Conversations (Of) Public Interest
Using Dahlberg’s works as a spring board for conversations, locus athens in collaboration with insidestory.gr, the subscription-based news website that focuses on long form journalism in Greece, is organizing a parallel program of talks in our new space TAVROS.
Shared stories from (un)safe places
Monday 11 November 18:00-20:00
How do how we talk about trauma and how do we come together for healing? Everyday conversations, small steps, extraordinary bravery, the pitfalls and escapes offered by language, drama and expression. Touching upon the often painful, a talk on pasts and promising futures.
Participants:Amina Moskof – works privately as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. In the past five years she supervises professional groups working in the refugee field (Babel, center for mental health for migrants and refugees), Thalia Portokaloglou – Collaborates with Melissa Network creating an innovative psychotherapy scheme for women refugees, Ribwar Qobadi – Interpreter and Poet.
Coordinator: Katerina Oikonomakou – Journalist. Her new book Estrogo Nahama: The Singer of Auschwitz, Thessaloniki 1918-Berlin 2000, has been published by Kapon Publishing house.
How do we Remember not to Forget?
Monday 9 December 18:00-20:00
Thinking about remembrance and public space and with what tools and strategies can collective memories be shared: how can memorials affect the way we live and remember in city-space, and ultimately then, how long does it take to forget?
Participants: Tassos Sakellaropoulos – Head of the Department of the Historical Archives of the Benaki Museum, Alexandra Stratou – Architect AAdipl adjunct lecturer School of Architecture Patras University, Zafos Xargoraris – Artist who represented Venice in the 58thVenice Biennial.
Coordinator: Alexandros Massavetas – Journalist and Author whose books are published by Patakis Publishing house.
On the Mondays of the talks the exhibition will be open from 17:00.