Second Chance School of KalamataThe evolution of the image of the Greek woman …then and now…
Second Chance School of Kalamata We have information about the evolution of the image of the women in ancient times and nowadays from sculptures,paintings, pictorial performances, photos, generally through art.
Cycladic female sculptures Woman as a symbol of fertility (3000-2000 BC) In Cycladic period we have nude female figures with arms folded across the belly. Many believe that this symbolize the womans fertility.
Cycladic female sculptures Woman as a symbol of fertility (3000-2000 BC)
Women in Minoan & Mycenaean art In Mycenaean period, men and women wore jewelry impressive base or precious materials depending on their social class. Some jewelry was sewn into their clothes. The Mycenaeans had paid special attention to hygienic and beauty. Women in Minoan and Mycenaean period were painted eyes, lips and face
Women in Minoan & Mycenaean art The art of haute coiffure! (2000-1100 BC)
Archaic period Chores: the beauties of Athens (800-500 BC)In the Archaic and Classical period, thefemale figures on vases and sculpturesgenerally are decently dressed. Thefemale figures “chores”were young girlswho pretend good, elegantly dressed,decorated with many ornaments
Archaic periodChores: the beauties of Athens (800-500 BC)
Classical periodEveryday life of women (500-330 BC)
Hellenistic period A mix of Greek & Roman style & values (350 BC – 324 AD)From the second half of the 4th century.B.C. especially in the Hellenistic period,the status of women improvedconsiderably and released from theconservatism of the classical period. Inart, this is reflected in the appearance forthe first time naked female statues (egVenus), and the construction of femalefigurines are known for their grace.
Hellenistic periodA mix of Greek & Roman style & values (350 BC – 324 AD)
Byzantine periodOrthodoxy, magnificence and virtue (324 – 1453 AD) Women played an important role in Byzantine society They had access to education.
Byzantine periodOrthodoxy, magnificence and virtue (324 – 1453 AD)
Traditional costumesEach region has its own local color (15th -20th century)
Greek revolution 1821 Heroism & braveness
End of 19 century thBourgeois…
1940 World War II Women fighting in their own way
50’sAfter the war life begins again…
50’sFrom the family album of Evdokia & Anastasia, students at Second Chance SchoolTheir mother with friends, a. dressed casually and b. in traditional costumes
60’s -80’sLiberation & independence
80’s - today
This presentation was made by:• Antonopoulos Giorgos• Theodorakopoulou Maria• Karakasi Evdokia• Karakasi Anastasia• Mavrogianni Meropi• Beyias Christos• Pavlopoulos Giorgos• Fourtouni Antigoni Students of B Grade at Second Chance School of Kalamata
…and the teachers of Second Chance School of Kalamata• Papadopoulou Gioula• Gallou Georgia• Eleni LianouMusic: Manos Hatzidakis, Gioconda’s smileKalamata, 2012-2013