Dolmadakia with Mrs Irene and Mrs Demie – Kos, Greece

The observation of ingredients and cooking methods are a powerful way to understand the past and revisit moments in time. For her Dolmadakia, Mrs Irene explained the traditional way meat was minced; “people used to use two knives to cut the meat because in the old days the butchers didn’t have the equipment to cut […]

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Mr Ahmet’s Sandal Workshop – Kos, Greece

“I did not go to school. This is my school!”. A leather shoemaker for 61 years, Ahmet spends 6 days a week at his workshop in Kolokotroni Street, in the island of Kos, Greece. With an atmosphere rich in tanning chemicals, the workshop is layered with rolls of leather, canvas, shoe boxes and tools. Ahmet […]

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Community Kouzina Exhibition – Open Marrickville 2016

Featuring images, ingredients and stories, Community Kouzina by Eleni Christou, is an ethnographic documentation of kitchens and gardens in Marrickville and Kos, Greece. Celebrating members of the community through their culinary practice, Community Kouzina explores food as a culturally rich and portable form of identity, transcending borders through the movement of people and their imagination. […]

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Kolokithopita with Milka – Kos, Greece

“I don’t like to repeat myself. I am always using different materials and techniques to challenge myself”. Milka is an impressionist artist; through her work, she seeks to recall textures and corners of objects. Citing transparent materials among her favourite mediums to work with, and lamps as her favourite objects to create, much of Milka’s […]

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Kanelada and Lemonada with Mrs Eirini – Kos, Greece

Aegean Houses Hotel prides itself on being a family oriented hotel; boasting a high rate of return customers. Mr Elias, the hotel owner attributes such patron loyalty to the staff, many of whom have worked for years at the hotel and formed relationships with new and repeat customers. The kind and humble Mrs Eirini, one […]

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