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Greek Visual Art in Beijing: A parallel event

On the occasion of Greece’s participation at the 7th Beijing Biennial of Contemporary Art, the Greek Press and Communication Office in Beijing and the Central Academy of Fine Arts of China organized, on 20 September, a lecture by artist Richard Whitlock on the importance of non-prospectival approach in Byzantine iconography and Chinese art, as well as its modern approaches in photography and video art.

Exhibits from a distant past that fire the imagination is presenting today, an interview with Paul Firos, founder of the Herakleidon Museum in Athens. The Museum is participating in events of the “2017 Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges and Cooperation of Creative Industries", by hosting, from 23 September 2017 to 29 April 2018, the exhibition "Ancient Chinese Science and Technology" of the China Museum of Science and Technology in Beijing. In addition, from October 2017 to March 2018, the Herakleidon will present the exhibition “EUREKA – Science, art and technology of the Ancient Greeks”, at the China Museum of Science and Technology in the Chinese capital.