How can we prove the social impact of our projects? As part of the seminars offered at Social Dynamo of Bodosaki Foundation, Heterotopia presents a workshop about the qualitative assessment. The qualitative approach to the impact assessment of social projects focuses on the investigation of the participants’ and/or beneficiaries’ experience. … Continue reading
This article presents the results from the University of Thessaly research programme titled “Museums and Education: methods of approach and interpretation of museum artifacts. The objective of this programme was the evaluation of educational processes that refer to the interpretation of museum artifacts and monuments for various audiences. The scientific … Continue reading
The workshop aims to introduce museum theater and the potential it offers for the enrichment of museum narrative. In particular, the workshop aims to familiarize the participants with the field of museum theater in Greece and globally, the practical aspects of the implementation of a museum theater performance, and the … Continue reading
For the second year, Heterotopia will present the “Castle’s stories” on the island of Kimolos! In the 1930s, Marigo, a Kimolian woman who migrated in 1900 in the United States, returned back to Kimolos after 30 years to visit her relatives. Today there are rumours that her ghost wanders around the castle, looking … Continue reading
In May and June 2017, we launched our pilot museum theatre performance at the archaeological site of Astikes Pyles (Urban Gates) in the port city of Piraeus. In collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of West Attica, Piraeus and Islands, in particular with the archaeologists Giorgos Peppas and Dora Evangelou, … Continue reading
The actors bring to life a period by embodying real or fictional characters who talk about their time, from their own standpoint. This way, the audience can converse with them as if they were in a time-travel. As a tool of museum interpretation, it broadens the narrative capabilities of the … Continue reading
We distribute roles to the participants, like servants, lawmakers, members of a diplomatic mission, artists. Afterwards, discussions and activities under the guidance of actors lead the participants to an understanding of the historic reality that is experiential and stems from the scope of social history.
We organize walks and other activities, like role play, at sites of historical reference. We explore the past within a living space, in which the participants move and interact, which contributes to a distinct approach to knowledge. Actions in the city can have a collaborating institution as a point of … Continue reading