on Tuesday 28, May 2019 at 7.30 pm
at Καφενειο « H Μουριά » Charilaou Trikoupi 87, Athens
In the spirit of La Bohème and following the tradition of Kafeneio talks, A Conversation with Athens is an intend to organize a new series of meetings gathering voices of the local art scene in Athens.
The conversations are held in English and host by Florent Frizet & Eric Stephany, two french artists currently living in Athens
Macklin Kowal is a curator and academic based in Athens.
A PhD candidate in Political Theory at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, his thesis analyzes contemporary far-right nationalisms of the Euro-Atlantic through the frame of discourse theory and through theories of performativity. He is additionally Founding Director of Sub Rosa Space, an independent platform for performance art located in central Athens.
His academic and curatorial work convene around the politics of testimony and cultures of public opinion, with particular focus on queer perspectives. Kowal has presented his research throughout Europe and North America, in both conventional and performative lecture form. Previously a dance artist, he held the danceWEB scholarship at ImPulsTanz International Dance Festival (Vienna) and was choreographer-in-residence at the Meridian Gallery (San Francisco)