Welcommon Hostel: A Unique Model of Socially-responsible and Sustainable Tourism in Athens

“We are part of the social change we want to see happen.” Fotoessa chose Welcommon Hostel as the main venue for the Agora Erasmus + activities (2019) and the stay of its participants since it is a unique model of socially-responsible and sustainable tourism in Athens. Nikos Chrysogelos presented the aspirational Welcommon project which combines


Civil society, according to Ernest Geller, is a set of diverse non-governmental institutions strong enough to offset the state, which, while not preventing it from fulfilling its role as a guarantor of peace and an arbitrator of great interests, can nevertheless prevent it from dominating and extirpating the rest of society. In Fotoessa, we are