Athens, Greece

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2013

John Karahalios

Elisavet Plaini

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Icon-ostasi: /ˌīkəˈnästəsi/ (from the greek word ikonostasi= a small structure that resembles a church containing an icon. It is usually positioned at the side of a road commemorating an accident or an event).

Temporary or permanent structure placed in spots where an Athenian kiosk used to exist. It has a formal reference to the typicall greek ikonostasi and depicts the kiosk in a smaller scale.

 

«The power of things inheres in the memories they gather up inside them, and also in the vicissitudes of our imagination, and our memory- of this there is no doubt.»

Orhan Pamuk, The Museum of Innocence

Home mag by Athens Voice

issue 26

Summer 2013

p. 42