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Mystery 57 Revisiting the landscapes of Elefsina


Mystery 57 Revisiting the landscapes of Elefsina

Itinerant urban planning workshops by the artistic and research team of French architect and urban planner, Patrick Bouchain,, focus on the city of Elefsina and its inhabitants, in the context of a unique Greek-French collaboration.

From the 14th to the 18th of June, the artistic and scientific team of renowned French architect and urban planner, Patrick Bouchain,returns for one more cycle of the itinerant urban planning workshop “Revisiting the landscapes of Elefsina.” With the participation of the artists, but also of the residents of Elefsina, the workshop aims to showcase the city’s human, industrial and ancient heritage.

The Climbing over Elefsina programme gathers artists from the fields of contemporary dance, contemporary circus and Eastern & Western Mediterranean music, from Greece and France, creating artistic events about public and private space, urban design and the multicultural social fabric of suburban cities. As part of the European Capital of Culture, this important work of research and artistic creation, under the artistic direction of Gaëtan Levêque and Christina Sougioultzi, brings together three Greek artists from the fields of contemporary dance and circus, from the group Ki omos kineitai with five French circus artists and three musicians from Le Plus Petit Cirque du Monde (The Smallest Circus in the World), the famous “danger arts” and international artistic exchange school. The fruit of the first research stage of this collective action is a work in progress, inspired by the inhabitants and the urban landscape of Elefsina and Bagneux, France, which will be presented in the city, in its full form, during the year of the title. Excerpts from its first presentation, which took place in October 2021 in public spaces of Elefsina with rehearsals open to the public.

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The second axis focuses on the Environment, sustainability and wellbeing, seeking new ways to take ownership of the city, and focusing on the need to redefine our relationship with nature and the environment as a prerequisite for sustainable development. The thematic axis Environment comprises the three themes/notions of “Demeter-Mother Earth”, “Persephone” and “Ecoculture Festival”, corresponding to significant features of the relationship between human beings and the environment.
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Mystery 199 Vangelis Tsakos – Thanos Tsingos

From 17 April to 30 May, 2023 Eleusis European Capital of Culture presents Mystery 199 Vangelis Tsakos – Thanos Tsingos, an exhibition – tribute to two great artists of Elefsina, the award-winning photographer Vangelis Tsakos and the internationally acclaimed artist Thanos Tsingos at the Old Town Hall of Elefsina. Photographic and painting works, testimonies, publications, exceptional editions and valuable materials, products of extensive research, describe their history and highlight just a small part of the particularly rich but also unique work of the two artists.

The LANDSHIP diary of TimeCircus in bookstores!

After the landmark arrival of TimeCircus in Elefsina in February 2023 during the Opening Ceremony of 2023 Eleusis, and the construction of ARKOPOLIS—a landmark that has since activated multiple communities in the city—several months later, the time has come for the release of LANDSCHIP, the diary chronicles the entire procession of the Belgian collective from Antwerp to Elefsina.

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