Between Sound and Silence – Berlin

Friday, November 14, 2014
Opening of the exhibition
Between Sound and Silence
David Benforado
Hellenic Foundation for Culture
Monbijouplatz 12 (2nd floor), 10178 Berlin.
Duration of the exhibition: until December 5, 2014

The new abstract works by David Benforado with the theme Between Sound and Silence deal with duration of time. The artist uses the concepts of the pause and improvisation in the course of a musical performance. The surfaces of the striking works attain a rich texture as a result of superimposed layers of paint and its repeated removal. The gestural movements are minimized by maintaining only the most essential elements of the composition.
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33rd International Istanbul Book Fair

The road trip of the Greek book continues to the 33rd International Istanbul Book Fair, starting tomorrow November 8 and running through November 11. We will be hosting the Greek stand at the fair, and we invite you to join us Sunday, November 9, at 13:00, for the presentation:
Three Women, Three Poets, which will feature readings of the poetry of Cavafy, Seferis and Varnalis as well as music performed by Taş Plak Kumpanyası. We hope to see you there.

Book Presentation – Venice

Thursday October 30, at 17:00, HFC–Trieste presents the new Modern Greek-Italian Dictionary, published by Zanichelli Publishers.
The presentation will take place in Venice in the Aula Magna of Ateneo Veneto, Campo San Fantin, 1897. This presentation is jointly made between the Ateneo Veneto, The Greek Embassy in Rome, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, and the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies, Venice.

HFC–Nicosia Opening

HFC is pleased to announce the opening of its new branch in Nicosia, Cyprus on October 26, 2014.

The opening will be celebrated with 5 days of cultural events:

October 26 at 20:30: Dance performance by the dance theatre Roës – Keep Greece in Your Soul – at the Strovolos Municipal Theatre.

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Alekos Levidis – Berlin

HFC–Berlin is currently showing the work of Alekos Levidis, a painter born in Athens in 1944. Alekos Levidis studied painting in Paris and architecture in Genf. He has had numerous solo and group shows.

Please come by if you are in Berlin. The exhibition is open Monday through Friday: 14:00-20:00 on Mondays and Thursdays, 11:00 to 17:00 the remaining days, until November 7.