The Foundation of Fine Arts and Music V. & M. Theocharakis, announced an art competition entitled “GRE-Taste: The taste of Greece”, which was implemented in the framework of the RESEARCH – CREATE – INNOVATE Action and co-financed by the European ) of the European Union and national resources through the OP Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship & Innovation (EPANEK) (project code: T1EDK-02015).

The participation was very large. The contestants were students, graduates of Fine Arts schools or experienced artists. They were asked to consider the following criteria:

  • the special gastronomic tradition of Central and Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
  • the special character of Greek gastronomy
  • the Greek traditions in the art of the table (art de la table)
  • European and international modern gastronomy

The jury that examined the works consisted of:

1) Praxitelis Tzanoulinos, sculptor
2) Erietta Bordoni, painter
3) Christina Petrinou, art historian
4) Tatiana Spinari, art historian
5) Takis Mavrotas, critic and theoretical artist

Following a vote, the following 3 awards were announced:

  • Petros Stragas
  • Vasiliki Koukou
  • Eileen Raptis

The exhibition, which due to the prevailing conditions does not allow us to present it at the premises of the Theocharakis Foundation, is presented digitally here and will remain online for 2 months.

View entries in detail here