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    Panagiotis Tziortsas (1926)

    Biography: Panagiotis Tziortsas was born in Tithronio, a village in Phthiotis, in 1926. His father was Leonidas and his mother Despo, née Koutsobelis. He had an older sister, Efstathia. In the summer of 1941, his father agreed to hide three fugitive British soldiers – Jews from Palestine who had enlisted...

    Sara Yesoua-Forti (1927)

    Biography: Sara Yeshua, wife of Marcello Fortis, was born in Chalkida in 1927. Her father diedyoung and her mother, Zafeira, made men’s hats to provide for her family. She was enlisted from an early age in EPON (the Youth Resistance Organisation). When the Germans took over the city she fled...

    Alvertos-Avraam Amon (1925)

    Biography: Alvertos-Avraam was born in Volos in 1925. His father was called Samuel, owner of a bed factory and a shop. His mother was Julia, née Franses. The family had three children, Victor-Haïm (b. 1922), Alvertos-Avraam and Itzhak-Tzeik (b. 1931). Their house was on Riga Fereou street. During the Occupation,...

    Greek Jewish Survivors from the Holocaust, by Artemis Alcalay

    This is a series of photographic portraits of Greek Jewish survivors of the Nazi camps, who after the war resettled in Greece. Aged between 77 and 104, the subjects of these photographic portraits surrender to a dynamic silence. These faces, recorded in World War II history, unfold their memory...

    Exhbition Contributors

    EXHIBITION CURATOR Zanet Battinou CURATΙΟΝ ΟF ARTΙFACTS Mary Kapotsi, Christina Meri RESEARCH - TEXTS Alexandra Patrikiou TEXT TRANSLATION Joshua Barley TEXT EDITING Alexandra Patrikiou, Maria Vassilikou EXHIBITION DESIGN Mary Kapotsi, Hayia Cohen, Christina Meri GRAPHIC DESIGN Hayia Cohen TECHNICAL DESIGN Mary Kapotsi FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Victoria Kosti COMMUNICATIONS Elisa Solomon PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE Leonidas Papadopoulos EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS Orietta Treveza PRINTING Stavros Belessakos, Photosynthesis DESIGN...