My Dreams Were Dashed Against Your Walls          

My Dreams Were Dashed Against Your Walls
Public Art Exhibition

Medieval Village of Vessa

July 6th – September 8th 2024
Opening reception: 6 July, 18:00

 Participating artists:

Ahmet Doğu Ipek, Andreas Lolis, Francis Offman, Malvina Panagiotidi, Georgia Sagri, Socratis Socratous, Hale Tenger, Antrea Tzourovits

Curated by Akis Kokkinos, Founder of DEO Projects

DEO in collaboration with the community of the medieval settlement of Vessa presents My Dreams Were Dashed Against Your Walls, its first public art exhibition.

Eight international artists present new, site-specific, large-scale installations as well as existing artworks, transforming the entire village of Vessa into a contemporary art experience.

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DEO projects 

DEO Projects was established in 2021 and is a registered non-profit cultural organization located on the island of Chios, Greece.

It stands as the sole contemporary art entity on the island, boasting a diverse range of programs that encompass solo and group exhibitions, artist residencies, public commissions, educational activities, and collaborations with both public and private entities such as historical monuments, local museums, associations, and non-institutional spaces.

The vision of DEO is to serve as a platform for transnational dialogue while simultaneously supporting the cultural infrastructure of the island, aiming to be recognized as the premier contemporary art summer destination in Europe.

DEO's programs draw inspiration from the island's rich historical, maritime, commercial, social, and cultural roots, consistently attracting a diverse audience, comprised of both Greek and international visitors.

All of DEO’s programs and events are free and open to everyone.


Chios island, Greece