A collaboration between the Centre of Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia Municipality and the Cyprus Photographic Society

The Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR) of the Costas and Rita Severis Foundation invites you to participate in the study and documentation of old photographs of Cyprus kept at CVAR’s photographic archive. 

The past year has been a difficult one for the CVAR. As a result of the financial crisis, we lost possession of the building that houses the Centre and have been facing imminent closure...

We are delighted to share that CVAR's story and accompanying project proposal, is one of the eleven stories selected to receive a grant award...

The Centre of Visual Arts & Research (CVAR) is home to the Costas and Rita Severis collections of paintings, antique costumes and memorabilia as well as a library and research centre...

On 15 December 2016, the Centre of Visual Arts & Research announced the acquisition of