reclaiming public and private spaces in Athens and Piraeus in the most imaginative ways
Like last year we initiate the preparations for the second Festival Clockwork Mantarin, like last year, the full moon will accompany us in this artistic event that will bring us, like last year close to communicate our work and pieces of ourselves in and out of the artistic activity however, everything around it so as to find ways to experiment outside the city limits, in the Penteli mountain.An art workshop - small residency, where artists are invited to create in situ projects to be implemented on site.
The Parliament of Bodies, the Public Programs of documenta 14, emerged from the experience of the so-called “long summer of migration” in Europe, revealing the simultaneous failure not only of modern representative democratic institutions but also of ethical practices of hospitality. The Parliament was in ruins. The real Parliament was on the streets, constituted by unrepresented and undocumented bodies resisting austerity measures and xenophobic policies.
WORLD TOUR is bringing something around from place to place. It is a belief that there is something which can be or should be delivered to all people. Even it has to be adapted to specific conditions of encounters, everybody is different, it is the believe in something universal, uniting.
Klassenfahrt, an educational tour organised by the highly reputable Blue Owl Travels agency, will offer you the possibility to experience Athens’ exquisite suburbia with some peculiar companions as well as getting you in touch with amazing art works. It will be a playful evening, and a trip, on which you will be asked to actively participate and frame the conditions of this collective experience.
On April 8, documenta 14 opens its exhibition in Athens. Extending over the city in more than 40 different public institutions, squares, cinemas, university locations, and libraries, over 160 international artists will show works newly conceived for documenta 14.
The main exhibition venues will be open from Tue.—Su., 11 am–9 pm, Thur. 11–11 pm. Please find individual opening hours and dates during Easter as well as ticket information on the website of documenta 14.
Keimena is a weekly broadcast of films presented by the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT), curated by Hila Peleg and Vassily Bourikas, and organized by documenta 14. By relying for its presentation on ERT, Greece’s public television broadcaster, the project aims to extend documenta 14’s scope into viewers’ homes, imagining and constituting new and different publics.
The Rose Valland Institute is an art project initiated by Maria Eichhorn within the context of documenta 14. The Institute is going public for the first time with a call for papers focusing on the topic of Orphaned Property in Europe.