The Space Age

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Sev­enty years af­ter the Soviet Union sent Sput­nik, the first ar­ti­fi­cial Earth satel­lite, into or­bit and the be­gin­ning of the Space Age, the Ro­mantso venue in cen­tral Athens is launch­ing “The Space Age: Elec­tric and Elec­tronic Art in Greece 1957-1989,” an ex­hi­bi­tion that will run through Septem­ber 9. The ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores the ac­com­pa­ny­ing utopian philoso­phies in­spired by the ideas of space ex­plo­ration and tech­nol­ogy in the fields of mu­sic (Ian­nis Xe­nakis, Anestis Lo­go­thetis, Jani Chris­tou, Nikos Ma­m­a­gakis, Michalis Adamis), vis­ual arts (Takis, Pan­telis Xago­raris, Ge­orge Zon­golopou­los, Kostis Tri­antafyl­lou, Mi­nos Ar­gy­rakis), cin­ema, ar­chi­tec­ture and ur­ban plan­ning. Ad­mis­sion is free of charge and open­ing hours are 6 to 11 p.m. daily. Bios Ro­mantso, 3-5 Anaxagora, tel 216.700.3325, www.ro­mantso.gr

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