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“Boulevard de la Société des Nations”, a.k.a. the Aristotle Axis in Thessaloniki

  • TUE - SUN
    22/05 > 31/07
    11 am - 7 pm

    01/08 > 21/11
    10 am - 6 pm
  • Giardini
  • Admission with ticket

Commissioner: Dimitrios Oikonomou, Deputy Minister of Environment and Energy, in charge of Regional Planning and Urban Environment, Ministry of the Environment & Energy/ Greece (October 2019– January 2021), Efthimios Bakogiannis, Secretary General for Regional Planning and Urban Environment, Ministry of the Environment & Energy/Greece (since February 2021)
Curators/Exhibitors: Nikos Kalogirou, Themistoklis Chatzigiannopoulos, Maria Dousi, Dimitrios Kontaxakis, Sofoklis Kotsopoulos, Dimitrios Thomopoulos


Designing spaces that encourage "living together" requires an understanding of historical, geographical, and cultural particularities. Aristotle axis in Thessaloniki, designed (1918–1921) by Ernest Hébrard, is an expression of European urban design adapted to regional aspects of cultural coexistence between locals and refugees. Today it emerges as an emblematic urban condenser, encompassing the entire social pyramid. It incorporates unique public spaces, encouraging political events, cultural activities, and informal contacts between residents and nomads. Two parallel exhibitions — Venice (a socio–visual part) and Thessaloniki (an analytical–historical part) — communicate through a digital interface

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