Conference in the context of "No Respect" exhibition / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE

Conference in the context of "No Respect" exhibition

(Dis)respectful Creativity: Graffiti & Street Art on Contemporary Society & Urban Spaces

"No Respect": Graffiti and street art at the OCC

Friday 6 June 2014
Upper Stage
Free admission

The Onassis Cultural Centre is organizing a conference to coincide with its “No Respect” exhibition. At the event, architects, sociologists, anthropologists and artists from Europe and the US will share their knowledge and experience with us as they discuss the role of graffiti and street art in contemporary society.
The “No Respect” exhibition catalogue will be officially presented at the colloquium in the presence of the participating artists, who will be available to autograph copies of the catalogue on request.

Click here to see the programme of the conference and to read more about the speakers.



11:00-13:00 Graffiti and/in Space
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-16:00 Graffiti and/in Society
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:30 Graffiti and/in Art

Konstantinos Avramidis: Ph.D. candidate in Architecture by Design, University of Edinburgh, UK
Prof Jeff Ferrell: Professor of Sociology, Texas Christian University, USA; Visiting Professor of Criminology, University of Kent, UK
Dr Ella Chmielewska: Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies and Visual Studies, School of Architecture and Landscape, University of Edinburgh, UK
Manuel Di Rita, aka Peeta: Graffiti Artist, Italy
Pafsanias Karathanasis: Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Social Anthropology and History, University of the Aegean, Greece
Dr Gregory Snyder: Professor of Sociology, Baruch College, The City University of New York, USA
Dr Myrto Tsilimpounidi: Post-doctoral Researcher, School of Law and Social Sciences, University of East London, UK; Photographer
Xavier Prou, aka Blek Le Rat: Street Artist, France
Lars Pedersen: Graffiti Artist, Denmark
Dr Rafael Schacter: Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University College of London, UK
Snoeman: Graffiti Artist, USA
Hugo Martinez: Director of the Martinez Gallery, USA

11 Apr - 13 Jul 2014

12:00 Exhibition Hall
Free admission



"No Respect": Graffiti and street art at the OCC