Cultural Moscow is Thessaloniki’s guest these days. It brought along a whole series of works and projects from the fields of linguistic and visual art, that will be shown by the Stella Art Foundation in the context of the parallel program of the Second Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Biennale conducted by the State Contemporary Art Museum in cooperation with artBΟΧ.gr | creative arts management, the National Bank’s Educational Foundation, Thessaloniki Archeological Museum and the Thessaloniki Port Authority.
Stella Art Foundation is a non-commercial organization established in Moscow in November 2004 at the initiative of collector Stella Kesaeva. Main purposes of the Foundation include supporting cultural exchanges, promotion of the creative effort of Russian artists and institution of a contemporary art museum in the Russian capital.
The Foundation takes a very dynamic part in all the major international contemporary art events (documenta, Venice Biennale) and cooperates with important museum institutions of different countries (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Ca’ Rezzonico, Venice). It is also implementing an extensive charity program. In the context of its participation in the parallel program of the Second Biennale, the Foundation has already held a successful presentation of the Making Words project of its Moscow Poetry Club, combining visual elements and pure poetry, at the Warehouse # 3 of the city port, and is going to hold, till November 1, an exhibition Subjective Visions with works of 25 Russian artists at the premises of the National Bank’s Educational Foundation. Besides, artist Alexander Djikia will present an in-situ installation inspired by motifs if Cretan-Mycenaean seals at the Thessaloniki Archeological Museum.
Alexander Djikia: City Archeological Museum, Monday: 13.30-20.00, Tuesday -Sunday: 8.00-20.00
Subjective Visions — MIET/Thessaloniki Cultural Center, 108 Vasilissis Olgas Str., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday: 10.00-18.00, Friday: 10.00-14.00 and 18.00-21.00 (on Monday the exhibition is closed).