Watching the intense freestyle competitions, you’ll likely spot a guy whose skill on the ball clearly outshines the rest. His name is Obaida Assaf and he’s a 25-year-old professional footballer and refugee from Syria.Read More
Athens is a city bound by its street culture. Its narrow laneways, pedestrianised promenades and busy thoroughfares give the impression of an endless wakefulness, a theatre of rhythms, rituals and encounters typical of daily life.Read More
Open space, trees and Mt Olympus are the only things you see.
Dimitris is sitting in a corner in a small garage at the back of his house, which he turned into a studio. He is working with an airbrush on a cap when I walk in. You experience the good old northern hospitality of a middle class family and then you sit down to talk.Read More
It’s no secret that Athenians like to have a good time. This ancient city comes alive at night and you never have to venture too far to find a good party.Read More
The floor to ceiling windows in the front entrance are all open when I arrive. The orange trees outside have bloomed, and their fragrance fills the space. Nikos Iosif is busy getting ready for a new exhibition opening in a few hours, but willingly sits with me for a coffee and a chat.Read More
It’s a sunny February afternoon on an outdoor basketball court in central Athens where coach Spiros Velliniatis is scouting for the next Giannis Antetokounmpo.Read More
In this giant, concrete jungle called Athens, beautiful flowers often grow in the most unusual spots.Read More
The city of Athens has become globally recognised as one of the leading cities of political graffiti.
The entire metropolis is one big canvas used by artists and activists, both local and international, to tell a story or send their message to the world.Read More
He is a father and he is homeless. He is a devout Christian but also a hardcore anarchist, he is a convicted criminal, a recovering heroin user and a HIV carrier.Read More
In one of the more peaceful November 17 protests of the last few years, approximately 16,000 people marched to the U.S. Embassy in Athens to commemorate a student uprising that was crushed by Greece’s military regime in 1973.Read More
A small post-it note on a bus stop in Athens wishing us a good day was enough to put a smile on our face and intrigued us to find out more about The Kalimera Project.Read More
We spotted Vivien one sunny morning while walking down Leoforos Alexandra’s, just outside the courts. His style instantly caught our attention.Read More