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Art Pluriverse II Community Science Series on Intangible & Natural Heritage in the Balkans

Iatrosophia. On Folk Medicine and Phytogeography

Artist-Community Synergy

Eirini Vlavianou, Labrini Rizaki & Eparkeia

In the Artist-Community Synergies, artists cooperate with communities who are holders of local knowledge and safeguard intangible heritage practices in the Balkans, co-documenting the┬ácommunity’s knowledge, biocultural memory and history through contemporary art practices.

Eirini Vlavianou and Labrini Rizaki is the selected artist duo of the Art Pluriverse II, cooperating with the community Eparkeia, setting their course of action and working together for 4 weeks. The outcome of the synergy is a research-based artistic documentation of the community through several art notes, records and various creative processes.

Eirini Vlavianou (b. 1994, Athens) is a multidisciplinary artist and researcher. By employing the principles of intake, transformation and exchange, her practice is a search of the self within the ambiguous where languages, symbols and practices are reintroduced in order […]

Eparkeia started as a meeting of people in 2010. Its aim is to create actions to meet the needs of nutrition, housing and creative expression (art). The trigger is made in the context of the action to create a cob […]

Research-based artistic documentation

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