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  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
  • CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art

CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art

Opening: Sunday, December 11, 2022, 14:00 - 22:00
Duration: December 11 - 23, 2022
2 Rethymnou & Vasileos Irakleiou str., Athens 106 82

CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art — 91+ artists and curators — 1000 sqm. — 10 days of art — artworks and projects, performances, screenings, talks and presentations.

CHEAPART has grated us the indispensable Pavlov's Reflex in regards to Art, a genuine inheritance that can never perish. CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art opens from 11 – 23 December -  refreshed, empowered, in a new location. 91+ artists, creators, curators - 10 days of art – artworks and projects, performances, screenings, talks and presentations spread over 5 floors and 1000 sqm. of exhibition space within the emblematic 1920’s building on 2 Rethymnou & Vasileos Irakleiou street, next to the National Archeological Museum, with the support of Zoia.

The Athenian public will be welcomed with new entities of artwork by artists Stefanos Alafouzos, Christos Alatsakis, Dorothy Amenta, Anmslynx, Sotirios Antoniadis, Sophia Argyrou / Maria Gyftopoulou, Anthia Mega Chavre, Papamali Christiana, Aggeliki Chrysou, Phaedra Crespi, Elizabeth Dionyssopoulou, Nikolas Dorizas, Makis Fioros, Georgios Fytas, Evie Kaplani, Nicholas Karathanasis, Eleni Kastrinogianni, Stella Kechagioglou, Dimitris Kiriakos, Nina Kotamanidou, Giannis Koutroulis, Ioulia Ladogianni, Elli Lampadaridou, Lars* Kollros / Mudesto F. / Carrot Root, Tasos Liakopoulos, Myrto Liostou, Ioulia Makri, Ntia Manesi, Erietta Markadonatou, Valentini Mavrodoglou, Helen Mesadou, Vasiliki Nikolaidi, Marcello Nyktas, Despoina Pantazi, Eleni Papadopoulou, Jenny Petropoulou, Leftheris Plakidas, Ioannis Polyzos, Alexandra Sarah, Tania Siopi, Vassiliki Sofra, Giuseppe Tiberini, Eleni Tsimidou, Eleni Tsoni, Monika Maria Vamvoura, Anastasia Voutsa, Konstans Zafeiri, Maria Zygomala.

Curatorial projects:

CHEAPART creates opportunity for organizations to share their creative vision with the public, and curators to discuss their future plans and agenda.

Curator: Aias Christofis
Artists: James C. Lane, Georgia Pilali, Marina Stavrou.

Curator: Dimitris Athanitis
Artists: Karol Jarek, Toula Akrivou.

Curator: Antigoni Kapsali
Artists: Alexandra Dalaka, Demetra Exarchou, Sofia Kyriakou, Athanasia Papatzelou, Theodora Tsiatsiou, Vivi Tsiogka..

Pow Wow Art Space
Curator: Pow Wow Art Space, Mary Roussioti.
Artists: Valbona Çanaku, Vasiliki Pantazi, Eleutheria Rapanaki, Mima Razelou, Eirini Roumpi, Mary Roussioti, Socratis Sandman Sapounas, Grigoria Vryttia. 

Tribute to 10 CHEAPART personalities from 1995 until today

Nikos Artemis, «V»,
audiovisual installation.

Eirini Diadou, «landscapes from screens»
series of landscapes started during the Covid19 quarantine, inspired from photos on social media.

Elio Samaras, «Among the trees»
iron and charcoal combine in a sculptural installation.

Nikos Giavropoulos, «Victory»
video installation on the sufferings of war. The work is part of the artist's trilogy «Peace in the years of war - a reversal of terms».

Babis Karalis, «Atromitos (fearless) Peristeriou»
sculptural installation with sound.

Christos Kehagioglou, «All the dreams together»
a selection of artworks by developed in the last years

Nikos Kryonidis, «Zooting»
a set of small and large works on animals.

George Lintzeris
sculptural installation and engravings reflecting on the theme of the house-residence-home.

Fiona Mouzakitis, «Circe’s Garden»
series of digital artworks and their animated versions.

Andreas Voussouras, «FALL»
in situ installation on the decline of Europe and the war.

Event program

Τhe auditorium and various locations within the building host a creative hub for performances, discussions, presentations and screenings by artists, curators, culture and arts professionals, writers and the public.

Wednesday and Thursday, December 14 and 15, 20:30
Alexandros Atlidakis - Underathens Association — Synochi
Musician - Novis Lucet aka Nikolas Livaditis(nL), visual artists Anna Theocharaki, Maestro komikern, Eugenia Demeglio, Aggelos Papadopoulos and «the contact impro lab» team, ensemble.

Friday, December 16, 21:30
Filippos Tsitsopoulos, «Time is an onslaught», performance- duration: 30 min.

Friday, December 16, 20:00, 20:00
Nikos Giavropoulos «Six Recollections»
Retrospective with 6 video works from 1999 until today, presentation and screening.

Saturday, December 17, 20:00
George-Icaros Babassakis, «Philippos Tsitsopoulos prepares eggs and bacon for Kostas Tsolis, Chloe and Efrosyne paint the Alamut Fort with watercolors, William Burroughs smiles from the Warehouses in the Sky, and Icaros reads them stories of Love and Philokalia (Beauty).». Radio performance, duration 33 min. 33 sec.

Sunday, December 18, 20:00, 20:00
Stratos Sterianos, Solo electric performance

Monday, December 19, 20:00
Lars* Kollros «Festival der Demokratie // Festival of Democracy»
Screening of Documentary, duration 78 min.
Director: Lars* Kollros, Artistic Consulting: Sascha Alexandra Zaitseva.

Wednesday, December 21, 18:00 – 21:00, 18:00 – 21:00
Dimitris Athanitis «No Sympathy for The Devil»
Screening (Best performance, Thessaloniki International Festival: Lena Kitsopoulou).
Direction, Senario, Production: Dimitris Athanitis

Wednesday, December 21, 17:00 – 22:00,
Stratos Sterianos, Thekla Gaiti, «Those who search for the sea»
An improvisational duet.

Ground floor bar for participants and the public by Lambros Lambropoulos Suzie Q Bar.

CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art participates in Gallery Walk from December 15 – 16, organized by Athens Culture Net of the City of Athens and the Hellenic Art Galleries Association PSAT.

CHEAPART 2022 | Desire for Art
Curated, coordinated by:
Georg Georgakopoulos
Fotini Kapiris

Artist’s coordinator: Anna Androulaki



CHEAPART 1995 - 2022. The Book.   



    CHEAPART's edition is realized with the financial support
and auspices of the
Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports