Exhibition “Journey to Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere” in Thessaloniki


The exhibition will be open in Thessaloniki MOMus - Museum of Contemporary Art-Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art and State Museum of Contemporary Art Collections from August 30 to September 20.

February 2022 marked 100 years since the birth of Estonian-Russian semiotician Juri Lotman (St. Petersburg, Russia Lotman, 1922 – Tartu, Esthonia, 2022). To celebrate this anniversary, the exhibition “Journey in Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere” which was first presented at the Estonian National Museum, is now hosted by MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki, Greece, from August 30 till September 18, 2022.

Parallel events:

September 1, 2022 / 14:00 – Guided tour in the exhibition “Journey in Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere” by the semioticians Peeter Torop and Silvi Salupere. The tour will be in English.

September 15, 2022 / 14:00-18:00 – One day workshop in the frame of the exhibition “Journey in Juri Lotman’s Semiosphere”, organized and run by the Semiotic Lab of AUTh and MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art. The workshop will be in Greek.

Thessaloniki also hosts XV World Congress of Semiotics from August 30 to September 2, 2022.

Look also MoMus homepage.

The organisatsion of the exhibition was supported by Estonian Semiotics Association, Estonian Ministry of Culture, University of Tartu, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Cultural Endowment of Tartu.