Dress like a Greek
An exhibition of the Benaki Museum at the Athens International Airport
07/07/2021 - 31/12/2021
Schengen & Νοn-Schengen Arrival Corridors
An exhibition project from the Benaki Museum collections, is presented along the routes of incoming passengers in the Athens International Airport, in the form of banners of image compositions with reference to the official Greek costumes introduced by the first Kings of Greece Otto and Amalia. Colored details of costumes in combination with archival photographs from the first years of the Greek state, held at the Benaki Museum Photographic Archives, compose a narrative of aesthetic and educational value regarding 1821 and the post-revolutionary period.