BIRTHPLACE / the Opening Ceremony of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games
conceived, visualised and directed by DIMITRIS PAPAIOANNOU

birthplace2004.com
ten years on
a blog celebrating our memories of the ceremony
with new documentary material by ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI

BIRTHPLACE (2004) / memory

show day / 13 August 2004
documentary video by ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI

BIRTHPLACE / creative team

conceived, visualised and directed by DIMITRIS PAPAIOANNOU

co-creation, music concept creator YORGOS KOUMENDAKIS
set designer LILI PEZANOU
lighting designer & director ELEFTHERIA DEKO
choreographer ANGELIKI STELLATOU
costume designer SOPHIA KOKOSALAKI
video director & producer ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI
ceremonies texts LINA NIKOLAKOPOULOU
pyrotechnic design CHRISTOPHE BERTHONNEAU
clepsydra segment—visual concept & direction ANGELOS MENDIS
coordinator of the creative—associate director TINA PAPANIKOLAOU

full credits here: birthplace2004.com/credits

BIRTHPLACE / documentary videos

directed and produced by ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI (haosfilm.com)

chief editor MATT JOHNSON
video ATHINA RACHEL TSANGARI, ISAAC MATHES, MARGARITA MANDA, ATHENS 2004 AUDIOVISUAL ARCHIVE, JACK MORTON WORLDWIDE
editing SANDRINE CHEYROL, MARINA GIOTI, MARIA HATZAKOU
ceremony tv broadcast ATHENS OLYMPIC BROADCASTING

This documentary video was first presented at the exhibition “A Greek Ceremony: Exhibition of Costumes and Objects from the Opening Ceremony of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games” at the Beijing Capital Museum, between 20 May and 6 July 2008, as part of the Cultural Year of Greece in China. The exhibition, curated and designed by Lili Pezanou, was then transferred to the National Glyptotheque in Athens, Greece between 8 and 20 December 2009.

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