The Other Acropolis Collective

Yannis Hamilakis
Yannis teaches archaeology at the University of Southampton. He recently completed a book on archaeology and national imagination in Greece, entitled The Nation and its Ruins. He is currently working on a project of archaeological ethnography and community archaeology on the island of Poros, Greece as part of the Kalaureia Research Programme, and is writing a book on the sensuous and embodied properties of material, past and present. He is also engaged (with The Other Acropolis Collective) in the production of an Acropolis worth visiting. He lives in London but spends much time in Greece.

Fotis Ifantidis
Fotis studied archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. His research is focused on personal adornment practices in prehistory and on the interplay between photography and archaeology. Case studies: the Neolithic settlement of Dispilio, the ancient city of Kalaureia and the Athenian Acropolis . Full list of publications: http://auth.academia.edu/FotisIfantidis.

Vasko Démou
Vasko is a doctoral candidate at the University of Southampton. He is working on the exploration of identities and experiences of invisible people in the past at the sites of the Athenian Acropolis and the Kalaureian Sanctuary of Poseidon and their communication to the public through the creation and exhibition of original art. His academic interests include art, the body, the poetics of identity, alternative narratives, representation and the politics of the past.

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