At "The Cultural Center
Hellenic Foundation" in Athens, between 1st February
and 16th April, one will be able to see and touch Leonardo
Da Vinci's inventions.
The exhibition entitled The genius of Leonardo
is organized by "Next Generation", one of the leading
event organizers and producers in Greece. The exposition displays
40 machines that were built after the study of Leonardo da
Vincis drawings, using materials available in the Renaissance
The machines derive from Leonardo's manuscripts named "Codices"
(1478-1505) and are grouped into five sections: mechanical
devices, earth (crane, printing press, oil press, robot),
water (Archimedes screw, the webbed glove) air (ornithopter,
parachute, flying ornithopter bicycle) and fire (canon, machine
gun, armoured vehicle).
The exhibition is like a spectacle, in which knowledge and
entertainment are entwined, revealing Leonardo's genius.