This summer pack your swimsuit and head to sunny Crete, the beautiful island straddling the mountains and the beach, just a short flight from Athens or Mykonos, for the highly anticipated group show ‘AFTERMATH: A Year of Desire’ hosted by RedD Gallery. ‘AFTERMATH: A Year of Desire features exciting new works from Greece, France, Denmark, Australia, and the UK, created by artists Dimitri Likissas, Clemence Vazard, Thorbjorn Bechmann, Aline Alagem, George Raftopoulos, Danny Augustine, Hedley Roberts, and Andrea Tyrimos. Stunning paintings, prints, and sculptures are showcased in the space in Chania, Crete, during July up until the end of August, for the first post-lockdown exhibition of the season. Observing the visual and literal language of the works, ‘Aftermath: A Year Of Desire’ is an opportunity to reflect on how the pandemic has intensified and reshaped what we seek from our lives. RedD Gallery are also excited to announce their collaboration with the award winning MTArt Agency for this exhibition and the production of two new artworks by London based Andrea Tyrimos, focused on raising mental health awareness during the pandemic.
The RedD Gallery specialises in contemporary art and represents a number of international artists, showcasing works from a generous scope of emerging and renowned visual artists with a mixture of both virtual and physical exhibitions throughout the year. Operating within the primary market focusing on forward thinking artists, visionary creatives, and market disruptors.
This year RedD Gallery have also launched their inaugural bespoke RedD Art Retreat program in Chania. Aware of the challenges everyone has faced during lockdown in combination with the rise of remote working around the globe RedD Gallery give their guests the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of big city life and immerse themselves in art and nature on the island of Crete.
At the westernmost side of Crete, Chania is a wonderful place for a retreat. It offers a beautiful medieval town, some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. This retreat is ideally suited for small groups working in a corporate environment or large families that wish to spend time together after a year of remote working and lockdown.
As quoted in the FT online article – Are superstar employees about to be offshored, ‘In December, Greece passed a law offering lower tax rates to “digital migrants” who moved there. An accompanying promotional brochure, with pictures of blue seas and whitewashed farmhouses, asked: “If you can work from anywhere, why not work from Greece?”.
You can find out more about the exhibition and The RedD Art Retreat programme here : www.redd-pr.com