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23 April 2018 - 30 June 2019

Free admission

MUSIC

Medea ElectroniqueSoundscapes Landscapes / Rhizome II / Kerameikos/Metaxourgeio

An audio-visual and highly interactive walk at the neighbourhoods of Kerameikos/Metaxourgeio to discover parts of the city you were unaware of.

15 June 2018 - 31 July 2019

VISUAL ARTS

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

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

17 October 2018 - 13 February 2019

18:00
Cost: 96 € (for all 16 workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

iDance: Choreographic experimentsMixed dance group for individuals with and without disabilities

Three choreographers and twenty dancers with and without disabilities who participated in previous workshops are ready for their next dance adventure. This year, three workshops come together into one large, mixed group, which will lead iDance to its dynamic crescendo, demonstrating yet again the power of dance.

1 October - 31 December 2018

Free admission

SCHOOLS

DIY: Building our own musical instrumentsThrough "Interfaces", the international interdisciplinary new music programme

What is a DIY electronic musical instrument? Artists-coaches/instructors jam with us making music out of up-to-date technology.

1 October 2018 - 21 April 2019

Free admission

SCHOOLS

Onassis Youth Festival 2019Your new teachers are directors. Work with them for about a year, rehearse, play, experiment and put on your own show.

You and your schoolmates can create your own theatre group and produce your own show. Cry out loud, express your rebelliousness, and speak out about all the things that concern you. Your vehicle? The Onassis Youth Festival, your own festival.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Cavafy Goes to SchoolLet’s explore Cavafy’s poetry, through technology, through our movement and our pencils.

What are your feelings when you read a poem? To taste classical literature in a different way, we fill our hands with color, release our body and play with technology.

26 October - 9 December 2018

VISUAL ARTS

ANTI-Athens

In the spirit of its own ANTI-thetical path—from politics to online culture, from video games to Netflix, Žižek to Rihanna—the Onassis Stegi is delighted to support the Biennale.

1 November 2018 - 31 January 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Deconstruction ToolsSchools walk around the neighbourhood

From the schoolyard to the city streets and squares. A smart toolbox comes to your school and it contains tools that will help you release your imagination and creativity. Create your own work and send your own message out to the city.

1 November 2018 - 30 June 2019

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Commons / UncommonsSeries of workshops and talks on Digital Culture and Arts

A journey through talks, workshops, performances and commissioned works in the world of the digital dipole of Commons and Uncommons. An exploration, we consciously choose to embark from the position of the commons.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

A Brief Guide for prospective tightrope walkersA Puppet Theatre for the brave

A modern, lyrical puppet theatre for older children, with live music and radical intentions; it’s this year’s original ‘away from home’ performance produced by the Onassis Cultural Centre for high-school students, teachers and other special audience groups unable to travel long distances, such as school students or other people from remote parts of the country, internees, the elderly and the chronically ill.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

Outside the OCC

THEATRE

A Brief Guide for Prospective Tightrope WalkersStathis Markopoulos (Ayusaya Puppet Theatre)

A modern, lyrical puppet theatre for all ages, with live music and a revolutionary mood; it’s this year’s original ‘away off-site performance produced by the Onassis Stegi for high-school students, teachers and other special audience groups, such as inmates, senior citizens, the chronically ill, people in rehabilitation centres, people with disabilities and everybody who is unable to access the arts easily, or is in remote areas .

24 November 2018 - 21 April 2019

5th floor - Young Theatre Workshop

THEATRE

Bubble JamDaniel Wetzel (Rimini Protokoll)

“Bubble Jam” leads a group into an experiment with itself. On this digital stage, the characters don’t exist in space, but on our screens. We follow and respond to their messages. Who is it on the other end? And who are we in this cloud?

29 November - 2 December 2018

20:30Main Stage

THEATRE

Ithaca, our OdysseyChristiane Jatahy

The new star of the French stage, Christiane Jatahy, presents a daring multimedia spectacle about migration. Cinema, theatre, new technologies and a story that is present and past.

2 December 2018

21:00Upper Stage

DANCE

iDance #2Inclusive Dance Convention

For the second year in a row, guests from Greece and the rest of Europe discuss, inform, and educate individuals both with and without disabilities regarding the limitless possibilities and accessibility of contemporary dance.

6 December - 7 December 2018

Exhibition Hall

MUSIC

Ambient PressureΤΕΤΤΤΙΞ ensemble & Panagiotis Tomaras

Taking Giacinto Scelsi, the composer of the mysterious spirituality, as its starting point, this performance follows a path of music and light to the “godfather” of ambient, Brian Eno.

8 December - 9 December 2018

18:00Main Stage

MUSIC

Christmas stories for narrator and orchestraHELLENIC PROJECT: Repertoire Creation Cycle

This year, inspired by the Christmas spirit, we are creating two Christmas tales for narrator and orchestra.

12 December - 23 December 2018

21:00Upper Stage

THEATRE

"Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf?" by Edward AlbeeDirected by Maria Panourgia

Two couples and their relationships hit rock bottom. A long, wild, brutal night. Marriage is no longer sacred. A legendary play, forever associated with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton thanks to the film of the same name, is to be staged at the OCC as a “living museum” of behaviours from decades past.

18 December - 21 December 2018

20:30Main Stage

DANCE

New Piece I - Since sheDimitris Papaioannou

A wonderfully visual, bitter-sweet, mysterious world emerges out of the unique collaboration between Dimitris Papaioannou and the extraordinary dancers of the Tanztheater Wuppertal, Pina Bausch’s legendary dance company. A first for everyone involved, an important partnership for the OCC.

28 December - 30 December 2018

20:30Main Stage

THEATRE

Crash Park: the life of an islandPhilippe Quesne

A plane. A storm. A mysterious island. Two years on from “The Melancholy of dragons", for which he transformed the OCC into an Alpine landscape, the French director and visual artist returns with an equally bizarre and humorous spectacle that will transport us to more tropical climes.

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.

1 September 2017 - 1 September 2021

Send you application now for the "Open Call: European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2019 by the European Media Art Platform". Click here to read more.

COLLABORATIONS

The European Media Art Platform - EMAP

11 European partners with the same goal: to support up-and-coming media artists in order to create new works.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of BookbindingLearn how to make pages into a book

You don’t have to be Harry Potter to change loose pages into a book. You just need to discover the secrets of bookbinding, the ways we can use to bind the pages so that they can take the form of a book.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

FAMILIES

Boarding pass for autismFrom check-in to take-off: Children and young persons with autism learn not to be afraid to “spread their wings”

How easy or difficult is it for a child or adolescent with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to be on a flight? How can we, as fellow passengers, help?

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

​Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The art of recyclingChildren and young people with or without disability become co-creators to discover all that unites them.

Can a seemingly useless object get a new lease of life? Sometimes, original ideas are born when one doesn’t take anything for granted, when one looks beyond what seems obvious.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

«Join us!»Your future colleagues sit next to you at school.

What’s your dream? How much are you weighed down by all those ‘musts’? Onassis Foundation Scholars come to your classroom to share the myths and truths of professional life.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Music loves autismGroups of children, from within and outside the spectrum of autism, take up the ‘beat’, composing an interactive symphony of togetherness.

Communication without words͢—that is, music. In this workshop, sounds and musical instruments help kids free up their emotions and develop their social skills.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of WritingDiscover symbols, systems and words

The history of writing is nothing but the history of humanity, whose aim has always been communication. Long before emails, sms, emoticons and messenger, people designed symbols and invented various systems to send their messages. Find out about them.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

Make a Digital Book

A workshop to show us that thanks to new technologies we can change an Onassis Library book into an e-book.

3 November 2018 - 4 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of EngravingBooks are full of visual art treasures. Join us and we will discover them together.

This workshop is like a dual journey. The first stop is the Onassis Library and the second the School of Fine Arts. Let’s thumb through books and discover engravings that will make them more attractive. Above all, join us to discover the great art of engraving.

1 November 2018 - 31 May 2019

11:00Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

SCHOOLS

The History of Typography

Can you imagine how difficult it used to be to get a book? Spreading knowledge was hard and incredibly expensive. All that was before Gutenberg invented mass produced type, i.e. the mechanical reproduction of texts on paper. Would you like to know how he did it?

22 November 2018 - 19 April 2019

11:00
Cost: 5 € per student

SCHOOLS

Bubble JamBecome the stars of the most cyber performance

This is a different performance. Bubble Jam is an interactive game that expects you and your schoolmates to shape a scenario live, with your smartphone in hand.

1 December - 22 December 2018

10:30Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free Admission

CHILDREN

Onassis Library Realities LabDiscover the multiple dimensions of art in four amazing activities.

What do you need to create your own virtual reality? Two hours in the Onassis Library, which offers you rich material, specifically consoles, tablets, VR and AR technology and the guidance of specialist educators, who will help you create your own works of digital art.

5 December 2018 - 30 April 2019

11:00
Participation Cost: 32 € (for all three workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

The material gifts 65+We are introduced to the secrets of various materials and we create our own household objects and artworks

How can a material grow into a useful object or work of art? We draw inspiration and knowhow from artisans and artists; in this workshop we get to know, handle and work with a material until we transform it and give it a new lease of life.

11 January - 19 January 2019

17:00
Participation Cost: 40 € (for all four workshops in the cycle)

ADULTS

Instructing algorithmic citizensTeachers design activities on digital rights

Cyberspace has its own rules. In this workshop we familiarize ourselves with the new concepts that concern its function and our rights and we learn how to design educational activities to inform and protect the citizens of tomorrow.