Contemporary Art in the Cross-border Regions of Greece and Italy
The Public Benefit Enterprise of Culture, Environment, Youth, and Athletics of the Municipality of Ioannina, with the participation of municipalities of Igoumenitsa and Parga, Ionian University and the non-governmental body AGENCY FOR THE EURO MEDITERRANEAN CULTURAL HERITAGE, implements, as Lead Partner, the project entitled «Contemporary Art in the Cross-border Regions of Greece and Italy», in Transnational European Territorial Cooperation Programme "Greece - Italy 2007-2013". Main objective of the project is the recording of personnel engaged in the arts in cross-border intervention areas, the promotion of authors and their works , the strengthening of their collaboration and business expansion.
Respecting the unique cultural heritage and sensing the intense artistic mobility observed in our days, the Bodies involved in the implementation of the Project provide, through the portal www.adrion-art.eu, a means of promotion and networking for artists active in the area of Ioannina, Igoumenitsa, Parga and Lecce, enabling them to display their work in the most modern way, exploiting the potential of new technologies and the internet. In addition, through the targeted networking and evaluating the good prospects in the field of arts, artists are given the ability to enhance their business activities, expanding their opening to new markets.