School program: “Material Matters”

Material Matters, Athens, 2017, photo: Dimitris Parthimos

A library of materials and objects in dialogue with artworks

Maps, sounds, telephones, photographs, fabrics, litter, and a number of other objects form a library collection called “Material Matters,” located at the premises of the EMST—National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA).

aneducation brings together a series of objects that have been entrusted by a number of documenta 14 artists and invites students of all ages to explore this collection and participate in an interactive walk in order to learn about the different artistic processes and the multiplicity of topics that shape the exhibition.

Through this library of materials the students can engage with interlaced themes that are unraveled throughout the exhibition, including migration, colonialism, tradition, and ecology. In addition, they can experiment with different means and approaches to create their own artwork.

EMST–National Museum of Contemporary Art
Kallirrois and Amvrosiou Frantzi, 11743 Athens

Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA)
Pireos 256, 18233 Athens

Duration of the school program: April 25–June 14, 2017
Hours: 11 am–1 pm (Closed on Mondays)

Information for bookings for school classes:
Email: aneducation [​at​]
T: +30 6957777354, +30 6957770864

Call for information on “Material Matters,” a documenta 14 educational program

aneducation, documenta 14’s education department, invites all educators to a presentation of the exhibition taking place at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST).

During the event participants will be provided with information about the “Material Matters” program, which is geared to students in primary and secondary school. They will also have the opportunity to acquaint themselves with topics addressed by the exhibition in person.

The informational presentation will be held on Tuesday, April 25, at 5 p.m. in the Museum’s amphitheater.

Duration of presentation and tour: 5–8 p.m.
Address: EMST–National Museum of Contemporary Art
Kallirrois and Amvrosiou Frantzi, 11743 Athens

Please confirm your attendance by Friday, April 21 to aneducation [​at​]

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