Solidarity Poiesis – prologue – film – assembly for an Oresteia

assembly for an Oresteia
4:3, colour, stereo, English & Greek spoken, English subtitled, BE, 2016, 30’

As part of their rehearsal, a group of professional actors interview the real-life protagonists of local solidarity organizations. The conversations, conducted collectively in a circle, reflect the ethics and the potential of self-organized democratic processes.

with Georgia Bekridaki (Time Bank Exarchia), Bryana Fritz, Christos Giovanopoulos (Solidarity4All), Akillas Karazissis, Christos Korolis (Mesopotamia Solidarity School in Moschato), Kaiti Mendoni (Solidarity Piraeus), Christina Papadopoulos (Festival of Solidarity & Cooperative Economy), Christos Passalis, Evi Saoulidou, Christos Sideris (Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helleniko), Robin Vanbesien. Image: Hans Bruch Jr. Sound: Vasilis Ipeirotis, Vasileios Alexandria. Editing: Robin Vanbesien, Inneke Van Wayenberghe

Commissioned for the group exhibition “Foreign Places” in WIELS (Brussels), curated by Grégory Castéra & Caroline Dumalin; Produced by timely; Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie, WIELS - Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, SARMA - laboratory for discursive practices and expanded publication, STUK - A House for Dance, Image and Sound, Leuven, workspacebrussels