Lecture and book presentation by Vaclav Macek
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Saturday, October 20th 2012, 20:00

The Athens House of Photography is pleased to host a lecture and book presentation by Professor Vaclav Macek, curator, art historian and director of the Bratislava Month of Photography. The lecture is in collaboration with Ioanna Vasdeki, curator and art historian.

Mr. Macek will talk about the Bratislava Month of Photography, as well as present his seminal work, The History of European Photography, which is the first complete encyclopedia on the history of photography of the 20th century. The History of European Photography (1900-2000) is an international participatory research project of a pan-European size divided into three volumes / periods, volume 1 – 1900-1938, volume 2 – 1939-1969, volume 3 – 1970-2000.

Dr.Nina Kassianou, Historian of Photography, Artistic Director, who wrote the section on Greek photography for Volume I, will also speak.

There will be a 5 euro ticket for the event, free for members and students. After the lecture there will be a reception with drinks and an opportunity to meet with and talk to Mr. Macek. Exclusively and for the first time in Greece, the first volume of the Encyclopedia will be on sale at our bookstore during the event (the cost is 99 euros per volume, and exclusively for that Saturday evening there will be a 10% discount).
Kerameon & Elefsineon 104 37
Metaxourgio Athens (Greece)

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