Dot2dot was born in 2013 in Thessaloniki.
We want to live creatively, express ourselves and our opinions and to actively contribute to creating collaborative activities as well as to do the job we love the most.
What we do
Our activities include themed walks and alternative routes in the city and nearby archaeological sites, educational programs for educational and social organisations, as well as cultural and artistic workshops and events for kids and adults.
How we do it
Our modus operandi is focused on interdisciplinary collaboration. We take advantage of and combine our varied educational backgrounds and expertise in order to create activities and events that are accurate, educational and hands – on, providing our audiences with engaging and interactive experiences.
What we believe
Knowledge, creation, culture, art and communication, are like a journey with many interesting stops along the way. Each and every stop matters and has its own special meaning on the way to the final destination. By connecting the dots, stops and meanings, we re-tell the city’s story in a creative, pleasant and approachable way for all.
Our aim is to show the many different aspects of a city, like Thessaloniki, to foster communication between citizens and visitors, creative expression through art and to promote city’s creative workforce through the exchange of ideas and the collaboration within a network of cooperation.
Vasiliki was born in Trikala and has been living in Thessaloniki since 2001. She is an archaeologist with postgraduate studies in Byzantine Archaeology and also a certified tourist guide. She studied Greek Palaeography at the Hagiographical Centre Studies of Thessaloniki as well as Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art. She has worked as an archaeologist for the Ministry of Culture, at the Teloglion Fine Arts Foundation as well as the research committee of the University of Thessaloniki and the church of Thessaloniki for the completion of research programmes.
Born and raised in Thessaloniki, Maria graduated from the American College of Thessaloniki and continued her studies as an archaeologist. Her postgraduate studies in the History of Anthropogenic Environment focused on the relationship between man and cultural landscape. During her internship in the Unesco chair on Intercultural Policy of the University of Macedonia she became involved with issues of cultural heritage management. She is a certified tourist guide and since 2007 she has been working in the Ministry of Culture as an archaeologist in several sites of Northern Greece.
Nikolina was born and raised in Thessaloniki. She graduated from the German School of Thessaloniki and then studied at the Department of Fine Arts and Sciences of Arts in the University of Ioannina. She continued her studies in Graphic Design at AAS College (Partner Institution of UCLan). She collaborated for three years with the State Museum of Contemporary Art as a museum educator and has also worked at arts and crafts workshops for children and at a children’s camp. For the last few years she works as a graphic designer.
Christina was born in Athens and has been living in Thessaloniki since 2001. She studied Theology at the University of Thessaloniki and Greek Palaeography at the Hagiographical Centre Studies of Thessaloniki. She is a PhD canditate of Theology. She specializes in Special Education and particularly in Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia. She holds the Hellenic Sign Language Diploma from the Hellenic Federation of the Deaf as well as the Braille System of Reading and Writing Certificate from the Center for Education and Rehabilitation for the Blind. She participated in the PEGA program “Culture/Special Needs. Access for People with Disabilities and/or Special Educational Needs in the natural and cultural environment of museums and archaeological sites” (Department of Special Education, University of Thessaly). She has worked for three years at the University of Thessaloniki assisting professional staff members as well as with the research committee of the University, the church of Thessaloniki and the strategic publications for the completion of research programmes.