2rd International Contemporary Art Festival Patras │ RE-culture 2
Visual Arts and Diversity in a reflecting Europe │ Poverty – Solidarity – Way out
Skagiopoulio Foundation – Agora Argyri – former Municipal Baths, Patras – Greece
1 September – 31 October 2013
The non-profit organization, “Art in Progress”, coordinated and directed the festival. RE-culture II will be sponsored by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the University of Patras, the Patras Municipality, the Athens School of Fine Art and the Embassies of Germany and Austria in Greece.
The International delegations of artists that participated in RE-culture 2 were from :
the United States of America , Norway, Sweden, Germany , Holland and Austria.
The Greek bodies who participated in RE-culture 2 were:
the Museum of Modern Art of Crete , the State Museum of Contemporary of Thessaloniki , the Athens School of Fine Arts and the University of Patras.
We also inform you that ArtWalk 2 was a non-profit making festival and was clearly based on the voluntary efforts of active citizens.
During RE-culture 2 the following curators shared their thinking around contemporary art in the respective projects
Patrick Panetta(Germany), title: “Turning problems into money”
Wolfgang Horwath(Austria), title: “Money makes ist …”
Eirini Tsachrelia (USA), titled: “c o s m o g Ω n i e s – Viewing angles multiplying”
Yiorgos Tzaneris (Sweden), titled: “Absolut Svenskt… the “Diversity” puzzle installed at Agora Argyri”
Apostolis Zolotakis(Netherlands), title: “Familiar-unfamiliar”
Maria Marangou, Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, title: “Fear”
Eirini Papakonstantinou, curator of the State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, titled: “Live / Action and the camera”
Niki Papaspirou, title: “Crisis Works”
Dimitris Michalaros, titled: “Bubble-wrap”
metaoccupy, title: “Lamentations, hoots and a few jubilations
Panos Famelis, title: “Grounded”
Ilias Papailiakis, titled: “Thoughts on a few projects and the work of Mary Polyzoidou”
Kostis Stafylakis, titled: “On moralism”
Kleomenis Kostopoulos – Art in Progress, titled: “Contemporary Greek painting”
The artists (by curatorial project) who participated were:
Bull.Miletic, Hans Hamid Rasmussen, Siri Hermansen, Toril Johannessen, Biber Michael, Krämer Armin, Müller Philip, Panetta Patrick, Reimann-Philip Neele, Szosteκ Agnieszka, Hege Bratsberg, Hans Christian Lichtenberg Nielsen, Hilde Katerina Pytkowski, Hanna Roloff, Liilian Saksi, Daniel Steinset και Kristin Strøm, Erika Adamsson, Pereira José Almeida, Wolfgang Horwath, Markus Huber, Elke Mischling, Franziska Möbius, Mall Nukke, Leo Schatzl, Hans Wetzelsdorfer, Andrews Simon, Harter Margery and the O.S.F.G, Lee Toby, Oikonomou Ioannis, Titus Anthony, Tsachrelia Dimitra, Τsachrelia Εirini, Asker Niklas, Berger Stefan, Berggen Lennart, Folkedotter Annette, Franzén Ylva Wilhelmina, Frifarare Arne, Gredmark Monica, Hedlund Bodil, Holm Thomas, Lindahl Carmen, Martinsen Karin Grew, Mörelius Betty Anne, Nilsson Mikael, Pyk Camilla,Olsson Fern Scott, Olszewska Elizabeth, Sörenson August, Wretman Åsa, Ad Arma, Peter Heij, Paulien Lethen, Henny van der Meer, Jan Mulder, Henk Puts, Bert van Santen, John Sikking, Alexiou Nikos, Apostolou Eugenia, Chatzimichalis Yorgos, Daskalopoulous Silia, Doulgeris Chris, Driyiannaki Stella, Famelis Panos, Kotsoulas Christos (capten), Krouska Popi, Kypris Yorgos, Loizidou Maria, Michaelou Eleni, Mpalona Konstantina, Mpokoros Christos, Nikolaidi Tonia, Ntokatzis Dimitris, Papadimitriou Angelos, Papadimitriou Maria, Pappa Nina, Raymontos, Skepetzi Chryssoula, Skourtis Angelos, Skopelitis Stelios, Voussouras Andreas, Zouni Eleni, Charalambous Panos, Chiotis Thalia, Harvalias George, Mpetsou Vicky, Raftopoulos Fotis, Roussakis Kostas, Sarris Kyrillos, Tranos Nikos, Venetopoulos Babis, Gilbert Elena, Kapanidou Konstantina, Tomic Milos, Kalos & Klio, Kalogri Katerina, Kotretsos Georgia, Aggelopoulos Giorgos, Glyka Maria, Kalle Fotini, Fanouraki Katerina, kavecS (Kostagiola Vana, Stafylakis Kostis), Jim Hobs, Rentoumis Dimitris, Adamis Michalis, Vlastaras Vassilis, Chatzikonstantis Nikos, Foutris Dimitris, Gregory Grozos, Gyzis George, Papoutsakis Dimitris, Tzanakou Maria, Vafia Katerina, Polyzoidou Mary, Anagnostopoulou Alexandra, Dagklis Praxitelis, Kondylatou Dimitra, Koveos Theodoros, Makropoulos Vaggelis, Moris Giannis, Mpairaktari Nikolina, Papamichalopoulos Konstantinos, Reppa Dorothea, Sklavenitis Panos, Symvoulidis Orestis, Thiveou Mary, Asargiotaki Kalliopi, Vavylousakis Giorgos, Vavylousakis Konstantinos, Anastasopoulou Vanesa, Moschos Nikos, Papamichalopoulos Konstantinos, Daskalakis Stefanos, Zolotakis Apostolis, Xristoforakis Nikolas, Sarasitis Dimitris, Missouras Tasos, Papakostas Achilleas, Vlastaras Vasilis, Antonopoulos Aggelos, Rorris Giorgos, Skaltsas Giannis, Papailiakis Ilias, Masoura Voula,Lela Ramoglou & Alexandros Plomaritis, Karen Tzina Georgoudi, Mary Zygouri, Mikhail Karikis.
Art in Progress, in cooperation with more than 35 artists and teachers, organized the following 2-days educational programs during the 2nd International Contemporary Art Festival Patras | RE-culture 2:
Stop-motion and animation fundamentals,
“Stranger,” as Other or Self,
The political body: Art and Performance under pressure,
Choice and exit to our own Antigonis,
Cavafy – the poetic colors journey
The social gender of the radiouchon girls
Dreams and Realities
“Let’s think of another”
Yesterday was a touch … Today is a picture … Tomorrow will be a blessing …
Only Eros can kill the System
Workshop self (re) design
I’m hungry, therefore I am,
Explaining the financial crisis in a dancer
Similarities and Differences,
Body and consciousness
A fair and free world,
Trace the boundaries of the scene,
Workshop for the Improvisation and Composition Descriptive,
Principles of stage action: Presence and Resistance,
The practice of physical theatre Viewpoints,
Exercising the gaze
Architecture of the Body and Speech
The actor and the prophet
The tools of performance art.
Educational programs for socially vulnerable groups (Art Therapy)
‘Cooking’ the colors,
Drawing the feeling,
Me and the others.