Open Ground | Co-creating Europe in 24 cities

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Open Ground
Co-creating Europe in 24 cities

Myrto Katsimicha and Christina Perilo will present the results of their project after a year of international cooperation through the:

Multimedia Presentation | Exhibition: Open Ground
Art notebooks produced by young artists and curators for the professional development

This exhibition presents the outcome of AtWork Lab, Athens within the context of OpenGround 2016. During a three-day workshop under the general theme of the “HEATWAVE”, the participants discussed, shared and further elaborated their individual and common ideas while using the material boundaries of the notebook as an everyday instrument of keeping thoughts and ideas. 

OpenGround 2016 is a training workshop for the professional development of artists and curators aged 23-30 that had its first edition in Athens between October 31st – November 4th, 2016. During the five-day intensive workshop the participants attended a series of seminars and lectures by international art professionals and participated in the workshop AtWork Lab and its manifestation “HEATWAVE” created by local artist-run space 3137. OpenGround is designed by Myrto Katsimicha and Cristina Perillo. It was initiated by lettera27 (Milan) and State of Concept (Athens) within the framework of Tandem Europe 2015-17.

Conceived as an open format AtWork can be adapted, implemented and reproduced autonomously by the cultural organizations and institutions all over the world: associations, artist collectives, schools, academies, festivals. The format guidelines are provided by lettera27 and shared openly so that each organization can tailor the format to their specific local context in line with their objectives and missions. The workshop’s theme, leader and target are decided autonomously by the adopting organization.

Participants: Alaa Abu Asad, Serge Campo, Elena Chantzis, Catriona Gallagher, Athanasios Gatos, Caterina Giansiracusa, Niki Gulema, Iasonas Kampanis, Vicky Konstantinidou, Konstantinos Kotsis, Aristidis Lappas, Dimitra Nikolou, Marina Papadaki, Antigone Pogiatzi, Nikoleta Prepi, Katerina Samara, Alexandra Streshna, Eleni Tomadaki, Ellie Tsatsou, Eva Vaslamatzi


Myrto Katsimicha - Greece
Christina Perilo - Italy

& Project Space 3 137 - Greece 

Chrysanthi Koumianaki
Kosmas Nikolaou
Paky Vlassopoulou



Friday, January 27, 2017 6:00 PM


State of Concept
Mpotsari Tousa 19
117 41 Athina
Athens, Greece

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