Journalist, History researcher, art and science lover.
Doxi's Mix: Greek spirit meets the power of Hip-Hop
Doxi turns out to be one of the most promising and original artists of the new Greek music scene. He releases a video clip for his new single "Couldn't Wait" (via Panik Records), which serves as a precursor to his upcoming album "From Athens".
Ode to Paris
Paris is the beloved city of thousands of people around the world. It is a city that is associated with memories, love, vacations, and the education of people from various backgrounds. It is also geographically a place of freedom. Furthermore, it is no coincidence that, for decades, many persecuted people who manage to escape the dictatorial and totalitarian regimes of their countries have often chosen Paris as a safe haven.
A ray of hope in the information chaos
That we live in an age of information overload is common knowledge. For most of us, it is a blessed time. Some are more concerned, saying that we produce far more information and data than we can ultimately consume.
The "Stranger" who remains unknown
Thousands of pages have been written about "The Stranger," the novel by the French writer and Nobelist Albert Camus, published in France in 1942. The book has been translated into 68 languages and sold more than six million copies.
Mama, eternally young
Last November, I lost both of my parents within a week of each other. They died two days apart from different illnesses. First, my father passed away and two days later my mother. At the funeral, the priest said that despite their terrible loss, these two people were blessed because they had lived together for more than 60 years and died together. They were buried in the same grave.
Racism, Homophobia, Violence and Literature
Édouard Louis, the 28-year-old French writer, is considered the new "enfant terrible" of French literature. One Saturday last August, we were talking animatedly in a busy restaurant on the island of Aegina. He had chosen this Greek island near the capital Athens to spend his summer vacation. Even at our first meeting there, I recognized a kind of contradiction when I unconsciously compared his gentle and calm current aura with his fierce and angry literary writing.
How will we shape the future?
Is there a God? Can we predict the future? Is there other intelligent life in the universe? What is inside a black hole? Will artificial intelligence outsmart us? Should we colonize space? Will we survive on Earth?
What is art today?
What is art today? Recently I attended a lecture on this question. The speaker said that the art of our time is important in addressing social problems. For example, good art addresses the rights of discriminated minorities, the weak, and victims of war.