One-day conference | STASIS #1: Art and labor

One-day conference | STASIS #1: Art and labor
One-day conference 
STASIS #1: Art and labor  
Saturday, November 30, 2019 ǀ 11:00 – 16:30
MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art-Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art and State Museum of Contemporary Art Collections (TIF-HELEXPO premises, Thessaloniki), Amphitheater ‘Xanthippe Heupel’ 


This event aims to address historical and theoretical issues concerning the perceptions of artistic production under capitalism, the artistic and curatorial approaches and practices related to art as labor, as well as the working conditions, goals, policies and claims of artists and cultural workers. 
[Unless otherwise specified, all announcements will be in Greek]


11:00 - 11:10
Introduction: Louisa Avgita, Assistant Professor of Art History, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and member of the curatorial team of the 7th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art.


FIRST PART – Announcements
11:15 - 11:45
Danielle Child, Senior Lecturer at the Manchester Metropolitan University 
Reconsidering Contemporary Artistic Practice as a Condition of Labor
[this talk will be in English]


11:45 – 12:15
Areti Adamopoulou, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Ioannina,     
Louisa Avgita, Assistant Professor of Art History, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Presentation of the 7th issue of the Criticism+Art magazine with the title "Art, Labor, Market", published by AICA-Hellas 


12:15 – 12:45
Alexandra Antoniadou, Ph.D. in Art History, University of Edinburgh
Performance Delivery: Experience Economy and Devaluation of Artistic Labor.


12:45– 13:15
Elpida Karaba, art theorist and independent curator
Art Practices and affirmative ethics as a means of surviving in the globalised economy (of culture).


13:15 – 13:45: Q&A 


SECOND PART - Interventions
14:15 – 14:35
Eva Mela, President of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece (EETE)


14:35– 14:55
Nikolaos Stavrakantonakis, Secretary of the Union of Greek Engravers (EEX)


15:00 – 15:20
Konstantinos Palian, President of the Association of Visual Artists of Northern Greece (SKETVE)


15:20 – 15:40
Anna Despotidou, Assistant Professor of Commercial Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Legal advisor of MOMus 
Works created by employees in the execution of employment contracts – Allocation of economic and moral rights, that emanate from Copyright, in these works (Art. 8 L. 2121/1993 “the protection of Copyright and Related Rights”).


15:40 – 16:00
Athina Ioannou, Project manager of the Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art
The "lost artworks"


16:00 – 16:30: Q&A 


Funding Authority

ΕΣΠΑ 2014-2020

Organising Institution