On the 8th of October, Fluffy welcomed, a lot of new friends; deaf students and their accompanying teachers from 5 different schools of 5 different countries, in the context of the European Programme Breaking the Silence, Erasmus +KA2 Project 2017-2019.
Breaking the Silence is a Programme about the empowerment of deaf students’ identity through artistic expression and aims the development of art forms of communication and individual expression of deaf children. The Programme includes the collaboration of Special Schools for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing from five different countries (Germany, Greece, Poland, Romania, and Slovenia). Each country had taken on a specific artistic field; Visual Arts were chosen for Athens.
For their very first day, the 8th of October 2018, here, in Athens, was planned the realization of an emotive workshop at the cultural organization ATOPOS cvc and more specifically a workshop inside Fluffy Library, which concluded with performative narrations in sign language and improvised happenings.
The workshop was organised by Ourania Anastasiadou together with Antigoni. Anastasiadou is a Visual Artist and Teaching Staff of Accessibility Unit of Athens School of Fine Arts.
Read more about the event @ Atopos Contemporary Visual Cultures