Fotini Barka (Greece)

Fotini Barka is a freelance journalist based in Athens.

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Fotini Barka is a freelance journalist based in Athens. For many years she worked at the Greek national daily newspaper Eleftherotypia. She has written extensively about arts and culture in Greece and abroad, both as a reporter and a commentator. Her work has also appeared in Pontiki weekly national newspaper, the Art Newspaper and various magazines. She holds a BA in Media and Communications Studies.

Her fellowship story looks at the reconstruction plans of the Contemporary Art Museums in Athens and Belgrade.

Diary

03 Aug 2015 / 08:36

Exploring museum mysteries amid fears of a Grexit

Fotini Barka

That night we ordered Chinese. A friend came over. After a long period of unemployment, she had just started working for a technology startup. We tried to recall the last time we ate Chinese food. Nobody could. "It’s been a long time," we said and tucked into the noodles as the kids played with the fortune cookies.