Effy Alexakis to launch new book on the Greek Australian experience in Canberra

·

Renowned photographer, Effy Alexakis, is set to hold the first major Australian launch of her new book Effy Alexakis: Forty Photographs – A Year at a Time at the Hellenic Club of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.

The limited edition, fine art publication will be officially launched at the Club on Sunday, March 5 at 3pm in the Apollo Room.

During the launch, Alexakis and historian Leonard Janiszewski will be ‘in conversation’ with Justice Chrissa Loukas-Karlsson talking about the new book, its insights into the Greek Australian experience, their ongoing documentary project, and how their life’s work has impacted upon their personal experiences. 

In the new book, Alexakis accessed her vast archive on the Greek Australian experience and selected one contemporary image to represent each year since 1982 in order to reveal the changing face of Greek Australians.

A new 2022 revised reprint of Greek Cafés & Milk Bars of Australia will also be available for purchase at the event.

Full event details:

  • Where: Hellenic Club of Canberra, Apollo Room, 1 Matilda Street, Woden, ACT.
  • When: Sunday, 5 March 2023 at 3pm.
  • Free admission.

Advertisement

Share:

KEEP UP TO DATE WITH TGH

By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Latest News

The first Greek to ever step foot in America

His name was Theodore and he disembarked on the coast of Florida on April 14, 1528. He was a member of a Spanish exploratory...

Three Greek beaches among the best in the world

In anticipation of the upcoming season, BeachAtlas has once again decided to compile its own ranking of the top 100 beaches in the world,...

Cyprus-Greece ferry connection to restart in May

The Cyprus-Greece maritime passenger connection will run for a third consecutive year, subsidized by Nicosia following the European Commission approval. An announcement from Cyprus’ Deputy...

Legend of the Church of Panagia Platsani on Santorini island

The Church of Panagia Platsani is the most famous church in Oia on the northern part of the Greek island of Santorini. Situated at the...

Antiquity missing since WWII returns to Greece

An ancient artifact, missing since German occupation, has been returned to Greece by Hanover’s municipality and the August Kestner Museum, the Greek Culture Ministry...

You May Also Like

105-year-old Battle of Crete veteran Alf Carpenter passes away

105-year-old ANZAC and Battle of Crete veteran, Alf Carpenter, was laid to rest today during an intimate funeral service held in Newcastle. The service was...

Greece announces higher than expected growth of 6.1% for 2021

Greece’s conservative government on Monday revised its growth estimate upward for the second time in less than a month, following signs of a faster...

British comedians, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, travel for us in ‘The Trip To Greece’

Internationally-acclaimed British comedians, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, are back in action with their latest series of The Trip. Directed by Michael Winterbottom, 'The...