Thresholds of Freedom: New Beginnings

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Thresholds of Freedom: New Beginnings

These online panels are part of the wider project Anatomy of Freedom (Τhe Desire of Being Able to Fly).

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Date and time

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Online

About this event

Threshold of Freedom: New Beginnings online panel event is part of the wider project Anatomy of Freedom (Τhe Desire of Being Able to Fly), curated by visual artist Maro Michalakakos. Artists and writers from the UK, Greece and Turkey will speak on the different aspects and necessary conditions of freedom nowadays, inaugurating a platform for creative dialogues which engage with imagined possible futures and where we are today. The two panels will explore key themes re-imagining our present and future:

  • The relationship between the human and technological
  • Regenerative ecologies
  • Gender and desire
  • Relationalities of the future

Featured speakers include:

Conditions of Freedom | 14.00

  • Yen Ooi, Writer and Researcher (UK)
  • Kostas Stasinopoulos, Art Historian, Associate Curator at Serpentine Galleries (UK)
  • Nilufer Kuyas, Novelist, Program Coordinator in Kıraathane Istanbul Literature House (TR)

The discussion will be moderated by Elias Maglinis, Author, Editor-in-chief of the Arts and Letters Section at the Sunday edition of Kathimerini(GR)

Ecologies of Freedom | 15.00

  • Maria Topali, Poet (GR)
  • Zeyno Pekünlü, Artist, Head of the Istanbul Biennial Production and Research Program, Member of the Institute of Radical Imagination (TR)
  • Kate Adams, Performance Maker, Dramaturg, Member of the Board of Directors of the Climate Psychology Alliance (UK)

The discussion will be moderated by Amanda Michalopoulou, Author, Contributing editor at Kathimerini and Tagesspiegel (GR)

The panel discussions are admission free.