Innovative, Open and Economically Sustainable Models of Creative Production - Presentations





Welcome Address

Evi Sachini, Director, National Documentation Centre (EKT/NHRF)


Keynote Speaker

Entrepreneurship and Industrial Dynamics in Cultural and Creative Industries in the Context of a Smart Growth Venture

Yannis Caloghirou, Professor National Technical University of Athens


EKT/NHRF and "Creativity: Innovative Models of Production and Access (CIMPA)" project

“Infrastructure as a Seed: Open Spaces, Open Design and the Creative Industries in the CIMPA project”

Prodromos Tsiavos, National Documentation Centre (EKT)


Innovative and Economically Sustainable Structures of Creative Production in the Digital Era

“Business Models for Open Fabrication and 3D Printing”

Peter Troxler, Research Professor, Applied Sciences, University of Rotterdam/Founder of Square One

“The Peer-to-Peer Initiative, 3D Printing and Collaborative Future" 

Vaslis Kostakis, Founder of P2P Lab

“The experience of Running Open Digital Programmes for Museums and Galleries: Big or Niche?”

Irini-Mirena Papadimitriou, Digital Programmes Team at Victoria and Albert Museum/ Head of New Media Arts Development at Watermans


Coffee Break


Open and Technologically-Based Collaborative Practices with Educational and Entrepreneurial Aspects

“Building your Dreams in Europe: What does an EU Techshop mean?”

Paul Duggan, director of EU Techshop

“FabLab Athens: the way ahead”

Dimitris Papalexopoulos, Architect/Professor at the School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens

“Morphology and Function: Robotic Explorations via 3D Printing”

Dimitris Tsakiris, Avgousta Chatzidaki, Institute of Computer Science – FORTH

“InnovAthens: The Innovation Hub of Municipality of Athens”

George Karamanolis, Technical Adviser, Technopolis, Athens

Mobile Generation Next: Mobile, Startup and Social Media Lab   

Betty Tsakarestou, Assistant Professor & Head of Advertising and Public Relations Lab, Panteion University, Department of Communication, Media and Culture 


Lunch Break


Contemporary Practices in Art: Technology, Digital Media and Social Creativity

“New Models for Creativity in the Cultural Sector”

Felix Stalder, Lecturer in Digital Culture and Network Theory, Zurich University of Arts

“Interactive Art and Computational Vision”

Thodoris Papatheodorou, Professor of Digital Media and Interactive Art, School of Fine Arts, Athens

"Koumaria Residency - A Temporary Symbiotic Collective Art Process"

Medea Electronique, Artistic Collective, Athens

“Critical Strategies in Digital Media and Digital Art”

Konrad Becker, Artist/Director and co-founder of World-Information.Org

"Build it open, Share it to scale, Create for the future"

Nikolaos Maniatis, Founder & Managing Director, Museotechniki Ltd


Roundtable: Physical and Virtual Open Spaces: Open Communities or Business Hubs?

George Papanikolaou, Professor of molecular genetics and pathophysiology, School of Dietetics and Nutritional science, Harokopion University of Athens)/ Contributor to P2P Alternatives Foundation in Greece

Thodoros Karounos, Chairman of the Board of Directors at EEL/LAK/Researcher in the Team for Technological, Economical and Strategical Analysis of Society of Information in the National Technical University of Athens

Spyros Kapetanakis, CEO CoLab Athens

Lefteris Kosmas, Member of

Petros Papathanassiou,

Chair: Prodromos Tsiavos, National Documentation Centre (EKT/NHRF)






Presentation of 6 works materialized with the support of EKT/NHRF in the context of the CIMPA project, part of the new group exhibition by 34 Greek artists, organized by the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens 

Curators: Daphne Dragona, Tina Pandi, Daphne Vitali

Artists/Artistic Collectives:

  • “Inputs, Loops and Anchors” KERNEL
  • “Commons (6.7.9) – Commons: Portfolio” Petros Moris
  • “AKTINA*” City Index Lab, Energize
  • “30 Days in the Garden/15 Days on Mars” Valentina Karga
  • “Oiko-nomic Threads” Maria Varela, Marinos Koutsomichalis, Afroditi Psarra
  • “Thunderflow Heritage” Theodoros Giannakis


Coffee Break


Parallel Workshops

"3D Printing Workshop"

City Index Lab, Energize



"Creative Programming with Processing"

Thodoris Papatheodorou, Professor fo Digital Media and Interactive Art, School of Fine Arts, Athens


"Beasts od the Wild: 3D Printing in Schools?"

Athanasios Deligiannis, Yiannis Kaskamanidis,

Athanasios Priftis

15.00-16.00 Lunch Break


The Limits of Open – The Limits of Law

Viewing of two short video-projects

  • “Common Knowledge: Communities of Knowledge Production in Greece”

Ilias Marmaras, Digital Media Artist/Co-Founder of Personal Cinema Group

  • "Memes and the Right to Share" Matthias Fritsch, Visual Artist & Filmmaker


Prodromos Tsiavos, National Documentation Centre (EKT/NHRF)

Antonis Broumas, Lawyer, Digital Liberation Network (DLN)

Alexandros Nousias, Lawyer, Noussias|Linardos Law Office

Ilias Marmaras, Digital Media Artist/Co-Founder of Personal Cinema Group

Matthias Fritsch, Visual Artist & Filmmaker


Roundtable: New Technologies and Entrepreneurship – Open Networks and Start-ups

Roza Monou, Project Manager at Spoonmates

Michael Psalidas, Managing Partner, CrowdPolicy

Yannis Avgerinos, Lawyer, Managing Partner, AVG Law

Themistoklis Gkion, Founder of Flow Athens

Areti Georgili, Owner of Free Thinking Zone

Chair: Georgia Tzenou, National Documentation Centre (EKT/NHRF)