DAGLARA – Ciao Amore

DAGLARA - Ciao Amore

LALA and the theriodonta kross DAGLARA invite you, for two nights only, at her first exposition of her pictorial world, and much more.

Oral histories: Iossif Vardakis

Beginning this season’s programme, we host the fifth in our series of oral history discussions. This time our guest is Iossif Vardakis, a filmmaker and activist based in Athens. Iossif has just completed the first Greek documentary on the LGBTI scene of the AKOE era and will confide to Fil Ieropoulos personal stories about suburban […]

Real/Fake/Drag/Meat – Sophia Efstathiou & Chicks on Speed

If drag exposes the performativity/artificiality of gender can plant-based meats produce new definitions of ‘realness’ when it comes to food? Learning from queer and feminist politics, Real/Fake/Drag/Meat messes with definitions of ‘natural’ and ‘fake’ while maintaining a playful attitude. LALA presents the artistic research collaboration between Chicks on Speed and the project MEATigation, led by […]

Aphorisms – A night with Alvina Chamberland

”Abstract at its best really just denotes digging beneath the surface. Just like experimental, at its best, is directly linked to the verb experiment, like in science, to look closer, to uncover, to rigorously investigate, to try to find out something entirely new..” The aphorism is a part of literature and theory that seems to […]

Ron Athey – short films at LALA

Legendary body performance artist Ron Athey in a unique evening at LALA will share with us a few short films from his archives. There will be a Q&A session afterward with Angel Torticollis

Dreamland Film Festival

Dreamland is a new festival, aiming to bring to the surface creators of experimental, otherworldly and avant-garde cinema, so that the audience can have a chance to look at hidden treasures of cinematic history, but also contemporary films. Inspired by the work of Jack Smith, a filmmaker, photographer and performer who was active between the […]

Films & discussion with Jürgen Brüning

Jürgen Brüning is a Berlin-based film producer and director. Helming projects by queer luminaries such as Dennis Cooper, Cheryl Dunye, Thunska Pansittivorakul, G.B. Jones, Shu Lea Cheang, Maria Beatty, Emilie Jouvet, Lior Shamriz, and Ela Troyano, Brüning produced Bruce LaBruce’s debut feature, No Skin Off My Ass and most of the filmmaker’s subsequent projects. We […]

¯\_W*o*я*d*S_/¯ vol.2: Tender Buttons

We continue with the second part of our series of events/happenings, in which ΛΑΛΑ and friends explore multimedia uses of poetic language, such as spoken word, videopoetry, concrete and visual poetry, experimental song and opera, performance, digital cybertext and memes, typography, artists books, etc. In the second installment of the series, we will focus on […]

Eva Stefani “Nights & Days of Dimitra K” with Q&A

ΛΑΛΑ hosts the work of Eva Stefani, with a screening of “The Box” (2004) and “Days and Nights of Dimitra K” (2021). We will be joined by Eva and Dimitra who will discuss with Fil Ieropoulos the intricacies of creating a documentary, both from the perspective of the filmmaker and the subject of the film. […]

Me, myself and Generative AI: a discussion

GTP-3, DALL-3, Stable Diffusion – is AI stealing our art? The debate is on. Some Artists refuse to provide data to feed the AI so that it won’t plagiarize their artwork and steal their muse- could this be a tad bit overreacting? Can we not see AI as another new tool to enhance our creative […]