After walking; about the various ways to document creative walking

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2021-04-06 18:00
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In a practical and reflective approach, Geert Vermeire, Yannis Ziogas, Christos Ioannidis, and Annie Tsevdomaria will engage with you in a sharing of practices and methodologies around the documenting, registering and archiving of walking as an art, starting from its most fundamental question: “Does Walking Art need to be preserved, or if the Walking itself is the Art, does it make sense at all to register it.”

Walking Art and its (im)possibilities to preserve via documentation or artistic media is the main topic of this talk, followed by an exchange of thoughts and practices on registering walking art with a documentary maker, a video artist and the creators of a book who captured – each on their own way – the fifty creative walks and walkshops at the Prespes Walking Arts Encounters in 2019.

Speakers include documentary maker Christos Ioannidis, video artist Annie Tsevdomaria, and Yannis Ziogas, Geert Vermeire and Aspasia Voudouri, editors and creators of the book Walking Arts/Walking Practices/Walking Bodies, which will be pre-premiered during this talk, will complement the group of speakers. This, together with the first public screening of chapters of the video documentary Is Walking Art?, realized at the Walking Encounters / Conference 2019 in Prespes.

Excerpts of the video documentary will show short interviews in Prespa, with Bill Gilbert (University of New Mexico, US), Lydia Matthews (Parsons New School, New York, US), Stalker (Rome, Italy), Laura Reeder (Boston University, US), Jez Hastings (Staffordshire University, UK), and with Yannis Ziogas and Geert Vermeire (coordinators of the Walking Arts Encounters in Prespa). 

Geert Vermeire

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Geert Vermeire is a curator, poet and an interdisciplinary artist, living and working between Brazil, Greece and Belgium. As collaborator and team member of escoitar.org, noTours.org and CGeomap.eu, and co-coordinator of the global community event Sound Wa...

Yannis Ziogas

Yannis Ziogas

Yannis Ziogas was born in Thessaloniki (Greece, 1962). His main visual practices are painting, installation work and walking. He is Dean and Associate Professor at the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Visual Arts, University of Western Macedo...

Christos Ioannidis

Christos Ioannidis

Greece

Christos Ioannidis was born in 1979 in Serres, Greece. From an early age he loved photography and initially he worked with it as an amateur, and later professionally. Athlete and ski instructor, nature lover and climber he works mainly with landscape photo...

Annie Tsevdomaria

Annie Tsevdomaria

Annie Tsevdomaria is a graduate of the Film Department of the School of Fine Arts, AUTh, with a degree in Direction of Photography alongside professor Dimitris Theodoropoulos. At the same time she completed her studies at the Stereosis School of Photogra...

Aspasia Voudouri

Aspasia Voudouri

Greece

Aspasia Voudouri, is a Graphic Designer and researcher living in Greece and holds a Post Graduate Degree on «Graphic Arts and Multimedia» by the Hellenic Open University. She is currently writing her Ph.D. research on walking as an art form, at the Unive...

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