Francesco Kiais. MARATHON Performance Art Workshop, Athens 2015.

Francesco Kiais During the MARATHON Performance Art Workshop, Athens 2015.


In the last years Francesco Kiàis has worked, both alone and with other artists, in several Performance Art workshops, developing his own methodology.

In 2017, he held a series of lessons on Performance Art at the Ionian University, Department of Audiovisuals, as an external collaborator, while in 2018 he was invited as a visiting artist at SAIC (School of Art Institute, Chicago), Department of Performance, for to hold a lecture on his research book on Performance Art in Greece, “The Dream of Antigone”, and for to meet several students of the MFA program for a personal mentoring about their artistic practice.



Workshop. ZERO GRAVITY. Miles Zero Festival. Edmonton, Canada (May 2019)



Lecture and workshop. Summer School on Hybrid Arts, Ionian University. (Click here for images)
Lecture. SAIC . School of the Art Institute Chicago. (Click here for images)
Workshop. “Body and citizenship”. ΑΣΚΤ (Athens School of Fine Art), Old Library. (Click here [1], and here [2] for images)



WORKSHOP. Along and through. Paris Summer Academy. Organized by ORIANTHEATRE. Venue: Micadanses, Paris. (Click here for images)
LECTURE on my work. DEEREE, The American College of Greece, invited by Professor Thanos Vovolis.
WORKSHOP. THE MARATHON, host Luisa Catucci Gallery, Berlin. (Click here [1], here [2], here [3], and here [4] for images)
LECTURE on Performance art in Greece today, for the University TU-Dresden. Athens. (Click here for images)



LECTURE. Benaki Museum, Athens. In the frame of the event OUT Topias, curated by Thanos Vovolis, a round table (see the video from min. 64.51) moderated by Angeliki Avgitidou on “Performance, democracy and public space”. (Click here for images)
WORKSHOP. THE MARATHON. Venue: Point Center for Contemporary Art, Cyprus. Organized by Sensorium Space. (Click here for images)
TRANSIENT BODIES. Concept and Curatorship. Istanbul. Hosted by SALT Galata. Organized by Open Dialogue Istanbul and Open Space Istanbul. (Click here for images)
MASTER CLASS. “We are the natives :: exercizes of citizenship”. State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki. Organized by Platformance.(Click here for images)
LECTURE. “Body and Citizenship #2”, in the frame of the seminar “What kind of Polis?”-“Performance now v.5”, Thessaloniki. Organized by the University of Western Macedonia, moderated by Angeliki Avgitidou.(Click here for images)



WORKSHOP. THE MARATHON, host BOOZE Cooperativa, Athens. Organized by Epitelesis – Performance Art Foundation. (Click here for images)
CREAKING WOODEN FISH. PAS #39 | Performance Art Studies. Part of the educational program of the VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK. Facilitator together with BBB Johannes Deimling. Guest Teachers: Aldo Aliprandi and Marianna Andrigo. Hosted by C32 performingartworkspace, Venice. (Click here for images)
PLACES OF DURATION. PAS #38 | Performance Art Studies. Invited as Guest Teacher. In collaboration with Epitelesis-Performance Art Foundation. Hosted by CHEAPART Exarchias, Athens. (Click here for images)



CRITICAL REFLECTIONS. PAS #37 | Performance Art Studies. Part of the educational program of the VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK. Invited as Guest Teacher. (Click here for images).