I SEE - Half a Century of Greek Graphic Designers
March 11, 2005, received from Dimitris Arvanitis
I SEE-Half a Century of Greek Graphic Designers
26 February - 6 March 2005
Athens - Greece
The Association of Greek Graphic Designers ushers in the new year with an exhibition dedicated to visual communication, under the title: ĢI SEE - 50 years of Greek Graphic Designersģ
ĢI SEEģ involves an exhibition of original posters inspired and created by 50 of Greece's most important graphic designers, as well as an inaugural event on the first day. The creative career of these 50 designers covers the chronological period between 1950 and 2000. The aim of ĢI SEEģ exhibition is to emphasize the continuity of Greek Design, bridge the different designer generations through their work and demonstrate the communication and cultural role of the Greek design sector.
The exhibition will take place in the prestigious new Benaki Museum Building (138 Peiraios Street). The event will be in the amphitheater and the posters will be exhibited in one of the Museum halls.
The ĢI SEEģ exhibition will be for nine days, from Saturday 26th February up to and including Sunday 6th March. The inaugural event takes place on the afternoon of 26th February. The exhibition is open to the public and there is no entrance fee to encourage the widest possible attendance.
ĢI SEEģ POSTER EXHIBITION
Half a century of Greek graphic designers, 50 designers who each made their own significant contribution to the mosaic of Greek visual communication. All are invited to make their creative commentary by designing 70cm by 100cm posters to a common theme: the word/concept ĢI SEEģ. The exhibited posters will all be for sale in limited editions up to a maximum of 10 copies. Please note: the Museum will closed between 28th February and 1st march.
ĢI SEEģ Poster exhibits catalogue
A specially designed 120-page quality printed volume (23cm by 30cm/ closed, 4-colour offset/bleed) of all the poster exhibits will be produced. Each designer will have a double page spread dedicated to his poster design and his biography. The catalogue can be purchased in the exhibition hall during the exhibition and afterwards in the Benaki Museum shop, and in selected outlets.
For more information please visit : www.gda.gr
The poster above is from Dimitris Arvanitis.