Talks and Conferences

Invited talks

  • Festival Programming: Mobility, Currency and Oxygen, panel discussion curated by June Tan in the frame of Bangkok International Performing Arts Meeting (BIPAM), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2018.
  • Artist as Time Traveler: Reflecting on Time and History to Expand our Understanding of Contemporary Culture, panel discussion curated by Allison Nance, in the frame of “Micro-monuments II: Underground”  exhibition at the International Arts & Artists’ Contemporary Arts Center. In collaboration with the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, Washington, USA, October 2018.
  • Fast Forward Festival: Politics and aesthetics in the Athenian urban landscape, public lecture in the frame of Prague Quadrennial’s international symposium “Porous Borders”. Prague, Czech Republic, October 2017.
  • Spatial practices and social engagement in contemporary performing arts, public lecture organized by Saison Foundation and Goethe-Institut “theater anders denken”/ “theatre thought differently”, Tokyo, Japan, June 2016.
  • Arts, politics and the social turn: Some reflections on an agonistic curatorship, intervention in “Together in Solitude: Public Engagement in Interactive and Participatory Art” seminar, York St John University, York, UK, May 2015.
  • Tragedia Endogonidia: Introduction to the work of Romeo Castellucci, public lecture at the occupied theatre Embros, Athens, Greece, January 2011.
  • Faust Salpêtrière or the theatre as a landscape. Gilles Aillaud with Gertrude Stein, public lecture in the frame of “Mental landscape and scenography” symposium, Art History department, Villa Medici – France Academy, Rome, Italy, March 2007.

International academic conferences


  • The Migration of Stories: On Wael Shawky’s  Intercultural Narratives, in the frame of the International Federation for Theatre Research annual conference “Theatre and Migration”, Belgrade, Serbia, July 2018.
  • The encountered Other. On Brett Bailey’s performative installations, in the frame of the International Federation for Theatre Research annual conference “Unstable Geographies, Multiple Theatricalities”, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 2017.
  • Performing Athens: Reconsidering the social turn in site-specific public works, international conference “Le développement de l’être ensemble”, Université Paris 8/Théâtre de la Commune, Paris, France, December 2015.
  • Precarious archives: on Rabih Mroué’s non-academic lectures, The Berkeley Conference on “Precarious Aesthetics”, UC Berkeley, USA, October 2015.
  • Uncanny presences: On Kris Verdonck’s urban installations, “Corps en scène: L’acteur face aux écrans [Prise 2] ” international conference, Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 /Université du Québec à Montréal, Paris, France, June 2015.
  • Rimini Protokoll’s Situation Rooms: Interaction as a critical model of an augmented spectatorship, International Society for Intermedial Studies international conference, “Play/Perform/Participate”, Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 2015. 
  • Intermedial performances in public space: Towards a new political theatre?, “ Theatre and Democracy ” international conference, Faculty of Theatre Studies, University of Athens, Greece, November 2014.
  • The Politics of Perception. Rethinking Intermediality in Lebanon’s Post-War Art Scene, International Federation for Theatre Research annual conference, Warwick, UK, July 2014.
  • Stifters Dinge: The entropic landscape of Heiner Goebbels, International Federation for Theatre Research annual conference, Re-Routing Performance, Barcelona, Spain, July 2013.
  • Expanding political theatre: On Rabih Mroué’s performances and installations, “The Viewing of Politics and the Politics of Viewing: Theatre Challenges in the Age of Globalized Communities” international conference, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, April 2013.
  • DV8: Can we talk about this? Reconfiguring the limits of political in contemporary dance, Performance Studies International Conference #18, Leeds, UK, June-July 2012.
  • Τhe City as an Archive: The Filmic Theatre of the Berlin Group, Performance Studies International Conference #17, Utrecht, The Netherlands, May 2011.
  • Theatre as a Public Event: The Radical Criticism of Rabih Mroué Performative Lectures, “ Intermediality & Theatre”  international conference, Tangier, Morocco, June 2011.
  • The Rimini Protokoll: Reconstructing Dürrenmatt’s « Der Besuch der alten Dame”, “Recycling in Contemporary Theatre” international conference, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, November 2009.
  • La fiction documentaire: typologies de la Großstadt dans le théâtre de Rimini Protokoll,  International Federation for Theatre Research annual conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal, July 2009.