«Come with the Wind» was the recipient of the 1st G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation Art Prize in 2019
Τhe G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation Research Residency Program
- which will be inaugurated in the Fall of 2022 -
aims to bring together creative people from all over the world.
Τhe program addresses creative professionals from various cultural fields. It is a week-long collective, research Residency full of discussions, reflections, site and studio visits, workshops and exploration of the local cultural scene.
The G. & A. Mamidakis Foundation is a non profit organisation dedicated to the support and promotion of contemporary art and culture and to aiding lifelong learning and the transmission of knowledge to future generations.
Guided by our mission, and given the challenges artistic practitioners are facing at the moment, after more than two years of silence and immobility, our aim with the inauguration of our Residency Programme is to create an impactful experience by providing safe space for collaboration. Participants will share a common working space intended for discussion, reflection and -why not?- even confrontation around a topic we have identified as crucial in contemporary cultural discourse.
The residency will be hosted at Minos Beach art hotel, on the shores of the Mirabello Bay in Crete, which houses one of the most important collections of contemporary sculpture in Greece in its Sculpture Garden. With over 50 works on permanent display, the collection is an overview of the artistic experimentations from the second half of the 20th century to now.