The Mykonos Biennale is a cult event which brings together artists from all over the world to create something new, to break the borders of their own art, using the telluric energy and hermetic beauty of this cosmopolitan island.
Returning to the essence of the island: Sexy, hippy, historic nudist-naturalists, paganistic and mythic is the Mykonos Biennale Destination.
The international multicultural events will interact with the local memories, traditions and historical spaces creating a unique experimental event.
The art exhibitions, the installations, and performances of the artists, the musicians and dance group will spread through out the monasteries, the museums, the old houses, the ancient island of Delos, the windmills and other monumental buildings, like a treasure map of the old island. The heart of the festival is the Cine Mando which will host the first open air video film festival.
This is not a biennale, it is a symposium where Art and Philosophy meet with the extraordinary energy of Mykonos.
Our ambition is to create a unique event where personalities are invited to communicate the spirit of humanity.
Today’s economic disaster presses the populations into depression, a dead-end of confusion darkness and anonymity.
Before finding any solutions we must find ourselves.
Living poetically, celebrating human existence, communicating with art and philosophy, walking in this territory of culture, history, and genuine vitality we will manifest ideas, strength, enthusiasm and optimism to look together for the DESTINATION.
Like Baudelaire’s Kythera and Cavafy’s Ithaca, Mykonos is a symbolic island: the transcendental land of the alternative thought.
With the Mykonos Biennale we will create a historical event with momentum where the universal spirit of art, liberated, will regenerate in the eternal spring of life.
The venues of the Mykonos Biennale are located in many strategic points to initiate the visitor into the cultural inheritance of the island. The contemporary and international art works will blend with traditional culture in a haunted dialog hosted by the ghost of the past creating together Historical Time.
During the biennale there will be numerous lectures and discussions on the arts, philosophy, music and civilization which be held in the amphitheater. This interaction will lay the ground and build the foundation for the future communication between the participants
The Biennale’s internship program gives the youth from many countries important training and experience and real exposure in event management and art curation. Their time with us and the certificate awarded by the Biennale will help and inspire them in their future in further education and employment.
In the educational season the foundation of the biennale will organize exchange programs between various educational establishments in the Greece and the rest of the world with the aim to build strong bonds and projects between them.
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