May 14, 2023

Performance #thehead | On becoming an animal | Panos Sklavenitis

Panos Sklavenitis

Performance #thehead | On Becoming an animal 

Sunday, May 14, 2023 | 14:00


Meeting point: MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art (TIF-Helexpo premises)

Open to all


Panos Sklavenitis is initiating an unexpected and rather improbable performance parade, with a coming together of the different participants and worlds of his artwork #thehead, part of his participation in the central exhibition of the 8th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. Each individual and group will wear its own costume, performs its own rituals, in a joyous carnivalistic march through Thessaloniki’s city centre.

on a route starting from the MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art (TIF-Helexpo premises) to the Islahane Cultural Venue - Hamidie former school of arts and crafts (2, Elenis Zografou str.).


At 17:00 in collaboration with the Islahane Cultural Venue there will be a conversation on art, politics and the meta-human in collaboration with “The Workshop for the Study of the Social body” amongst Foteini Tsimbiridou (Prof. Social Anthropology and Director of the workshop (University of Macedonia) and Christina Grammatikopoulou Dr. in History and Theory of Art (University of Macedonia) coordinated by Maria-Thalia Carras, art historian and curator of the central exhibition of the Biennale, “Being as Communion”.


Participants: Dimitris Ameladiotis, ANOSIA (Eva Koliopantou and Stefanos Handelis), Poppy Voulgaroudi | Yiorgos Yerontides and Dulcinea Compania (Fani Valti-Kalogirou, Anna-Maria Iakovou, Alexandros Kaltzidis, Stefanos Kaltzidis, Margarita Koutova, Kostas Hatzigeorgiou), Still Life (Kostas Margaritis, Kostas Pappas, Christos Pappas Kremmydas, Yannis Stamenitis), Maria-Thalia Carras, Foteini Kalle, Babougera Vamvakofytou Serron, Performance Studio part of the Department of Visual and Applied Arts of the University of West Macedonia (Athanasia Karatsiraki, Ioanna Boudona, Kleanthis Kommatas, Paschalis Marios Vouzios), Sinodi Papu and partners (Markella Xylogiannopoulou, Aggelos Maniati, Aimilia Milou, Katerina Kalentzi, Tania Varveri, Panos Sklavenitis), Foteini Salvaridi, Filippos Tsitsopoulos, Manto Psarelli