Press

A selection of press releases about “From Hand to Hand”. For inquiries please contact the authors by mail.

 


EPITOME Magazine

In the workshops of the Presidential Guard
A search for traces of the still active craft workshops in Greece. “From hand-to hand” project is about craftsmanship, artisans and their stories. On forecourt of the parliament, the Syntagma Square, the changing of the Greek presidential guard, the so-called Evzones, is celebrated every hour in front of the Unknown Soldier’s grave. It is not only one of the most famous touristic attractions in Athens, it is above all a living memorial for Greece.

Link to article: epitome.xyz


Weekender Magazine

The Weekender Magazine

The survival artists
A Feature of three stories in Issue 25 of the Weekender Magazine.

Excerpt of issue 25: the-weekender.com


LIFO

The last craftspersons of Greece through the eyes of two Germans
Their project “From hand to hand” is a living ethnological documentary that praises the professions of craftspeople who tend towards extinction.

Link to article: lifo.gr


Greek TV

Greek artisans and craftsmen rediscovered!
There are professions that we thought were lost for long and totally replaced by industry. How many times did you have the chance to meet a saddler, a basket weaver, a sandal maker or a luthier? However, they survive away from the spotlight, because there are still people dedicated to craftsmanship either because they “inherited” it from their ancestors or because they have discovered it and developed it themselves.

Link to article: greektv.com


Griechenland Zeitung

In harmony with the sea and its forces
The German-language Greek newspaper published two reports of the project in its summer edition.

Excerpt: griechenland.net


Andro

by Dimitris Falllieros

Two German Philhellenes are looking for the last craftsmen in Greece
Laura Bernhardt and Benjamin Tafel were fascinated by the manual production of objects and artifacts in Greece, which they decided to promote in their publication. An ode to the traditional Artisans.

Link to article: andro.gr


yatzer – From Hand to Hand

Yatzer.com

by Sara Panagiotopoulou

Shared Stories of Craftsmanship in Greece
From Hand to Hand is a beautifully curated showcase of Greek craftsmanship, featuring an intimate selection of makers. From boat builders in Pelion, to woodcarvers on the island of Skyros; and Athenian sandal makers, to a women’s cooperative in Visitza, all these and many more stories and their accompanying intriguing images on the site shine a spotlight on age old craftsmanship and traditions that are, sadly, being forgotten amongst the fast paced, computer-literate generations of our times.

Link to article: yatzer.com


Damn Magazine

DAMN Magazine

by Silvia Anna Barrilà

Two German Philhellenes are looking for the last craftsmen in Greece
Laura Bernhardt and Benjamin Tafel were fascinated by the manual production of objects and artifacts in Greece, which they decided to promote in their publication. An ode to the traditional Artisans.

Link to article: damnmagazine.net


Page Magazine

by Claudia Gerdes

How two designers built an online magazine after theHow two designers built an online magazine after their reportage trip
Everywhere in our country, trendy manufactures sprout from the ground – manual work is once again a great fascination in the digital age. One can still find many traditional craftspeople in Greece, such as basket maker, awning manufacturer, saddler, boat builder, metal worker or chair maker, who makes the typical tavern chairs on which we have all spent pleasant evenings in Greece …

Link to german article: page.de


livingpostcards.com

Craft is alive
From Hand to Hand is presented on the platform livingpostcards.com that was founded by Iliada Kothra.

Link to article: living-postcards.com

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