Date: 18/09/2013 – 09/2015

Venue: Biennale:4 Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, “Everywhere but Now”

Location: Alatza Imaret, Thessaloniki

QR-esque installation develops a dialogue between the arabesque technique of Islamic architecture and the web- like pattern of modern QR codes. Beforelight group met the neighbourhood around Alatza Imaret and captured images and stories of its human geography. Using its QR code-enabled cell phone, the visitor can ‘read’ the images and the words of the people of Alatza Imaret and focus on the monument’s Here and Now. The installation was accomplished with the collaboration of the photographer Stefanos Tsakiris (

The collected material of the installation can be visited on the following site: