Check out ths Eco Art Show at the Shrine Caves!

Published 20th of October, 2019

Cat House


They certainly like their cats here. That's definitely a des res.

Spit and Polish


They have also cleared out some of the less used caves. This one used to be full of rubbish.

Michalis Papamichael - Ephermeral Culture


Unfortunately, the first exhibit, at first glance, appears to have been vandalised. But hold your horses...

Art For Cats!


From the blurb:

Michalis Papamichael's installation deals with issues related to the long-term bio-cultural heritage and the change of landscapes. The ephemeral artwork refers to the site's spirituality and it is a votive offering to the current residents of the "Efta Ai-Giorkies" site, the cats.

Basically, it is made out of catfood bricks and edible gelatin. Clearly the cats like it!

Incidentally, a votive offering is "one or more objects displayed or deposited, without the intention of recovery or use, in a sacred place for religious purposes. "

So when you go to a church or shrine, and see all the wave figurines, candles and icons, they are votive offerings.

Moving On


There are 8 exhibits in total, all in or near the caves. this is another still from the tour.

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