The Performer in the 21st Century Conference

Poster Performer                       O N E – D A Y   C O N F E R E N C E   P R O G R A M M E                            «The Performer in the 21st Century» 9.30 – 10.00: Registration 10.00 -10.05: Welcome speech by the President of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Centre of the ITI Emmanouil Koutsourelis Theatre Director, President of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute  10.05-10.15: The Performer in the 21st Century: Conference Perspectives Dr Sozita Goudouna Art and Theatre Theorist, Conference Organising Chair and Member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Centre of the ITI THE PERFORMER IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE: NEW WAYS OF COLLABORATING Pecha Kucha Theatre Practices in Greece: Six Contemporary Groups 10.15-10.30: Nova Melancholia 10.30-10.45: Mkultra 10.45-11.00: Bijoux De Kant 11.00-11.15: Blitz 11.15-11.30: The Erasers 11.30-11.45: Medea Electronique  11.45-12.00: Coffee Break THE PERFORMATIVE TURN: NEW MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND SOUND 12.00-12.20: VOICEOGRAPH Panos Charalambous (Vice Chancellor Athens Fine Art School ) 12.20-12.40: Artistic Research in the Context of Immersive Performative Hybrid Environmental Experiences Dimitrios Charitos (Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) 12.40-13.00: Digital Craftsmanship and the “Maker” as a Performer Afroditi Psarra (PHD, Media Artist and Researcher of the Complutense University of Madrid in the Field of Image, Technology and Design) 13.00-13.20: Tracking Life? New Performative Practices in The Era of Datafication Daphne Dragona (New Media Theorist, Curator at Transmediale) 13.20-13.40: Dialogical technopolitics in public performances Kostas Daflos (Architect, Visual Artist, Assistant Professor, Architecture Department, National Technological University of Athens) 13.40-14.00: Performing Consiousness in Karen Casey’s «GLOBAL MIND PROJECT» Anna Hatzigiannaki (Art Historian, Director at NGO ARTOPOS) 14.00-14.30: Lunch Break THE EXPANDED FIELD: INTERSECTIONS BETWEEN THE VISUAL ARTS, THE PERFORMING ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE 14.30-14.50: The Role of the Artist in Post-performance Artistic Practices through the Greek Paradigm Alexandra Antoniadou (Art Historian – PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh)

14.50-15.10 Design Through Performance
Kyveli Anastadiadi
(Architect-Performer, University College London, Bartlett School of Architecture)

15.10-15.30: Performing the Failures of Humanism: on the Shortcomings of Social Affect Kostis Stafylakis (Art Theorist and Artist, PhD in Political Science. Adjunct lecturer at the Unit of Entrepreneurship and Innovation of Athens School of Fine Arts) 15.30-15.50: The Animal in Performance Art, or How to Explain New Materialism to a (Nearly) Dead Dog Irene Gerogianni (Art Historian and Critic, PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) 15.50-16.10: The Impact of Cyborg Scenography in Performance Art. Social messages and Implications Emmanuella Vogiatzaki-Krukowski (Set Designer, PhD Candidate) 16.10-16.30: Participatory Performances: The Dramaturgy of Every One Christiana Galanopoulou (Art Historian, Artistic Director at MIRFestival) THE PERFORMER IN THE 21ο CENTURY: CONTEMPORARY TYPOLOGIES  16.30-16.50: Performer: Typologies and Commonplaces in Modern Greek Theatre George Sampatakakis (Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies at the University of Patras) 16.50-17.10: Techno-acting and the Shifting Role of the Performer in Contemporary Director’s Theatre Stella Keramida (PhD in Theatre Theory, Director and Educator) 17.10-17.30 Phenomenology of the Body and Interpretation of Perception: Embodiment of Experience in the Performer-Audience Relationship Dionysia (Denny) Bouzioti (Theatre Theorist) 17.30-17.50: Performing Presence: Interpreting Catastrophe Mischa Twitchin (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Drama Dept., Queen Mary, University of London, Founding Member of Shunt Theatre Collective) 17.50-18.10: Thoughs, Q&A, Conclusions

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