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EVENT

Weather Engines

VENUE

Onassis Stegi, Athens

Leoforos Andrea Siggrou 107, Athens

DATE

01 - 15 May 2022

COMPLETED

DESCRIPTION

“Weather Engines” explores the poetics, politics, and technologies of the environment from the ground to the sky, and from soil to atmosphere.

“Weather Engines” is an art exhibition and a program of talks, performances and workshops taking place at Onassis Stegi and the National Observatory of Athens (Thissio). It explores weather as a complex system, as observation and control, and as a lived experience.

The projects and events refer to natural phenomena and climate change, past and contemporary strategies of weather engineering, as well as to different sociopolitical atmospheres related to breathing and living. Approaching the models and systems of art as techniques of knowledge, “Weather Engines” addresses the need for climate justice, and for embracing the surrounding more-than-human world(s).

The exhibition is accompanied by the publication “Words of Weather: A glossary” that maps terms for a political ecology of experience.

Onassis Stegi: Free admission, reservation is required.

Wednesday to Friday 16:00-22:00 | Exhibition Hall -1
Saturday and Sunday 12:00-22:00 | Exhibition Hall -1

National Observatory of Athens: Free admission without reservation.

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday (and Sunday 15 May) 17:00-22:00

 

The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

 

 

 

 

Closest Metro Station: Συγγρού - Φιξ

Metro to Venue: 12 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES

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