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Andreas Papamichail | The Sowing of the Seed

Andreas Papamichail | The Sowing of the Seed

The action takes the form of a celebration in the center of the city, with ceremonial elements, held on the public space of Omonoia Square, which acted as a in-promptu social gathering with a large participation by the public. The festivities are  is  food and drinks distributed by the social kitchen independent solidarity group "O Allos Anthropos".  Street musicians are also involved the festivities. The public actions on the square, the sharing of food, dancing and singing, bring people together, a friendly coexistence under the symbolic idea of sowing. Within this setting, the ritualized action of the "sowing of the seeds" is undertaken by the artist, who spreads clay balls containing wheat seeds on the square and the surrounding areas.

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