Varvakios, the Stomach of Athens

Since 1886, Varvakios Agora has been the Central Food Market of Athens situated between Omonoia and Monastiraki area. It is considered to be the Stomach of Athens, able to reflect the quality of life of its citizens. The film focuses on the anthropology of senses and the interactions that are occurring during the summer opening hours of the Market. The film is also an attempt of visualizing the sensory experience of the people working, shopping and eating inside Varvakios during July 2016, while the heat wave and Crisis could be alluded.