Thursday 24th September 2015

11.00 Walking Tour in Athens, ‘Athens: The Institution of Failure or How the failure of State becomes the State of Things’ – Constantina Theodorou (researcher, architect) [limited number of participants] Starting Point: Metro Keramikos. To book email:
11.00 Parallel Event/Workshop ‘Unworking the Institution: Gender, Technology, Power’, (Ampatiellou 11 Athens)
14.30 Registration/Lunch/Screenings
Screening Program: “There Are No Others, There Are Only Us” by Marc Silver, (2009), 10min., “You Made Me Love You” by Miranda Pennell, (2005), 4min., “Experimental Studies in the Social Climates of Groups” by Kurt Lewin, (1939), 41min., “Tatoo” by Miranda Pennell, (2001), 9min., “Private Parades (Military Parade & Student Parade)” by Zafeiris Haitidis, (2012), 16min., “Moments of Silence” by Lars Bergström, Mats Bigert, (2014), 14min, “Workers Leaving the factory” by Harun Farocki (1995), 36min., “Public Hearing” by James N. Kienitz Wilkins, (2012), 110min.
18.30 Opening of the Conference/Welcome Note
19.00 # Keynote Athena Athanassiou (Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences, Greece) ‘Counter-institutions, counter-publics, and the performative in the political’
20.15 # Keynote Bojana Kunst (Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany) ‘Planting an Institution’
21.15 Installations, artworks, & ephemeral sculptures inside and in the garden of Green Park
[Alexandros Alekidis, Eirene Efstathiou, Arbit City Group, Evangelia Dimitrakopoulou, Aggeliki Germanopoulou, Dimitris Getsis, Evi Kalogiropoulou, Byron Kalomama, Anna Lascari, Panos Matheou, Thalia Raftopoulou, Nana Sachini, Sofia Simaki, Kostas Tzimoulis, Myrto Xanthopoulou, Ioanna Xatzipanigiri, Aggelos Merkes, Mary Zygouri]
21.30 Opening Party
DJ Set Yorgia Karydi, Aggelos Kiriou, Thalia Raftopoulou

Friday 25th September 2015

11.00-13.00 # Panel 1
Maria Sideri (University of the Aegean, Greece) ‘Performative Political Speech. Have the Female members of Greek Parliament altered the hegemonic language norms?’
Sophia Lycouris (University of Edinburgh, UK) ‘Political responsibility and the unimaginable: how to rehearse new forms of resistance?’
Pieter Verstraete (Hacettepe University Ankara, Turkey) ‘Performing Arts at the Vanishing Point of Social Protest in a “New” Turkey’
13.00-14.30 Lunch Break
# Matthew Fink and P A Skantze, ‘Free Clinics’ (parallel action during lunch break)
14.30- 16.00 # Panel 2
Kostis Velonis ‘Uber marionette Grace and the Fall of the Performer’
Elisa Frasson (University of Roehampton, UK) ‘The roles of institutions and non-institutional organisations in the Italian dance and performance scene in the era of the crisis. The Veneto Region: an Italian case study’
Steriani Tsintziloni – Betina Panagiotara (University of Roehampton, UK) ‘Thinking through dance institutions in Greece’ 16.00-16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 # Keynote Vassilis Tsianos (University of Hamburg, Germany) ‘Destitutions: fugitive Planning and mobile Commons’
17.30 # Keynote Denise Ferreira Da Silva (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
18.00 # Walking Lecture/Exploration Charlie Fox (Counterproductions) ‘Out of Step – a Peripatetic School of Philosophy’
18.30 # Homemade performance in a nearby apartment in Exarcheia Nova Melancholia “Stillness” [limited number of participants -max 15] To book email:
19.30 # Round-Table Discussion: Institutions, Politics and the Crisis 1
Ash Bulayev (independent curator), Maria Gorgia (choreographer), Despina Zefkili (art critic, senior editor athinorama), Elpida Karaba (curator, art theorist), Evangelia Ledaki (curator), Giorgos Papadopoulos (economist, philosopher), Steriani Tzirtziloni (dance theorist)
21.00 # Parallel Programme Green Park
# Performance-Lecture: Mariela Nestora “On the collective choreography project”
# Performance: Kostas Tsioukas “A faun with a fan”
# Live concert: “Regress²” Romvos/Panagiotis Raptis, Manolis Papadopoulos
# Live concert: Romvos/Akis Sinos

Saturday 26th September 2015
10.00 # Walking Tour in Athens, ‘Athens: The Institution of Failure or How the failure of State becomes the State of Things’ – Constantina Theodorou (researcher, architect) [limited number of participants] To book email:
11.30-13.00 # Panel 3
Maria Michou (N.T.U.A., Greece) ‘designing remembrance with theoretical tools: the exile island of Gyaros’
Charlie Stiven (University of Edinburgh, UK) ‘Micro makes Macro’
Paris Legakis ‘Claim your Anger, a manifesto on politics and political art’
13.00-14.30 Lunch Break
14.30-16.30 # Panel 4
Liz Tomlin (University of Birmingham, UK) ”New Ways of Being Together?”: Performative explorations of democracy, debate and decision-making’
Fred Dalmasso (University of Worcester, UK) ‘Stages of Statelessness’
Tunde Awosanmi (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) ‘The politics of Freedom Park’s de/re-institutionalization: Artivism, activism and Soyinka’s site-embedded performance of the beatification of the area boy’
Nina Bandi (Zurich University of Arts/Lucerne University of Arts, Switzerland) ‘Why a political gesture cannot be defeated…’
16.30-17.00 Coffee Break
17.00 # Keynote Isabell Lorey (European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies) ‘Presentist democracy: destituent breaks, instituent practices, constituent process’
18.00 # Keynote Stefano Harney (University of Singapore) ‘Unsocial Sociability’
19.30 # Round-Table Discussion: Institutions, Politics and the Crisis 2
Panos Charalabous (President of Fine Arts Department, Athens School of Fine Arts), Evi Prousali (theatre critic/ dr.theatrical studies), Adam Szymczyk (artistic director documenta 14), Constantina Theodorou (architect/researcher), Myrsini Zorba (researcher of cultural politics)
21.00 # Matthew Fink and P A Skantze, ‘Free Clinics’ (parallel action)
Parallel Programme Green Park
# Mary Zygouri “The sounds of a Greek institution” (durational performance)
21.00 # Vassiliea Stylianidou “A CLOUDish wALL IS HAUNTING THE WORLD”
21.30 # Keren Katz “Choreographed Comics”
22.00 # Live performance/concert Romvos/Ilan Manouach, Stefanos Xytiris
22.30 # Live performance/concert Romvos/Acte Vide +
23.00 # Live Concert LukaToyBoy
23.30 DJ Set Marina Gioti

Sunday 27th September 2015
10.00-12.00 # Walking Lecture/Exploration Charlie Fox/counterproductions ‘Out of Step – a Peripatetic School of Philosophy’
12.00-13.30 # Panel 5
Gil Naveh (independent artist/journalist) & Yael Mishali (Ben-Gurion University /Tel Aviv University, Israel), ‘Performing the Limits of “Queer” in Israel’
Natalia Koutsougera (Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences, Greece) ‘Female street performativity and the deinstitutionalization of dominant hip-hop dance culture’
Paul Sadot (University of Chichester, UK) ‘Contemporary Negotiations: Dramaturgy, Turbulence And Breaking Conventions with UK Hip Hop Dancers in the Space of Theatre’
13.30-15.00 Lunch Break
15.00-16.30 # Round Table Discussion: Artists and the Institutions
Anestis Azas (performance/theatre maker), Charalambos Goyios (composer, director), Pinelopi Iliaskou (artistic co-ordinator Dunkan Dance center), Kostas Koutsolelos (performance/theatre maker), Giorgos Sapatakakis (University of Patras), Katerina Tselou (curator), Eirene Efstathiou (artist)
16.45-18.45 # Panel 5
Gary Anderson (Liverpool Hope University, UK) ‘11 Theses on Institutional Transformation’
Rachel Cockburn (Central School of Speech and Drama, UK) ‘Antagonising the Subject of Institutional Critique’
18.45-19.00 Coffee Break
19.00 # Keynote Alexandros Kioupkiolis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) ‘Enacting the new, the commons and the politics of anti-hegemony’
20.00 # Keynote Gerald Raunig (European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies) ‘Occupy, Molecularize, Dividualize’
Parallel Programme Green Park
21.00 # November, “Polyphony is hard, democracy is harder” Transistors – an intervention on social polyphony
21.00 # Performance Lecture: City Orbit Group “ACG: The Legion of the Modest”
21.30 # Performance: Erica Scourti “Negative Docs”
22.00 # Live Concert: The Soul Vibrators
Video works by Anna Laskari, ‘Escalator Games’, Mary Zygouri – ‘Maria Karavela’ and ‘Semi-Liberda’, Sofia Simaki ‘Untitled’, Panos Mattheou, ‘Xenios Zeus’and Chryssa Tsampazi ‘I can’t relax in Deutschland’

Monday 28th September 2015
10.30-12.30 # Panel 7
Daniela Salazar (FCSH, New University of Lisbon) ‘Performance and the museum space’
Ana Bigotte Vieira (IFILNOVA, IHC, Universidade Nova de Lisboa) ‘Spaces of Resistance and Practices of Invention – Practices of Resistance and the Invention of Spaces’
Lara F. Portolés Argüelles (Open University of Catalonia, Spain) ‘Performativity of fieldwork in an art institution’
Anna Tsichli Boissonnas (University of Peloponnese, Greece) ‘Kinitiras: A collective and performative artistic network in motion’
13.30-15.00 Lunch Break
15.00-16.00 # Panel 8
Karolina Lambrou (University of Cyprus) ‘Staging the state of exception: The work of Regina José Galindo’
Mara Papavasileiou Alexandros Zomas (N.T.U.A., Greece) ‘Power and Identity: The Wire as a critique to institutional Power’
16.00-16.30 Coffee Break
# Performance-Lectures:
16.30 Ana Dinger (University of Portugal) and Fernanda Eugénio (University of Portugal) ‘Situating performance and performing the situation: traveling modes of research between art and ethnography and the transitivity of the institutional’
17.15 Monika Jaeckel ‘performance practice and institutional performativity’ (Angeliki Dalangeli, Eva Papadopoulos, Kim Chowdhury, Nikolay Ivonov)
18.00 Vania Gala ‘No time for ambition’
18.45 Dr Nicephor Herrantes (University of Sao Paulo).‘Pustiá ké ololygmós: Selections from the Occult Songs of the Greek People’
19.30 Closing Remarks-Discussion
Parallel Programme Green Park
Video works by Anna Laskari, ‘Escalator Games’, Mary Zygouri – ‘Maria Karavela’ and ‘Semi-Liberda’, Sofia Simaki ‘Untitled’, Panos Mattheou, ‘Xenios Zeus’and Chryssa Tsampazi ‘I can’t relax in Deutschland
20.30 # Performance: Yorgia Karudi
21.00 # Performance Lecture: Eran Hadas “Alert: Translate” – Translation in an Algorithmic Age”
21.30 # Sound Performance/Installation: Kiou & me ‘Calendars” [Green Park Terrace]
22.00 # Screening (preview) Stefanos Mondelos “FACK MSUV / Performing the Museum as a common/ and the common as a museum”
23.00 Closing Party
DJ Set Disconekt & Blue Lagoon