Happy New Year from GIANY!
A Shelter for Architecture schedule is now announced
COCOON Competition Results
The Greek Institute of Architects in New York [GIANY] is pleased to announce the results of the COCOON competition.
The jury was thrilled with the evocative proposals and the freshness of the ideas presented. Five equal winning entries and fifteen finalists were selected. All the selected proposals will be exhibited during the event "A Shelter for Architecture" on April 15th at the General Consulate of Greece in New York.
Learn more about the competition results here.
COCOON CALL FOR IDEAS
GIANY presents COCOON,
an open call for ideas which is part of “A Shelter for Architecture”,
an architectural event at the Consulate General of Greece in New York.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016
Elena Kampompasopoulou launched Cement Chemistry, which centers on the unique applicability of concrete as a malleable resource for jewelry design, inspired by raw materiality and geometry.
Natalia Roumelioti’s Wearables featured at the Magic Flute by the Manhattan Opera Studio which took place at Carnegie Hall on Monday December 14th, 2015
Future Library Workshop
Parina Vasilopoulou got invited by Future Library to organize a workshop on the transformation of public libraries through the incorporation of makerspaces and media labs. The workshop took place in Thessaloniki as part of UnConference 2015
GIANY meets Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Fall is in New York, and so is Professor Sarantis Zafeiropoulos who is currently visiting the city with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Please join us this coming Thursday, October 29 at the PARK Chelsea at 7.30 PM for a chat with him, as well as some catching up for the upcoming GIANY events of the season!
Thursday, October 29th 2015
The first edition of the Onassis New York Festival starts this Thursday Oct. 8 through Oct. 11, will be titled “Narcissus Now: The Myth Reimagined,” and will offer over 40 free events, including dance, music, film, visual art, lectures and talks, site-specific installation and a walking tour of Midtown. Most events will take place at the center’s newly renovated space in the Olympic Tower at 645 Fifth Avenue.
2015 IDEAS CITY festival
Jonah Bokaer choreographs and directs the journey of Rivington Migrations in an attempt to activate the route of the 2015 IDEAS CITY festival.
The event will take place on Saturday, May 30th and if you are interested you can volunteer in order to participate. More details here:
Expo 2015 China Pavilion
Expo 2015 China Pavilion
Ivi Diamantopoulou was part of the Studio Link-Arc design team for the Expo 2015 China Pavilion that opened last week in Milan.
Hot to Cold
Hot to Cold
Iannis Kandyliaris, designer at BIG, was the Project Leader for the Exhibition and Catalogue “Hot to Cold” by BIG, at the National Building Museum in Washington DC. The exhibition will run until August 30th.
Residence in Proussos
Elena Kapompasopoulou and Achilleas Kakkavas were commended for their Residence in Proussos, Greece by DOMÉS International Review of Architecture as the “Best First Built Project by a Young Architect of the years 2010-2014”
ONE EVENING EVENT AT IMMERSIVE GALLERY IN WILLIAMSBURG, NY, 132 BEDFORD AVENUE
SATURDAY MAY 2ND, 2015
W E A R A B L E M A T T E R S
is a presentation and exploration on wearable art made by local and international artists. We invite the public to not only observe but participate in the artwork embodiment.
Stefanie Batten Bland
Sylva Dean and Me
Graeme Gerard Halliday
Daniela Mace Rossiter
Robin Barcus Slonina
ntilit & netta sadovsky
Thank you all for coming at the 'GIANY meets GreeceGSD' talk - and thank you GreeceGSD for giving us this opportunity to present GIANY! It was a very interesting and constructive discussion.
Embodied Crafts [Natalia Roumelioti]
Natalia Roumelioti is co-organizing with Catherine Grau a new workshop series on Wearable Sculptures starting March 14th 2015 at Immersive Gallery in Brooklyn.