The collective photo exhibition "Exploring our cities" is organized by the International Organization for Migration in the framework of the HELIOS integration project. The exhibition will be hosted in different cities that have participated in the initiative. 

38 amateur photographers, Greeks and refugees, participate in the exhibition from 7 different cities of Greece, including students of the Migrant Integration Center of the Municipality of Athens. 

  • The opening of the collective photo exhibition will take place in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Migration and Asylum, Sofia Voultepsi, of the Chief of IOM Mission in Greece, Gianluca Rocco, and representatives of the European Commission and the Municipality of Athens on Wednesday, October 20 at 18:00. The exhibition will be hosted at Serafio City of Athens (Echelidon 19 & Pireos 144) and will be open to the public with free entry from October 21 to October 24.

     

  • The exhibition will be hosted by the city of Pireus at Kantharou building (Leoforos Iroon Politechniou, 91, 2nd floor) and will be open to the public with free entry from September 23 to September 27 (Opening Hours: Thu – Mon 18:00-21:00 | Sat – Sun 11:00-13:00 & 18:00-21:00).
  • The exhibition was hosted by the city of Thessaloniki at the Geni Mosque (Archaeological Museum 30) from 10 to 16 September.
  • The exhibition was hosted by the city of Ioannina at the Exhibition Hall of the Ioannina Municipality Cultural Center (Agias Marinas 55, Ioannina) and will be open to the public with free entry from August 27 to September 02. 

IOM in the framework of the HELIOS Integration Project, and in collaboration with seven (7) Municipalities across Greece and the Cities’ Network for Integration, set off on a photographic journey to the cities of Athens, Heraklion, Ioannina, Katerini, Livadeia, Piraeus, and Thessaloniki. This collective exhibition aspires to initiate a dialogue on the perceptions of city identities and highlight aspects of peaceful coexistence between refugees, migrants, and host communities.

For more information please visit the exhibition’s website:

https://www.exploringourcities.com/