Συντάκτης: vickypapageorgiou

Vicky is a foreign language teacher (English, Italian, Greek) with approximately 20 years of experience, mainly with adult learners. She holds an MA in Education (Open University of Cyprus) and an MA in Art (Goldsmiths College, UK) and she has just completed her PGCE in Technology Enhanced Learning at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David for. She studied in Greece, Italy and the UK but also participated in an international project for the McLuhan program in Culture and Technology for the University of Toronto, Canada. Her fields of interest are Technology enhanced learning, Art in ESL, critical thinking, Inquiry Based learning and teaching adults. She is currently based in THESSALONIKI (Greece) working as an Adjunct Lecturer at Metropolitan College.

Stanley Kubrick : The exhibition review

The starting point of Stanley Kubrick’s show, the UK’s first blockbuster show about a film-maker, was an one-point perspective corridor at the Design Museum’s which by no means did it reveal the treasures you were about to be confronted with.

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Re-touching lives through photos : A Lesson Plan

This is a lesson plan and activities I have recently created for a speaking and listening class. It is about a project of Becci Manson, a photo editor, which she initiated when volunteering in Japan after the terrible earthquake and tsunami in 2011, trying to bring positive change to the lives of people stricken by the tsunami.

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Post-it notes vocabulary activity

If you want an easy to prepare activity to teach students some new thematic vocabulary, what you need is some post-it notes (two different colors), pens or markers , a table and a larger piece of paper ( the size of a poster possibly).

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TAKIS at TATE Modern

 

Takis,  described as a “tireless worker of the magnetic fields …”, a master of ‘electromagnetism’, and a successor of Marcel Duchamp, is this year celebrated in London with a large exhibition at TATE Modern, the largest, in fact,  of the artist’s work ever held in the UK. The exhibition, showing works from the 1950s to the early 2000s, including a rarely seen kinetic pendulum sculpture, has received quite a lot of publicity and it has been much expected

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Magnetic Field 9 (Red) , 1961. Acrylic paint on canvas, magnets, metal, cloth, nylon thread180 × 220 × 10 cm. Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne – Centre de création industrielle, Paris © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2019

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4th Conference on Contemporary Greek Film Cultures : Call for papers deadline extension: New abstract deadline

Cultural Neighbourhoods and Co-productions in South East Europe and Beyond

4th Conference on Contemporary Greek Film Cultures

Call for papers deadline extension: New abstract deadline at July 15, 2019.

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Anatomy of Political Melancholy by Virginia Spanaki

In the column Art visits from time to time I am going to welcome reviews by other friends/curators. The first one to write is Virginia Spanaki, a friend and colleague. Below the review in English follows its translation in Greek.

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Anatomy of Political Melancholy

 

February 28th – April 13th, 2019

Curator: Katerina Gregos

Athens Conservatory, event hall Ω2

Organized by Schwarz Foundation

Visiting date: April 12th – 13th, 2019

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6 plenary speakers, 6 interviews (17th ELTA Serbia Conference, 10-11 May 2019)

After Alan Maley’s interview, and under the direction of our chief editor, Milena Tanasijevic, I interviewed 6 plenary speakers for the next ELTA Serbia conference that will take place next May in Belgrade. The speakers are : Beverly Ann ChinMike ShreeveLinda SteyneFiona DalzielAlistair Starling and Matthew Fitzjohn.

The interviews first appeared in the pre-conference issue of ELTA newsletter and can be found here : http://elta.org.rs/2015/09/09/current_issue/

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