An exhibition as a stage of dialogue for Modern Heritage in Cyprus

The work of the Cypriot modernist architect Stavros Economou was featured for the first time in the retrospective exhibition “Past-forward: Stavros Economou Unarchived” in Nicosia. Unarchived works spanning from the last years of British rule until the first decades after the declaration of the Republic of Cyprus are included. At the same time, the exhibition expanded the architectural archive with the use of digital media and storytelling (3D images, short films, virtual reality applications, etc.), creating a stage for dialogue, while posing questions on the modern Cypriot city and its public space, as well as the integration of modern architectural heritage into contemporary life.

In the framework of the event, a series of guided tours, presentations and talks took place from 12th June to 2nd  October 2021.

Author: Stavroula Thravalou (UCY)