Presentation of work resulting from three artistic studios organized under the INSTEAD_ program of The Architecture School, University of Thessaly. All three workshops focused on the city of Piraeus, especially Peiraios street. The first one was coordinated by Vangelis Vlahos with the contribution of Despina Zefkeli, the second one by Maria Papadimitriou and Giorgos Tzirtzilakis and the third one by Ana Dana Beros, Petros Moris and Mauro Sirotnjak. The presentation will trigger an open discussion on the matter of political artistic strategies in the present time context.