Shedia’s vendors in their recognisable red vests are now a familiar sight at street intersections, concert halls and other high-visibility places, challenging societal perceptions, one newspaper at a time. For the vendors, it is a step towards social inclusion, of getting back their dignity, their livelihoods, their jobs and homes back. When Christos Alefantis started […]
This summer marks the first festival venture by the people of shedia home, to be staged right in their front yard, Kolokotroni Street. The programme is lush: photo, video and sketch exhibitions, food tastings, live gigs, DJ sets and pop-up parties, children’s workshops, bicycle rides and moon observing are on the menu, with more to be […]
In the shadow of the Acropolis, on one of the busiest street corners in central Athens, attracting Greeks and tourists alike, shedia, the country’s street paper, is a major presence. Vendors populate the area, next to churches and souvenir shops, always visible. But the multi-storey complex of “shedia home” also catches the eyes of passers-by, […]
Lefteris Lazarou launched a new project, quite different from everything else, a project of solidarity and social sensitivity, since he supports with all his might the brand new offices of the street magazine “Shedia” (trnsl. raft), which opened in the center of Athens. Read more here.