UNTIL FRIDAY 31 JULY, 2015
Benaki Museum Pireos Annexe
Pireos 138 & Andronikou, 118 54 Athens
Thursday & Sunday 10:00-18:00, Friday & Saturday 10:00-22:00
The European Month of Photography introduces Memory Lab: Photography Challenges History, a joint exhibition that addresses the theme of photographic memory, recalling the painful events and aftermaths of the major conflicts that marked Europe in twentieth century. How contemporary photography provide a version of the past in a dialectic relationship with the present, featuring images of ruins on the landscape, political tensions, implicit violence, power, ideology and vanity. Athens Photo Festival is a member of the European Month of Photography, a network comprised of photography festivals located in eight European capitals (Athens, Berlin, Budapest, Bratislava, Ljubljana, Luxembourg, Paris, Vienna).