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l’exposition imaginaire

L’exposition imaginaire is an online record of research and curatorials with a focus, although not exclusively, on the influences and representations of Greek mythology and classical history in European art.

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Els Hanappe – – tel. +30 6978 068869  Els Hanappe is an art historian [University of Gent, Belgium] and an exhibition organizer who has been active in the international contemporary art world since 1995.

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January 2010 – July 2012: international contemporary art gallery founded by Els Hanappe and Lazarus Siakos, based in Glyfada in the Southern suburbs of the city of Athens, close to the sea and the marinas.

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22 October – 28 November 2009: TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki: ‘Gamma Delta Epsilon’, group show with the participation of 14 women artists.  

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1 February 2006: conversion of Els Hanappe Underground into u_nderground office for contemporary art, creative office: since June 2006: setup of a permanent non-profit space (ITYS), management of a private collection in Athens (archiving, cataloguing, storing, loans, transport), consultation to … Continue reading

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Els Hanappe Underground

November 2000 – January 2006 November 2000 to January 2006: subsequent international program of exhibitions at Els Hanappe Underground (on an average of 5 to 6 exhibitions/projects per year, and participation in international art fairs) (see separate listing).

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December 1998: Creation and foundation of C3A or Contemporary Art Archive in Athens, a private, non-profit initiative to support young Greek artists by spreading information and establishing contacts abroad. C3A solicited contributions for Manifesta 3 by its artists through a … Continue reading

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The Soap Factory

Autumn 96 – Autumn 97: Restoration of The Soap Factory, Maroussi, Athens, and organization of a number of exhibitions on the premises.

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Autumn 95 – Spring 96:  Assistant at IceBox (owned by Venetia Kapernekas), a contemporary art gallery in Athens that organized 5 exhibitions a year, bringing young and emerging international artists to Greece as well as introducing young Greek artists abroad.  … Continue reading

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