Anna Filini is an architect and a painter. She was born in Athens and studied Architecture at the Milan Polytechnic University, where she lived for six years and then for five years in West Berlin. She took the first drawing classes next to the painter Eleni Zongolopoulou. In Milan she attended the free workshop on nude of Brera Fine Arts Academy. In addition to Greece and Cyprus she has visited archaeological sites, museums and exhibitions in several cities of the central, northern and western Europe, Egypt, China, Cuba, Turkey, Canada.
The parallel paths of word and image have often fascinated historians of both art and literature. Consequently, they have been explored in many exhibitions at the Benaki Museum as well
ELENI VAROPOULOU: PORTRAYING ODYSSEUS In the eyes of Anna Filini Odysseus would seem to be the supreme myth for the traveller, the wayfarer, and the wanderer – the man who