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SMCK Magazine #4 - Greece_200

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SMCK Magazine
Published:
7/2/2021
Specs:
Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
74 pages Perfect-bound
Category:
Art
Tags:
art, Bartlett, cavafy, crete, design school, greece, Greece 200, history, independence, jewelry, Petras, Pforzheim, revolution1821, xenakis

In his poem "Ithaca", Constantine P. Cavafy finds Ulysses's island poor and humble; however, the poet is now rich in experiences and knowledge, and even equal in fame to immortal gods. Cavafy met with F. T. Marinetti in 1930. The latter called him a "futurist", and explained: "The one who is avantgarde in life or art is a futurist." Rooted in the long tradition of poetry recited in the hellenistic courts of Syria and Egypt, Cavafy's work is timeless, unique, and inimitable. It is the very definition of avantgarde.

This #Greece_200 issue celebrates the 200th anniversary of Greece's War of Independence from the Ottoman Empire by presenting stunning examples of the rich and innovative tradition of Greece.

CONTENTS:

• Ithaca gave you the marvelous journey • The map of liberation • Minoan mysteries unveiled • The spirituality of justice • Dressed to be free • Shaped by Nos • We are all within our future • The fabric of memory • Culture is a weapon • The beauty of mutations • And more...

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