“Body in public space as experience and praxis”

Center for Mediterranean Architecture

– Free entrance

10:00 – 10:30 Registrations
10:30 – 11:00 Opening/ Welcome notes

11:00 – 11:30 [20’+10′ Questions]
*Angeliki Avgitidou How to be public in space
Performance artist, architect and academic, Associate Professor at the School of Fine Arts, University of Western Macedonia
Co-ordinator: Dimitra Chatzisavva

11:30 – 12:30 [45’+15’ Questions]
Dimitra ChatzisavvaCorporeal mappings of public places
Architect, Associate Professor, School of Architecture TUC

Stella Mastorosteriou Choreographic Approaches to Urban Space – Two Examples

Vicky AngelidouCommunity engagement as part of the artistic work in the public space through three examples
Artistic researcher, choreographer, psychologist-Gestalt psychotherapist

Break 15’

12:45 – 13:15 [20’+10 Questions]
*Carol BrownResisting Cruel Histories – Dance on a Democratic Ground Plane
Professor In Dance, Victorian College of the Arts (VCA)
Co-ordinator: Ariadne Mikou

13:15 – 14:00 [30’+15’ Questions]
Antonis BertosThe body and the city that we inhabit through two videodance works: when digital media promote the performative body in public space
Interdisciplinary Artist – Researcher

Maria Nefeli SiozouThe sexuality of dance and the sexualization of public space. Bodies as limits and claims in space
Architect Engineer

Lunch break

17:00 – 17:30 [20’+10 Questions]
*Anna TzakouTo Perform Public Space: an Event of Dreaming within the Realm of the Ordinary
Performer, theatre director and practice-based research, Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Peloponnese
Co-ordinator: Alexandros Vazakas

17:30 – 18:30 [45’+15’ Questions]
Dimitris Psychogyios, Nikos Platsas, Rena Stolidou, Archnonti IoannouSomatics and Architectural Technology
Dimitris Psychogyios (Assistant Professor Arch. UTH), Nikos Platsas (Researcher Arch. UTH), Rena Stolidou (Researcher Arch. UTH), Archnonti Ioannou (Researcher Arch. UTH)

Ioanna StouriThe moving body as a tool for re-reading and re-interpreting space
Architect, Performer, Researcher

Sarah MöllerTowers, decks and urban waste – filmdance in new york’s 70s and 80s
PhD Candidate, Freie Universität Berlin

Break 15’

18:45 – 19:30 [30’+15’ Questions]
Co-ordinator: Steriani Tsintziloni
Ioannis SidiropoulosExploring the Transformative Potential of Virtual Performances and Screendance in Public Spaces: Responding to the Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
Doctoral Researcher Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne

Polena Kolia Petersen Dances for present and future worlds: attentions for becoming with the other through dance improvisation as somaesthetic and political practice
Dancer, maker, practitioner & researcher of sustainable, participatory movement practices

19:30 – 20:00 [20’+10 Questions]
*Michael Klien & Vitoria KotsalouGovernance of sensibility
Michael Klien (Artist, Choreographer, Professor at Duke University) & Vitoria Kotsalou (Dancer, Choreographer)

20:00 – 20:30
Final Remarks / Discussion

23 July

Center for Mediterranean Architecture

Scientific committee:
Alexandros Vazakas (Architect, Associate Professor TUC)
Dr. Ariadne Mikou (Architect, Dance Researcher)
Dr. Steriani Tsintziloni (Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre Studies National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
Dimitra Chatzisavva (Architect, Associate Professor TUC)
Sofia Falierou (Choreographer, Artistic Director of Dance Days Chania)

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