A symposium about the Greek queer scene, tackling issues such as diversity, radicalism and ‘deviant’ art, with theorists and artists debating on provocative
aesthetics and gender identities.
Is there an emerging Greek-style queer scene, ushering in a new era of changes on representational practices and legal reforms?
Is queer an antisocial dystopia or rather a new ‘norm’?
A distinctly Greek queer aesthetics: can it be said to exist?
The taped symposium has been uploaded on blod.gr of the Bodossaki Foundation
Prologue - Discussion moderation: Georgina Kakoudaki
Dimitris Papanikolaou The new queer Greece and (our) desire for history
Leo Kalovyrnas The 'de-fagging' of queer
Anna Mihopoulou Queer and feminism: Thoughts of a second-wave feminist
Konstantinos Kyriakos Today as tomorrow and yesterday: All the (queer) generations
Lina Rozi Expanding the loci of gender identities in contemporary Greek drama: The creative influences of queer theory
Dimitra Kondylaki Is queer an aesthetic category? A few thoughts on Dimitris Dimitriadis' oeuvre
Prologue - Discussion moderation: George Sampatakakis
Damianos Konstantinidis Queer as faggotry and horniness
Manolis Tsipos A few thoughts on the perceived success of the contemporary queer movement
Marios Chatziprokopiou Seeking language: Poetry performance and queer in Greece
Angela Brouskou How queer is theatre? Three performances of the Theatro Domatiou group (Jean Genet's The Maids, Margarita Karapanou's Yes, Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis)
Nina Rapi Queer aesthetics: Distance and immediacy
Fil Ieropoulos / FYTA What is a 'queer performance'?
Mochi Institutional cupcakes. The self-managed Athens queer scene
Epilogue: Dimitris Papanikolaou
Symposium hours: 17:00-20:00
The symposium will be taped and uploaded on blod.gr
Peiraios 260 (A2)
- 27/06/2019 at 17:00
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