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In Person-Photo exhibition Greek Australians: In Their Own Image

Hosted by the Consul of the Athens Art for All Group
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Sun 01 Nov 12:00 - 14:00

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The exhibition will run from 22 October to 12 November and will feature select works from Effy Alexakis’s photographic archive capturing the depth and diversity of Australia’s Greek presence through individual migration stories that move and resonate.

Effy Alexakis is a renowned Greek Australian documentary photographer who together with historian Leonard Janiszewski has been researching the Greek Australian historical and contemporary presence in both Australia and Greece since Protected content . Their project and archives, ‘In Their Own Image: Greek Australians’, encompasses visual, oral and literary material, together with memorabilia, and is based at Macquarie University, Sydney, in partnership with the Australian History Museum. Their archive is recognised as one of the most significant collections in the country on Greek-Australians. Effy Alexakis’s bio on the website of Macquarie University.