Fallschirmseide

Fallschirmseide/Μετάξι Αλεξίπτωτων

LALA presents the reading of the book Fallschirmseide/Μετάξι Αλεξίπτωτων (Parachute silk), which was published in both German and Greek in 2021 by Spector Books in Leipzig.

Between Presence & Absence

Between Presence & Absence

Responding to the invitation of the curator of the exhibition “outraged by pleasure”, Nadja Argyropoulou, LALA presents an event-collage of spoken word, video and performance, based on memory/forgetting, fragments, archives and dreams, with an emphasis on queer trauma, personal loss and the outsider footnotes of history. The event is dedicated to the memory of activist and drag performer Zackie Oh and queer filmmaker and performer Jack Smith. It is also the culmination and final event of the first curatorial phase / first cycle in the story of LALA.

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 […]

¯\_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 […]

¯\_W*o*я*d*S_/¯ vol.1: Grapefruit (⦿ᴥ⦿)

In this new series of happenings, 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 first event of the series we will focus on and be influenced by Yoko Ono’s book […]

Infinite Genesis * AI Poetry workshops

ΛΑΛΑ welcomes our second residents, Aimée Lê and Marc Sutton, aka AiMARK. AiMARK are a nonbinary poetic system based in the US and UK. Their work seeks to transcend the limits of human and artificial memory, iterate new translations, and evolve queer forms of reproduction. Their project “Infinite Genesis” started in early 2022 in London […]

Alvina Chamberland, bombshell & literary goddess, reads new work

Alvina Chamberland reads new literary work developed during her four-week ΛΑΛΑ residency. The work explores in a poetic and existential way the beauty and challenges of love between straight men and trans women. Alvina will also present a segment from her upcoming music theatre piece based on Swan Lake, in which the white swan is […]