“Embrace Empathy: Exploring the Spectrum of Understanding”: International exhibition of contemporary art at the Vorres museum

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The Vorres Museum is organizing the exhibition of contemporary art “Embrace Empathy”, curated by Olga Daniilopoulou. The exhibition explores the significance of empathy in the arts and its impact on artistic research. It examines how artists, by adopting a more sustainable approach in their practice, can become more resilient against any kind of crisis. The “Embrace Empathy” exhibition explores the role of art as a means of unity and mutual understanding that promotes empathy and resilience.

Twenty-six artists from six countries participate in the exhibition: Yiannis Adamakos, Dimitris Alithinos, Thrassos, Christos Kapralos, Nikos Kessanlis, Nikos Markou, Elias Papaileakis, Lia Petrou, Loukas Samarás, Yiannis Spyropoulos, Dimitris Tzamouranis, Pantelis Chandris, Chryssa from Greece.

Dr. Aleksander Mandzhukov, Venelin Shurelov from Bulgaria.
Giulia Pellegrini, Francesco Pedrini, Leonardo Caffo from Italy.
Margarita Isola, Alva Moca, Veredas Lopez from Spain.
Andreas Savvas, Vicky Pericleous, Dimitris Savvas, Andrea Zachariou from Cyprus.
Ana Pecar and Kaja Rakušček from Slovenia.

Yiannis Adamakos, Insight

The “Embrace Empathy” exhibition is organized within the framework of the Vorres Museum’s participation in the EU co-funded two-year program, EMPACT – “Empathy and Sustainability: The Art of Thinking like a Mountain,” Grant Agreement Number: 101055903 — EMPACT — CREA-CULT-2021-COOP-2.

Ilias Papailiakis, Toy Factory
Alva Moca

This program brought together organizations from seven European countries that thoroughly investigated and studied the theme of empathy and sustainability in the arts through lectures, seminars, workshops, and an artistic program including residencies, exhibitions, and publications.

Co-funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

Dimitris Alithinos


Saturday 30 March 2024 - Wednesday 15 May 2024

Opening: Saturday, March 30th, 2024, 12:00 – 16:00
Visiting Hours: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 – 14:00
Weekdays: By appointment.

Vorres Museum, 1 Parodos Diadochou Konstantinou, Paiania, Attica


General admission: 5€
Artistic workshop: 5€
Reduced: 3€ students, over 65

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