The Acropolis, Obama and body paint

Performers who have had their bodies painted stand in formation to depict the face of US President Barack Obama during ‘The Fall of Athens,’ a performance by Swiss artist Dave on Philopappou Hill in Athens yesterday. The ceremony was part of the Art Marathon, which will be traveling around the world until December 2050. Dave is planning to create the world’s biggest book, measuring 14 meters by 3 meters, as part of the Art Marathon.