This is a short film from the Encounters student exhibitions at Ethnofest, November 2022. 

Text credits (in the film):

‘Encounters – Through art, ethnography and pedagogy’

Student exhibitions, November 2022

At Ethnofest – Athens Ethnographic Film Festival

Phoenix Gallery


Camera: Anne-May Risholt Fossnes

Curation: Elmedin Žunić, Electra Karatza and Pafsanias Karathanasis

Editing: Annagrazia Graduato



Works shown were results of the summer schools “Encounters between art, ethnography and pedagogy” (Lesvos, Encounters Team / University of Agder) and “Athens Summer School in Visual Ethnographic Practices” (Ethnofest & University of Amsterdam)



Student works displayed and presented in this film made by:

(in alphabetical order)

Annagrazia Graduato

Carlos Rivera Fernandez

Eleni Gkrilla

Evgenia (Evie) Despotopoulou

Filippos Mangioros

Gabby Zhiyu Wen

Jenthe Blockx

Jiangnan Wang

Katrine Sirnes Nesheim

Marharyta Tokarieva

Marianna Panourgia

Melia Weltzien

Nefeli Polymerou

Phuong Minh Huynh

Vafeiadou Gesthimani-Artemis


This exhibition was part of the Erasmus+ strategic partnership

‘Encounters – Through art, ethnography and pedagogy’ (2019–2022)


Encounters Partner organisations:

University of Agder, Norway

University of the Aegean, Greece

Ethnofest, Greece

Arts Cabinet, UK

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

R A K E T A, Sweden

University of Arizona, USA (Associate partner)


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