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Creativity in Times Of Crisis: Emerging Arts in Athens

  • NYU-DC 1307 L Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)

This lecture and discussion will attempt to immerse the audience in the Athenian artistic scene in order to help us understand how creativity can emerge in the face of bleak realities, confirming the resilience of the Athenian artistic community.

Crisis and Creativity will explore documentary filmmaking, photography, graffiti, dance, theatre and visual arts. It will showcase the best examples of each artistic field and focus on the social and political dimension of artistic work that engages and reflects upon the consequences of the crisis, and does so in a wildly diverse set of new practices and platforms.