAS HELLAS has held a three-month Educational Photography Seminar at its Caritas Social Spot, in Neos Kosmos area, Athens. The Seminar was conducted by the photographer teacher Mr. Yiannis Yiannakopoulos.
The Seminar was part of the “METAVASIS Project – Participation, Empowerment and Social Inclusion of Refugees/Migrants in Greece” concerning the support and integration of refugees and migrants in Greek society, funded by the German Foreign Ministry and CARITAS GERMANY. The ultimate purpose of the Seminar was to help eliminate social exclusion by cultivating social skills in an open environment of creative effort and integration through intercultural education.
The theme that the group was asked to photograph was the city where the refugees and asylum seekers live in; the way they experience their new reality and the way they see the architecture of their city. Through the “clicks”, the “photographers of CARITAS HELLAS” share with us their journey, their own thoughts, pictures, moments, through a journey of knowledge and life in the city, through this tour of images, through the soul of human beings who have traveled from very far away and now they are with us.
After the successful photo exhibition in Athens and in Chania, Crete, the journey continues to Tinos. The youth volunteer group “Young Caritas in Action” in collaboration with the local CARITAS “travel” these photos, presenting an alternative view of the refugees. The whole action is part of the international Campaign of CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS, “Share the Journey”.
Participants: Ahmad Jawad Hashimi, Rash Nuertey, Asad Ullah, Kaci Zamoum, Ali Omid Sofizada, Fatemeh Rezaie, Alaa Yakub, Ghorban Pirmohammadi, Mohammad Mohebi, Ahmed Al Majaida, Salman Alizadeh, Bahareh Hosseini, Rashid Alizadeh, Elyas Sharifi, Usman Majid, Kazem Ahmadi, Katerina Lobko, Prawana Nabizada, Sayed Rohullah, Leila Mohammadi, Sara Hosseini, Mustapha Khalfoun, Yasser Sharba, Khatereh Ahmadi, Alatrash Talal Mohammad, Chalil Alizada, Shally El-sherif, Ammar Al-khaffaf.
We are waiting for you!
Group Photography Exhibition: “My city, Athens…”
Exhibition Period: 10-24 August 2019
Inauguration: Friday, 9 August 2019, 21.00
Operating Hours: Daily: 10.30 – 12.30 & 19.30 – 22.30
Location: Cultural Center “Saint Antonios”, Pallada Chora Tinos