LIFE Culture At the Benaki Museum's Pireos Street annex members of the public will be able to take part in a performance.

Performance: The art of existence


Marina Abramovic's upcoming visit to Athens could prove the defining event on this year's Greek cultural calendar. The inspired Serb artist whose entire career has been linked to performance art, is expected in Greece for a joint project with NEON.

LIFE Exhibition

Artist shines a light on the survivors of the Holocaust


The Cervantes Institute in central Athens is hosting an exhibition of photographs by Artemis Alcalay titled “Greek-Jewish Holocaust Survivors: A Visual Narrative.” The display comprises 44 portraits of Greeks who managed to endure the hell that was the Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps in World War II, some of whom are photographed with creations by the artist related to their particular stories.



Varoufakis launches new movement

Greece's former Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis addresses a news conference to introduce the so-called DiEM 25 (Democracy in Europe Movement 2025) at the Volksbuehne theatre in Berlin, on Tuesday. [Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters]