A workshop on art research and memory towards the creation of collaborative artworks and an exhibition

In collaboration with artist & educator Viki Zioga with the participation of art students and young artists.

“Reconstitution of a souvenir” is a site-specific project that investigates the concept of prosthetic memory, as coined by professor Alison Landsberg in her essay “Prosthetic memory: the ethics and politics of memory in an age of mass culture”, and its potential in developing empathy and solidarity towards the Other. The project manifests as a two-day experiential workshop, which results in an audiovisual presentation, open to the public.

Promoting collaboration and dialogue the participants work together for the creation of ephemeral collective artworks. These come to life through modes of artistic research using experiential methods in and about a selected site, in an attempt to explore the memories that occupy the public space.

Re:souvenir took place during the #skgbridges festival in Thessaloniki May 2019 at the Byzantine Bath of Thessaloniki with the participation of
Sofia Milona, Katerina Anastasiou, Eleni Kehagia, Athina Kampouri, Antonis Rapanis, Marios-Leandros Mpasteas, Thomas Kalliaras, Vasiliki Oikonomopoulou-Papachronopoulou, Sofia Piperidou, Sofia Maria Chatzipaschali, Maria Panagiotidou, Andriana Rodakou.

 2019, Thessaloniki (GR)