"The veil that shrouds the king, as impressive as it may appear, the more ephemeral and tenuous it is. It is deconstructed by the very same hands that made it, it is washed and returned heavy to awaken him from the vain stupor of sweet authority." Read More
The flag is the collective acceptance of an emblem or symbol. Here, the artist uses it to represent merely his presence in the space. Performing the monumental moment of the raising of a flag and imitating stances from iconic paintings and photographs (from the Russian revolution, French revolution, Gay Pride, Indignados movement etc.), he attempts a gesture void of meaning and symbolism, an oxymorous symbol of today. Read More
The initiative developed out of a network of workers, volunteers and residents inside the Malakasa refugee camp, who are organising amongst themselves so as to go beyond what their jobs perscribe in order to tackle the urgent needs of the residents of the camp, to raise pubilc awareness, combat social exclusion, and to find ways to integrate into the life of the city through cultural and educational projects. Read More
The House of Women: For Empowerment and Emancipation, is a self-organised Feminist advocacy group. Inspired by antisexist and antirasist prinicples, the grou focuses on supporting female refugees that are victims of sexual and other abuses.
During the fest on Avdi Square, the advocacy group The House of Women: For Empowerment and Emancipation distribute information, raise awareness, and sell hancrafted items, collecting donations for the purchase of first-aid goods for the support of the women refugee inmates held at Petrou Ralli Foreign National Detention Center. Public address by Shayan Ahmad. Read More
UBUNTU DRUM and dance group is a Pan-African group based in Athens.
"In Zulu, a South African language, ubuntu means humanity, compassion and kindness. We believe that Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu meaning that a person is a person through other people. In short, we are all connected and cannot survive without each other. Therefore, we perform traditional drum and dances with music from all over Africa, through the spirit of Ubuntu. The dancers and drummers are from different parts of Africa and we welcome anyone who shares our passion for music and dance." Read More
Participating: Dimitris Karampoulis / SoCrates
"NOW is the wedding of the before and after
what I have not known yet with what I have yet to see
With the ritual of marriage is marked the fuck between tomorrow and my memory of yesterday
The penetration of new ideas into my historical data." Read More