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Workshop: Documenta 14. Aftermath in Athens

News vom 24.05.2018

Date: 31.05.2018 | 15:30 - 19:00
Venue: Henry-Ford-Bau, Akademischer Senatssaal, Garystraße 35, 14195 Berlin-Dahlem

A year after the opening of documenta 14 in Athens, this workshop initiates a first explorative discussion on the local legacies of the exhibition, both in terms of infrastructures and in terms of symbolic capital and connectivity within the art world. Artists, curators and academics analyze the various implications and effects of hosting documenta 14 for the Greek artistic scene and use the Athenian example in order to reflect on the tensions between global and local realities, power asymmetries and questions of sustainability.

PROGRAMME 3.30 pm: Introduction

Eleonora Vratskidou (art historian, TU Berlin)

3.45 pm: Session 1

Marina Fokidis (independent curator, curatorial advisor documenta 14)

Zafos Xagoraris (visual artist, Athens School of Fine Arts)


  • Eva Stefani (visual artist, University of Athens)
  • Aristide Antonas (architect and writer, University of Thessaly)
  • Dimitris Athiridis (film director)

Screening: Dimitris Athiridis, Where art thou (25 min., excerpts)

6.30 pm: Session 2

Nadja Argyropoulou (independent curator)

Eva Fotiadi (contemporary art historian, lecturer, St. Joost Academy of Art and Design, The Netherlands)

  • Centrum Modernes Griechenland (CeMoG), Freie Universität Berlin
  • Institut für Kunstwissenschaft und Historische Urbanistik, Technische Universität Berlin