Regional Press Institute , Chania 24 May 2024

Program
9:30-10:00 Opening

Welcome speech, Yiannis Garedakis, President,


Morning session: PUBLISHING

Chair: Gogo Varzelioti, Associate Professor, Department of Theatre Studiess, NKUA
10:00-10:15 Srdjan Stojančev , Honorary President of the Serbian Biblio- phile Society, “Theodosie Lananin - printer of Serbian books in Venice”.
10:15-10:30 Ourania Karagianni, PhD in Byzantine Archaeology, Head, Pub- lications Department, Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP), “Books and private libraries in Greek homes during the Venetian rule: Archival Reports from Venice in the 17th Cen- tury”.
10:30-10:45 Svetlana Mirčov, Founder and President of Adligat, Director of the library of the Law Faculty, University of Belgrade, “Printing houses that have printed Serbian publications during the Great War at Corfu, in Thessaloniki and Bizerta (Tunisia) 1916 – 1918”.

10:45-11:00 Katerina Diakoumopoulou, Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre Studies, NKUA, “Greek Bibliography of Theatrical Works (1900-1940)”.
11:00-11:15 Discussion 11:15-11:45 BREAK
Chair: Michalis Meimaris,
Emeritus Professor NKUA, founder of New Technologies’ Lab, Department of Communication & Media Studies
11:45-12:00 Maria Arvanitaki, Librarian & Maria Kokologianni, Cataloguer, Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive, / National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation (ELIA/MIET), “A glance at the publishers and printers of the 19th and 20th centuries through the collections of the Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive of the MIET”.
12:00-12:15 Miloš Janković, President of the Association of Writers of Serbia, “Association of Writers of Serbia as the oldest writers organiza- tion in Western Balkans and the problems of publishing litera- ture in 21st century”.
12:15-12:30 Dimitris Savvas, Director of Vikelaia Library of Heraklion, “The development and the contribution of Vikelaia Library of Herak- lion”.
12:30-12:45 Miroslav Aleskic, Assistant Director of the Matica srpska library, “Two centuries of Matica srpska, its literature magazine and its library”.
12:45-13:00 Discussion


Afternoon Session: LIBRARIES
Chair: Antonis Skamnakis, Associate Professor, Department of Journalism and Media, AUTH
17:00-17:15 Viktor Lazić, Founder and Honorary President of Adligat, “The oldest Serbian family library – Library Lazić since 1882. and the formation of Adligat”.
17:15-17:30 Maria Georgopoulou, Director, Gennadius Library of the Amer- ican School of Classical Studies at Athens, “Gennadius Library. Rare publications, archival evidence and technology”.
17:30-17:45 Nebojša Kuzmanović, Director of the Archive of Vojvodina, state publishing institution of historical books & Kristijan Obšust, Deputy Director of the Archive of Vojvodina, “Special Libraries and publishing activity in Archives - Case Study: The Archives of Vojvodina”.
17:45-18:00 Chrysa Nikolaou, Head of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation Library (PIOP), “Libraries in Greece: From the closed collections of the past to the challenge of universal access”.
18:00-18:15 Discussion 18:15-18:45 BREAK
Chair: Anna Karakatsouli, Professor, Director of Book History Lab, Department of Theatre Studies, NKUA
18:45-19:00 Jasmina Ninkov, Director of the Belgrade City Library & Marjan Marinković, Assistant Director of the Belgrade City Library, “The Digitized Treasures of Belgrade City Library: Exploring Old and Rare Collections”.
19:00-19:30 Helen Koveou, Director of the University of Crete Library, "The incunabula collection of the University of Crete Library. Devel- opment, documentation policies and outreach strategies".
19:30-19:45
Paraskevi Choudalaki,
Director of Department of Libraries, Di- rectorate of Social Protection, Education, Sports & Culture, Mu- nicipality of Chania, "Libraries of the Municipality of Chania: The treasures of our town”.
Michalis Troulis, President of the Public Central Library of Re- thymnon, “Publications and Libraries in Southeast Europe from the 17th century, as challenges of today: the example of Rethymnon”.
Ratko Ristić, Deputy Rector for International Relations, University of Belgrade, “University, library, memory”.
19:45-20:00 Michalis Meimaris, Emeritus Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), “Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) the Alpha and the Omega?”
20:00-20:15 Discussion
20:15 Conclusions: A. Karakatsouli, V. Lazić, M. Meimaris, A. Skamnakis, G. Varzelioti

Our warmest congratulations!!!
It is with great joy that we announce the names of the 30 creators of this year's selected posters, from over 700 participants of our 8th International Poster Contest, titled “Racism - Xenophobia”!

As always, the selected 30 posters will be exhibited in the Museum Amphitheater for at least one year!

The final 3 winners will be announced during the awards ceremony, on Saturday, 25th May 2024.

The 30 creators of this year's selected posters are:


Christoph Stettler (Ελβετία / Switzerland), Arina Cherednichenko (Ρωσία / Russia), Parisa Golab (Ιράν / Iran), Bartosz Mamak (Πολωνία / Poland), Ελισάβετ Παρασκευοπούλου (Ελλάδα / Greece), Yingying Xia (Κίνα / China), Layne de Marco de Paula (Βραζιλία / Brazil), Alpha Sanou Diallo (Μάλι / Mali), Alexandra Devyatova (Ρωσία / Russia), Qinghui Ji (ΗΠΑ / USA), Flóra Lázár (Ουγγαρία / Hungary), Θοδωρής Κασκάνης (Ελλάδα / Greece), Anna Czlonkowska (Πολωνία / Poland), Eunica Damaris Mangani (Ιταλία / Italy), Yildirim Bayazit Yaylak (Τουρκία / Turkiye), Oliwia Karczewska (Πολωνία / Poland), Voltaire Mbatchou (Καμερούν / Cameroon), Tewis Kimingi (Κένυα / Kenya), Ioana Vallimarescu (Ρουμανία / Romania), Iwona Pedryc-Korzeniak (Πολωνία / Poland), Danil Syura (Ρωσία / Russia), Katarzyna Krysińska (Πολωνία / Poland), Jingyi Yuan (Κίνα / China), Dara Gumerova (Ρωσία / Russia), Mehmet Nuri Ünver (Τουρκία / Turkiye), Ivan Gremitskikh (Ρωσία / Russia), Anastasia Parish (Ρωσία / Russia), Lei Zhang (Κίνα / China), Nabi Morovati (Ιράν / Iran), Vladimir Dubrovin (Ρωσία / Russia).

With the support of the Region of Crete.

Our warmest congratulations!!!
It is with great joy that we announce the names of the 30 creators of this year's selected posters, from over 700 participants of our 8th International Poster Contest, titled “Racism - Xenophobia”!

As always, the selected 30 posters will be exhibited in the Museum Amphitheater for at least one year!

The final 3 winners will be announced during the awards ceremony, on Saturday, 25th May 2024.

The 30 creators of this year's selected posters are:

Christoph Stettler (Ελβετία / Switzerland), Arina Cherednichenko (Ρωσία / Russia), Parisa Golab (Ιράν / Iran), Bartosz Mamak (Πολωνία / Poland), Elisavet Paraskevopoulou (Ελλάδα / Greece), Yingying Xia (Κίνα / China), Layne de Marco de Paula (Βραζιλία / Brazil), Alpha Sanou Diallo (Μάλι / Mali), Alexandra Devyatova (Ρωσία / Russia), Qinghui Ji (ΗΠΑ / USA), Flóra Lázár (Ουγγαρία / Hungary), Theodore Kaskanis (Ελλάδα / Greece), Anna Czlonkowska (Πολωνία / Poland), Eunica Damaris Mangani (Ιταλία / Italy), Yildirim Bayazit Yaylak (Τουρκία / Turkiye), Oliwia Karczewska (Πολωνία / Poland), Voltaire Mbatchou (Καμερούν / Cameroon), Tewis Kimingi (Κένυα / Kenya), Ioana Vallimarescu (Ρουμανία / Romania), Iwona Pedryc-Korzeniak (Πολωνία / Poland), Danil Syura (Ρωσία / Russia), Katarzyna Krysińska (Πολωνία / Poland), Jingyi Yuan (Κίνα / China), Dara Gumerova (Ρωσία / Russia), Mehmet Nuri Ünver (Τουρκία / Turkiye), Ivan Gremitskikh (Ρωσία / Russia), Anastasia Parish (Ρωσία / Russia), Lei Zhang (Κίνα / China), Nabi Morovati (Ιράν / Iran), Vladimir Dubrovin (Ρωσία / Russia).

With the support of the Region of Crete.

The Museum of Typography Yiannis and Eleni Garedakis announces the 8th International Poster Contest, titled “Racism – Xenophobia”.
In the land of Zeus Xenios, on the island of the protector of strangers already since the ancient times, this year’s international poster contest is scheduled to take place, bearing the title “Racism – Xenophobia”, emphasising once again a burning issue for the whole world.

The contest will take place from Monday, 18 September 2023, until Wednesday, 10 April 2024.

The committee, consisting of three members, who will decide on the winners of the 8th International Poster Contest, titled “Racism – Xenophobia”, by the Museum of Typography Yiannis & Eleni Garedakis, consists of:

Alexandros Kokkolas, graphic designer, Creative Director AKC and professor at the Vakalo Art & Design College.

Ioanna Kostarella, Associate Professor, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Katerina Lazaridou, studied graphic design-decoration, active in the graphic arts from 1979 to 2018, while currently studying in the Athens School of Fine Arts.

The poster should be accompanied by a short explanatory text explaining its content and purpose.
The invitation concerns adults, mainly professionals and students of graphic and visual arts.
From the 30 posters selected by the jury the first three will receive significant cash prizes.

  1. By participating in the competition, the creators declare that the data used to create their work is original and does not include the copyrights of third parties.
  2. The creators of the three works that will be awarded declare that they do not retain any property rights in the works they will deliver.
  3. The Museum of Typography Yiannis and Eleni Garedaki will be free to re-use freely, for any purpose and in any way, original or adapted, whole or part of the material sent by the 30 creators who receive awards.
  4. Participation in the competition automatically implies acceptance of the terms of this notice.

The Museum of Typography Yiannis and Eleni Garedakis announces the 8th International Poster Contest, titled “Racism – Xenophobia”.
In the land of Zeus Xenios, on the island of the protector of strangers already since the ancient times, this year’s international poster contest is scheduled to take place, bearing the title “Racism – Xenophobia”, emphasising once again a burning issue for the whole world.
The contest will take place from Monday, 18 September 2023, until Wednesday, 10 April 2024.
The poster should be accompanied by a short explanatory text explaining its content and purpose.
The invitation concerns adults, mainly professionals and students of graphic and visual arts.
From the 30 posters selected by the jury (the members of which will be announced soon) the first three will receive significant cash prizes.

Terms of participation


1) Those interested should send their work from Monday, 18 September 2023 to Friday, 10 April 2024, to the email: typography.poster@gmail.com.
The poster should be accompanied by the entry form and a short description of the project (up to 100 words).
The name of both files should be the name of the contestants.
The details of the participation form are:
First Name:
Last Name:
e-mail:
Country:
City:
Address:
Telephone number (with country code)
Short Description (in English): [max 100 words]
2) It is forbidden to use AI. The dimensions should be 50 × 70 cm PDF, CMYK, image at 200 ppi and should not exceed 25 MB. Otherwise the files should be sent by wetransfer. It is necessary to attach a poster file in jpg format in low resolution up to 1 MB for web use.
3) Each participant can submit only one, original project, which has not participated in another competition. The employees of "Haniotika Nea" SA and the "Museum of Typography by Yiannis & Eleni Garedakis" are excluded from the competition.
4) The poster must bear the museum logo, either in Greek or English. You can find the logo at www.typography-museum.gr/logos.pdf
5) The results of the competition will be announced at the awards ceremony, to be be hosted in the amphitheater of the "Museum of Typography". After the ceremony, the results will be announced in the newspaper "Haniotika Nea", at www.haniotika-nea.gr, on the website of the "Museum of Typography" www.typography-museum.gr and on the official page of the "Museum of Typography" on facebook www. Μουσείο Τυπογραφίας / Museum of Typography.

Copyrights

  1. By participating in the competition, the creators declare that the data used to create their work is original and does not include the copyrights of third parties.
  2. The creators of the three works that will be awarded declare that they do not retain any property rights in the works they will deliver.
  3. The Museum of Typography of Giannis and Eleni Garedaki will be free to re-use freely, for any purpose and in any way, original or adapted, whole or part of the material sent by the 30 creators who receive awards.
  4. Participation in the competition automatically implies acceptance of the terms of this notice.

Live streaming on the 17th May, for the International Museum Day (18th May 2023), with the topic set by ICOM "Museums, Sustainability & Quality of Life".

(Available only in Greek)

The announcement of the Museum of Typography "Yannis & Eleni Garedakis" for the winners of the 7th International Poster Contest winners and the 32 works exhibited in the Museum for at least one year:

 

Video of the Awards Ceremony, for the 7th International Poster Contest, on the 13th of May 2023. An offer by the Museum of Typography, due to the limited seats at the Museum Amphitheater.

An engraving workshop will take place at the Museum of Typography, on Saturday 10 September 2022 from 10 am to 12 noon, in the framework of the 6th International Comic and Animation Festival "Chaniartoon".

Participants in the workshop will have the opportunity to learn the history of printmaking and its basic principles and to make their own linoleum engraving, with which they will make various prints with printing ink.

The places in the workshop have been filled, you can register on the waiting list here:

https://www.chaniartoonfest.gr/index.php/el/workshops/44-ergastirio-xaraktikis/individual-registration

The Festival, is designed to showcase animation short films from all around the world, made both by students and professional. There will be a special section for greek animation movies.

During the festival there will be a comic exhibition with a great artist alley, workshops, VR & AR exhibition, projection mapping events and many more. More details here: www.chaniartoonfest.gr/index.php/en/

Connecting typography with photography opens new paths of creation for the Museum of Typography and there were many photographers who responded to the museum's call to organise an exhibition that would artistically capture the special exhibits and the unique atmosphere of the Museum.

The exhibition was hosted at the exhibition space of the Center for Mediterranean Architecture (CMA), in the Grand Arsenal of Chania, from 15 to 31 July 2022 and its visitors had the opportunity to vote for their favourite photo.

About 2,000 exhibition visitors participated in the voting.

The photographers whose works stood out in a public vote at the exhibition: "The power of the image" were honoured with symbolic awards on the evening of Monday, August 1, 2022, at an event in the amphitheater of the Museum of Typography by Yannis and Eleni Garedaki.

All the photographers who participated in the exhibition received honorary distinctions.

The 1st prize was awarded to Michalis Polychronakis by the founder and chaiman of the Museum of Typography, Yiannis Garedakis.

The 2nd prize was awarded to Stella Manioudaki.

And the 3rd prize was awarded to Nikos Kampianakis.

The photographers (professional and amateurs) who responded to the call of the Museum of Typography and participate in the exhibition are (in alphabetical order): Alexandros Angelopoulos, Artemis Archontaki, Magdalene Vogiatzi, Josephine Georgoulis, Areti Giannikaki, Kostas Glentousakis, Vassilis Daskalakis, Sofia Doulaveri, Aspa Theochari, Irini Kalaitzaki, Michael Kalaitzakis, Nikos Kaloterakis, Nikos Kabianakis, Nikos Kateroudakis, Chrysanthi Koulieraki, Dimitra Koufaki, Mathios Makaronas, Elena Manataki, Stella Manioudaki, Ioannis Markogiannakis, Charalampos Maroulakis, Vangelis Oikonomopoulos, Chrysa Orphanoudaki Kapagioridou, Pavlos Bouzakis, Antonis Papagiannakis, Michalis Polychronakis, Dimitris Ramoutsakis, Stratos Solanakis, George Stefanakis, Ioannis Tsivourakis, Alexandra Hatzidakis.