The Athens Photo Festival 2019 presents "Vaskos" by Vassilis Noulas & Kostas Tzimoulis (DAI, 2011). Benaki Museum, Pireos. Till July 28
"City in Pieces" at EIGHT, critical institute for art and politics, is an exhibition curated by Kostas Tzimoulis (DAI, 2013) and Gigi Argyropoulou ( guest tutor DAI in 2016 and 2018) With Yota Ioannidou (DAI, 2009) among many others.
Kostas Tzimoulis (DAI, 2011) invites us to "Imagine a Heroic Landscape", a performance by Nova Melancholia, an ephemeral monument for Rosa Luxemburg who was murdered in Berlin 100 years ago. Venue: The EIGHT - critical institute for arts and politics.
How I Lost My Marbles; or, Calling for Colonial Patricide The unconditional return of artefacts such as the Parthenon Marbles is a must – but can it redress the shocking arrogance of former colonizers? A text by ILIANA FOKIANAKI for Frieze
Fotini Gouseti (DAI, 2013) sends us "Predictions by Bella Kydonaki: Learning from Athens & Learning from Documenta". Watch this video work HERE.
MUST SEE if in Athens: writer, theorist and filmmaker Trinh T. Minh-ha's solo@State of Concept ~ on show till February 2, 2019.
2017 - 2018 ~ Modes of Organization, Caring and Thinking ~ Report on COOP SUMMIT 2018 by You Mi ~ Photos by Silvia Ulloa
Under the blinding Mediterranean sun on a boilding hot pre-summer day, and amidst the hustle and bustle of Athens, a city living in the multiple ripple effects of European monetary and refugee politics, the students and tutors of DAI perambulated the city as part of COOP Summit 2018, the final presentations of the year-long COOP study groups.