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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 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.

7 October 2018 - 14 April 2019

10:00
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FAMILIES

A emotions workshop, open to the whole familyFrom the parents’ arms into the arms of the group

What does a group of worried infants look like? Come along, with your baby in your arms, to discover with us new worlds, new feelings, new challenges for your senses, through play. In this emotions workshop, parents and instructors share in the joy of the babies’ first steps, or even leaps.

8 February - 17 February 2019

Inside & Outside the OCC

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Blockchain: Utopia or U-turn?

What is a blockchain? How might blockchain technology change our lives? Thinkers, artists and hackers at a festival that explores the economic and artistic applications—subversive and otherwise—of this exciting technology in our networked world.

20 October 2018 - 16 February 2019

16:00
Cost: Free admission

FAMILIES

Come along, paint the notesChildren with mental disability, together with their parents, create colourful melodies

The saxophone and the piano bring together musicians, children and grown-ups; they all become one big crowd and create shapes and colours while developing their skills and learning the basics of music.

20 October 2018 - 16 February 2019

16:00

FAMILIES

Music loves autismWhen words are written out as musical notes

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 - 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?

23 January - 6 February 2019

Panteion University

MUSIC

Music Connects the OCC and the Panteion University, Vol. 4

Have you ever heard the electric guitar in a contemporary music recital? Acoustic guitars with four extra strings? An oboe solo accompanied by the sound of crystal glasses or a harp? Have you seen scores containing only words, which anyone can play?

28 January - 17 February 2019

Exhibition Hall

MUSIC

data.flux [12 XGA version]Ryoji Ikeda

The leading Japanese artist returns to the Onassis Cultural Centre with an installation which challenges the limits of human perception and digital technology. How many patterns lie hidden in the universe around us and how many do we have deep within us? How random, ultimately, are the things we consider random? The latest work in Ryoji Ikeda’s “datamatics” series is a torrent of digits and data, a rift in the viewer's time and space.

1 February - 2 February 2019

Upper Stage & Out of the OCC

TALKS & THOUGHTS

Crafting the FutureLooking at new values for the future of fashion and design

A two-day programme that brings together crafts brilliance and expertise together with innovation and new technologies applied to fashion and design, with particular attention paid to the issue of sustainability.

2 February - 6 February 2019

20:30Main Stage

DANCE

A Quiet Evening of DanceWilliam Forsythe

Forsythe has outdone himself. Four works by the great choreographer make for a pleasurable evening as the bodies of the outstanding dancers coordinate, fly, find themselves again—in other words, dance—on an empty stage with no sound accompanying them except their own bodies.

15 February - 16 February 2019

20:30Main Stage

MUSIC

"Symphonic Miniatures" by Dimitris PapadimitriouTHE HELLENIC PROJECT: “Repertoire Creation” Cycle

Expanding the Greek repertoire. This is what THE HELLENIC PROJECT does every year. So, be prepared for a new symphonic work for a large orchestra covering a range of forms and content.

22 February - 23 February 2019

20:30Main Stage

MUSIC

eror (The Pianist)Georgia Spiropoulos

“eror” is inspired by the word “λάθως” (lathos: in error), written on the walls of Athens. In a city without people, the only survivor is a pianist who repeats that same word— “λάθως”—over and over again.

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 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

​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

CHILDREN

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

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.

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.

1 February - 30 April 2019

Onassis Library (Amalias Avenue 56)
Cost: Free admission

ADULTS

Cavafy Archive Research Seminar Series for 2018-19Researchers of Cavafy’s work share their findings with the public

Join the intellectual current of important researchers of Cavafy’s poetry, follow work-in-progress talks by scholars and academics, and take part in the conversation.

2 February 2019

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

TEENAGERS

Create your own Digital Narrative IPut on your digital headset and discover the treasures of the Onassis Library

Have you ever tried on a virtual reality headset and seen the world through other eyes? If not, now is your chance! Using this technology, together we will create a unique guided tour for the Onassis Library.

23 February 2019

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

TEENAGERS

Create Your Own Digital Narrative IIA tour of the Onassis Library using augmented reality technology

Museum curator? Programmer or perhaps writer? In this workshop you’ll combine all three identities, using augmented reality technology to create an original digital platform for the Onassis Library, a digital tour that will make our experience of it soar.