Εκδηλώσεις | Στέγη Ιδρύματος Ωνάση / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE
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15 May - 21 May 2017

1 June 2016 - 31 December 2019

COLLABORATIONS

InterfacesNew Models and Practices for Audience Development in Contemporary Music in Europe

Eight countries join forces in this innovative interdisciplinary project which seeks to introduce audiences to cutting-edge work by musicians and sound artists.

1 September 2016 - 31 December 2018

COLLABORATIONS

iDanceProviding access to contemporary dance education for people with disabilities

People with and without disabilities dance as part of the European iDance programme, showing that we can all access culture through dance.

7 November 2016 - 31 July 2017

VISUAL ARTS

Tim EtchellsAll we have is words, All we have is worlds

Words inside and outside the OCC building: an invitation to discovery.

16 December 2016 - 7 June 2017

CINEMA

Flix it at the Onassis Cultural Centre

Discover once a month, a cinematic experience and another way to view cinema by Flix.gr and the OCC.

24 February - 19 May 2017

18:00
Cost:
72 € (for all twelve workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Movement and sound workshop for people with and without visual impairmentsiDance: Dance that doesn’t discriminate

When sound becomes our compass in the darkness and movement creates its own sounds, that’s where dance without discrimination begins.

2 - 21 May 2017

CYCLES

Fast Forward Festival 4

A contemporary festival, reclaiming public and private spaces in Athens and Piraeus, taking place within a fortnight. The 4th Fast Forward Festival explores the notion of home, of forced displacement and global strategies of precarization through socially engaged artistic practices.

8 - 21 May 2017

Outside the OCC
Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

FFF4 | Invisible CityGregor Schneider

Who other than the controversial German artist and sculptor, Gregor Schneider, a pre-eminent exponent of the new conceptual art and winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale in 2001, could make Omonoia Square disappear? Shifting its centre, the very navel of Athens, art and metaphysics meet.

16 May - 16 July 2017

Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Free admission

VISUAL ARTS

TomorrowsUrban fictions for possible futures

Artists, architects and designers tell stories about the cities of tomorrow. The exhibition presents utopian and dystopian scenarios, where the future becomes a tool of understanding present itself.

17 May 2017

17:00Diplareios School (Theatrou sq 3, Athens centre)
Free admission

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Tomorrow’s Talks

Speculations, stories, fictions: What role can they play in a contradictory era when they become part of architectural and artistic projects? The discussion will focuses on current practices and methodologies that use speculation to explore near or distant futures.

19 - 25 May 2017

19:00
To watch The Encounter online, viewers will simply need to visit sgt.gr at 19:00 on 19 May and click ‘Play’ on the video (scroll down).

Viewers must wear headphones to experience the show’s binaural sound design (3D sound).

The Encounter online will be available on YouTube for 1 week until 7pm on 25 May 2017.

THEATRE

The award winning "The Encounter" by Complicite on sgt.gr

An ‘exotic’ hi-tech experience beams us into the tropical rain forests of the Amazon and into the realms of the subconscious. Our guide, the founder of the company that would go on to change the contemporary theatre for good: Simon McBurney in person!

20 - 21 May 2017

Multiple stages
Free entrance events and events with tickets (3-5 € per person)
 

MUSIC

Big Bang Festival 3Adventurous music festival for young audiences

Open your ears! The European music festival for young people returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre to transform it into a musical labyrinth full of adventures.

1 October 2016 - 31 May 2017

Free (including the cost of materials, transport and entry)

SCHOOLS

Contemporary Art: experiencing is understanding!School children get up close and personal with contemporary art

What’s the link between an ancient amphora and a comic? Can the figures on red-figure pottery inspire a choreography? The OCC turns school children into appreciators and creators of contemporary art.

16 May 2017

Cost: 3 € per student

SCHOOLS

TomorrowsEducational trips and activities at an exhibition from the future

What will everyday life be like in the cities of the future? Will the coffee percolator be able to talk to the fridge? Will cars have really got round to flying? What changes can we expect our ever "smarter" appliances to bring with them? What is the "Internet of things"?

1 October 2016 - 31 May 2017

TEENAGERS

The journeyVisual creativity programme in residences hosting unaccompanied child refugees

We go on trips to museums, discover what contemporary culture means and create art-works together on a journey through the world of immigration, memory and hope.

19 October 2016 - 7 June 2017

17:30
Cost: 72 € (for each Cycle)

TEENAGERS

Zoom at the Backstage: The Young OCC's Reporters

Do you want to be a journalist, a photographer or a graphic designer? Come with us!

31 October 2016 - 4 June 2017

11:00
Free

SCHOOLS

The call of the wildEleni Efthymiou directs Jack London’s allegorical novel

How can adversity help us discover our inner strength and real self? A stage adaptation of Jack London’s much-loved novel tours schools around Greece.

31 October 2016 - 4 June 2017

11:00Outside the OCC
Free

ADULTS

The call of the wildJack London's allegorical novel, directed for the stage by Eleni Efthymiou, takes to the road and heads for schools, institutions and far-flung parts of Greece

How can adversity help us discover our inner strength and real self? Listen to the song of your pack and discover who you are.

1 November 2016 - 31 May 2017

Free

SCHOOLS

“Hack” Your ClassroomMake your classroom just like you want it!

My class room has about poor sound insulation. Is there anything I can do about it? Can I design a... "smart" desk? . Of course you can: just press Enter on the 3D printer.

20 - 21 May 2017

Multiple stages
Free entrance events and events with tickets (2-5 € per person)

FAMILIES

Big Bang Festival 3Music festival for families

Open up your ears! The European music festival for young people returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre to transform it into a musical labyrinth full of adventures.

1 January - 31 May 2017

SCHOOLS

The OCC: digital playTwo open-access digital libraries on art and technology, based on OCC productions

We play on our computers and learn with the Zoom Net & My Design digital applications.

1 January - 31 May 2017

Free

SCHOOLS

My landscape in soundsSound and lessons: Geography, History, New Technologies, Music and Art

What tales have the neighbourhoods around the OCC to tell us? First we listen, then we record, and finally we map Neos Kosmos, Nea Smyrni, Kallithea and Plaka.

1 January - 31 May 2017

Free

SCHOOLS

Authentic PlayAuthentic joy and lots of fun from the OCC in nursery, primary and special schools

But what are the rules of the game. Express yourself freely through your body, be courteous, respect others, trust and —most importantly— enjoy the game: it’s fun!

1 January - 31 May 2017

€  per student

SCHOOLS

The incredible journeyA participatory performance with music, film techniques and movement from the films of Georges Méliès

Get yourself on screen and save Georges Méliès! Humour, fantasy, magic tricks and visual effects for the silent era director and master illusionist.

22 February - 17 May 2017

11:00
Cost: 96 €

ADULTS

New visual artists 65+Reconstructing Aphrodite: Female beauty in the hands of the most creative generation

The popular visual arts workshop engages with Athens’ most creative 65-year-olds once again at the OCC.

16 March - 25 May 2017

18:00
Cost: 80 €

ADULTS

New dancers 65+ | AdvancedI dance for the future

A street ballet workshop for people over 65 based on Patricia Apergi’s production Cementary.

17 March - 30 May 2017

Participation cost: Free

SCHOOLS

Journalistic flashback to the 80sBackpack journalism means packing a smartphone and a laptop in your backpack and being a journalist!

“Backpack journalism" is a hands-on, interactive workshop for secondary school children. A backpack with a smartphone and a laptop is all you need to produce journalism that will make its way around the world.

21 March - 30 May 2017

18:30
Cost: 80 €

ADULTS

The voice at the OCC: Women in Greek songA workshop on the human voice

We create an orchestra of voices to perform Lena Platonos, Flery Dadonaki, Danai Stratigopoulou and other important female figures in Greek song.

14 May - 18 June 2017

11:00Outside the OCC
Cost: 54 €

CHILDREN

Pavements: our city in miniature

Starting with the pavements around the OCC itself, come see the city through the eyes of its junior inhabitants and envision Athens’ future!

18 - 19 May 2017

Free entrance events and events with tickets (4-5 € per person)
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SCHOOLS

Big Bang... for schoolsAdventurous music festival for young audiences

Open up your ears! The European music festival for young people returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre to transform it into a musical labyrinth full of adventures.