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Drawing to change the city

Open questions concerning graphic facilitation and drawing’s capacity to trigger processes of inquiry and the breeding of ideas in the city and the territory.

[Ανοιχτές ερωτήσεις σχετικά με τη γραφιστική διευκόλυνση και την ικανότητα του σχεδίου να πυροδοτεί διεργασίες έρευνας και αναπαραγωγής ιδεών στην πόλη και στην περιφέρεια.]

Tuesday 19/05/2020 15:00 UTC+3h

Welcome message Iris Lykourioti

Zoom Meeting

Course: Special Representational Issues [Ειδικά Θέματα Αναπαραστάσεων]. Anthi Kosma.
Dept. of Architecture, School of Engineering, University of Thessaly

See the poster.


The Costal Informal Segments of the Mediterranean 



29/4/2020 20:00 MS Teams


Thursday 12 - Sunday 15/03/2020
Department of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Volos

Atelier La Juntana is a group of architects and artists developing architectural models in an international framework. Their wide collaboration experience with architectural practices (MVRDV, ADEPT) and institutions (Technical University of Madrid, Cantabria's Architecture Official College) has resulted in an accurate and rigorous but always creative production.

Organised by atelier la juntana

Teaching team
Armor Gutierrez Rivas, Nertos Gutierrez Rivas (ALJ)
support team: Eliki Diamantouli, Eleni Zotou, Giovanni Mousias, Kostas Saflekos
responsible professors UTH: Giorgos Mitroulias, Evelyn Gavrilou

Find the poster of the presentation here and the video of Atelier La Juntana's work here.

For more information, please contact:
Τζιοβάννι Μούσιας (6981365847)
Κώστας Σαφλέκος (6973215576)  


Reading Group: Feminist Theories and Practices

Guests: Phoebe Giannisi and Marios Chatziprokopiou

Chimera, Local Tropics, The Place of Scraps: Polyphonic readings for the species, gender, race and sexuality.

Thursday 12 March 2020, Time: 15.00-18.30

Department of Architecture, 1st Floor, Patari Metaptichiakou

The seminar embarks on the key question by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, "Can the subaltern speak?" (1988) to focus on the practices of ethnography, poetry, and performativity, further raising issues of postcolonial, feminist and queer theories. The participants in the seminar read live selected texts from the books Chimera (Χίμαιρα) and Local Tropics (Τοπικοί Τροπικοί) by Phoebe Giannisi and Marios Hadjiprokopiou, respectively. These readings, and their live, performative versions, are then put in a dialogue with the work of the indigenous, Canadian, poet Jordan Abel, 'The Place of Scraps'. The connecting thread: the shifting of dominant ethnographic discourse on gender, race, and sexuality and how these (re)inscribe in the field of literature - written and/or vocalized. 

The arguments of the three poet(es)s' are inscribed in a genealogy of relations between ethnography and art with a particular emphasis on language (from the work of Michel Leiris to that of Michael Taussig) and discussed in conversation with the critical essays on ethics and politics of performativity and ethnography by David Conquergood.


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