Ioanna Papantoniou «Doulamas» the magnificent. An exceptional overcoat.
The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation organizes the exhibition “Ioanna Papantoniou ‘Doulamas’ the magnificent. An exceptional overcoat” at the Benaki Mueum, Pireos 138, Athens, Greece.
The aim of the exhibition is to analyse the long time relationship of Ioanna Papantoniou with the doulamas, a relationship based on her research that brought to light the different variations of the garment, but mainly on the inspiration she drew from it during her long career as a stage costume designer. Some of her creations for many theatrical productions for the National Theatre of Greece, the National Theatre of Northern Greece, the Greek National Opera and the Thessaly Theatre will be on display at the exhibition.
Finally, Ioanna Papantoniou took the opportunity of her participation in the 2017 ICOM Costume Committee meeting to propose to a number of Greek designers an experimental exhibition, held at the “Kanari 4”, Athens, leading to a larger one, on the doulamas and the pirpiri, having as an example the Dries van Noten Inspirations exhibition in MoMu, Antwerp 2015.
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation
with the collaboration of the Benaki Museum
GENERAL SUPERVISION – CONCEPT: Ioanna Papantoniou
COLLABORATORS: Maria Papadopoulou, Angeliki Roumelioti, Nikos Saridakis
DESIGNER OF EXHIBITION AREA: Stamatis Zannos
MUSIC: Stamatis Kraounakis
SOURCES OF EXHIBITS
MUSEUMS – ORGANISATIONS
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion
Greek National Opera, Athens / Lykeion ton Hellenidon (Lyceum Club of Greek Women), Athens / Dimitris Methenitis, Athens / Μunicipality of Argos-Mycenae, Argos / National Theatre of Greece, Athens / National Theatre of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki / Thessaly Theatre, Larissa
EDITORIAL ADVISOR: Ioanna Papantoniou
CATALOGUE COORDINATOR – GENERAL EDITOR: Maria Papadopoulou
AUTHORS OF CATALOGUE ENTRIES: Maria Papadopoulou, Angeliki Roumelioti
TRANSLATION: Timothy Cullen, Keith Sturgess
PHOTOGRAPHY: Costas Vergas
GRAPHIC DESIGN – LAYOUT: Telesis
SUPPORTER: Lia Martinou / KYKNOS S.A.
Duration: March 7-May 26, 2019
Opening hours: Thursday and Sunday:10:00-18:00, Friday and Saturday:10:00-22:00
Image courtesy of Benaki Museum