In the beginning was the image: A discussion about Greek theater – PLATFORMS PROJECT 2023


Is theater in Greece in a transitional – evolutionary stage?

How does Speech stand in contemporary performing arts?

Is there a distinctive disaggregation between theatrical performances and traditional theatical act?

The universal digital expansion of image involves a conversion in theatrical terms?

How do you describe the perception of modern man towards poetic speech and poetic image?

Within the international art fair PLATFORMS PROJECT 2023, seven of the most influential representatives of Greek contemporary theater, discuss and share their beliefs regarding Speech –  Visualism & Theater – Performance

Director and founder of, Lyssandros Spetsieris, is the  inspirer and curator of a two hour discussion – a documentary dialogue,- coordinated by journalist, author Kostas Laskaratos.


Dimitris Dimitriadis,:author, playwright, translator
Matina Kaltaki:Historian, theatrologist (MA), theater critic
Pantelis Makkas: visual artist, video designer
Periklis Moustakis: actor, theater director
Elli Papakonstantinou: theater director, playwright, visual artist
Giannis Skourletis: theater director, scenographer
Violet Louise (Louisa Kostoula): theater director, performer, musician, video artist

Discussion with the audience will follow


Thursday 26-10-2023, at 19:00

Duration 120′

Venue: Auditorium “Miltiadis Evert”


Kostas Laskaratos, journalist and author of  “Culture and introversion” & ” Museums Influencers:


Photo credits Giannis Skourletis:   Paris Tavitian /LIFO