Poetry on Stage: Multimedia poetry performances by highly acclaimed contemporary Greek poets

Poetry on Stage 

Real and fictional entities and encounters come alive onstage:

An (under)water letter to V.W., Recitation on the brink of drowning, A civil partnership suffering from dysfunctional amnesia, Thetis and Chimera, Queering Lament: Selections from the Occult Songs of the Greek people, Being in love with a fugitive we never met, Reflecting on the social media laboratory, An attempt to overwrite haunting personal memories with found google “confessions”

Poets performing

 Orfeas Apergis, Sam Albatros, Marios Chatziprokopiou, Phoebe Giannisi, Panayotis Ioannidis, Patricia Kolaiti, Pavlina Marvin, Konstantinos Papacharalampos 

Patricipating artists 

Koper, Marianna Devetzi

Performance Room 225, Grand Parade Building

Friday 5 April, 19:30pm


The performances will be in both English and Greek


Free entry




Greek Poetry Now

Join us for an open discussion with a new generation of contemporary Greek poets and performers

In the decade of the Greek economic crisis a dynamic group of Greek poets has responded to recession by staking out new artistic and theoretical ground.  Taking poetry on stage, boldly experimenting with the interface between poetry and performance, they present innovative multimedia and participatory events that expand the possibilities of poesis.


With the Greek poets and performers

Orfeas Apergis, Sam Albatros, Marios Chatziprokopiou, Phoebe Giannisi, Panayotis Ioannidis, Patricia Kolaiti, Pavlina Marvin, Konstantinos Papacharalampos


 The North Gallery, Grand Parade Building

Saturday 6 April, 1.00 – 2.30pm 



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