A symposium about the Greek queer scene, tackling issues such as diversity, radicalism and ‘deviant’ art, with theorists and artists debating on provocative
aesthetics and gender identities.
Is there an emerging Greek-style queer scene, ushering in a new era of changes on representational practices and legal reforms?
Is queer an antisocial dystopia or rather a new ‘norm’?
A distinctly Greek queer aesthetics: can it be said to exist?

The taped symposium has been uploaded on of the Bodossaki Foundation



Prologue - Discussion moderation: Georgina Kakoudaki

1st panel

Dimitris Papanikolaou The new queer Greece and (our) desire for history

Leo Kalovyrnas The 'de-fagging' of queer

Anna Mihopoulou Queer and feminism: Thoughts of a second-wave feminist

2nd panel

Konstantinos Kyriakos Today as tomorrow and yesterday: All the (queer) generations

Lina Rozi Expanding the loci of gender identities in contemporary Greek drama: The creative influences of queer theory

Dimitra Kondylaki Is queer an aesthetic category? A few thoughts on Dimitris Dimitriadis' oeuvre



Prologue - Discussion moderation: George Sampatakakis

3rd panel

Damianos Konstantinidis Queer as faggotry and horniness

Manolis Tsipos A few thoughts on the perceived success of the contemporary queer movement

Marios Chatziprokopiou Seeking language: Poetry performance and queer in Greece

4th panel

Angela Brouskou How queer is theatre? Three performances of the Theatro Domatiou group (Jean Genet's The Maids, Margarita Karapanou's Yes, Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis)

Nina Rapi Queer aesthetics: Distance and immediacy

Fil Ieropoulos / FYTA What is a 'queer performance'?

Mochi Institutional cupcakes. The self-managed Athens queer scene

Epilogue: Dimitris Papanikolaou

Symposium hours: 17:00-20:00

The symposium will be taped and uploaded on