born in Thessaloniki, Greece. Lives and works in Berlin

Education


1986–91
Study of literature and linguistics, University of Ioannina, Greece
1993-1998
Study of fine arts at the University of the Arts, Berlin (UdK), Prof. Rebecca Horn
1999
Master’s designation from the UdK Berlin, Prof. Rebecca Horn

Grants and projects

1999
AT Kearney video prize
1999–2001
Meisterschuelerprize of the UdK Berlin
2001
Goldrausch 11 Artistproject, Berlin
2002
NaFöG – Postgraduate grant from the University of the Arts Berlin
2004
DAAD supplementary grant for NYC within the scope of the NaFOEG– postgraduate grant
Artist– in– Residence Programme in Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Plueschow Germany
Artist– in– Residence Programme in Kuenstlerhaus Buechsenhausen Innsbruck Austria
Residency Programme »Schinkel– Progressive« zentralbuero Berlin
2007-2009
Foundation of ShiftTongue_performance group (with Chyssa Tsampazi)
2011
Publication of the artist´s book „The Plotless Room_I Lie to History“, Revolver Publishing
Berlin in collaboration with Futura, Athens
2011-2015
Initiation of the transdisciplinary collaborative project STUDIOvisits, Berlin (D) 
Since 2018
Co-curator of the queer feminist project Aphrodite* in Athens
Since 2019
Initiation of the collective ongoing project WordMord

 
Exhibitions/Projects

 










































 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

































2021
WordComminutes. A Workshop on Crashing Language
at Eight / Το Οχτώ, critical institute for arts and politics in Athens. Within the context of the WordMord project;
The Right To Breathe
at Undercurrent NY Brooklyn. A virtual exhibition curated by Sozita Goudouna. Organised by Greece in USA;
House of Kal Berlin - Tidal KoHabitat for Post-Patriarchal Futures at district berlin;
Room to Bloom. Ecofeminism Workshop.
June 25-30, 2021 in Athens & Online. Organised in cooperation with AthenSYN/Katja Erhardt, Avtonomi Akadimia and the European Alternatives. Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union;
Beuys.100@BÖLL.
Online issue on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Joseph Beuys´ birthday. Organised by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Berlin. Artists‘ curation: Juliane Duda. Editorial: Annette Maennel;
2020
VIDEOFORMA VIII, International Festival of Video Art
at the Sergey Kuryokhin Center for Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg;
Goldrausch Online Film Screening. Curated and organised by Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt Berlin;
Collaboration with the Center of New Media and Feminist Public Practices, Department of Architecture of Thessaly University, Volos GR (ongoing)
Aphrodite* 2020 queer-feminist film festival / her* geographies, her* complices, her* intersexions (Co-curation). Online event in collaboration with the Greek Film Archive. With the support of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Athen and Goethe-Institut Athen;
The Eccentric Issue. Poetic text for the magazine A Glimpse Of / new narratives for the now;
Swarm Intelligence, Antikes Theater von Epidaurus. Organisiert von dem National-theater von Nordgriechenland;
Glitter and Grief at Haus der Statistik, Berlin;
2019
HOMEMADE EXOTICA at Freiraum in der Box Berlin. Curated by Sotirios Bachtsetzis. Organised by AhtenSYN.
Workshop Φύλο/Σοφία, Panteion University, Department of Social and Political Sciences.
Greek Writers in Berlin. Presentation at Lettretage Berlin. Curated by Michaela Prinzinger.
Is It Possible to Live Outside of Language? at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in Karachi, Pakistan during August and September 2019. Organized by the Goethe Institut in Karachi. Curated by Aziz Sohail.
Aphrodite* / her* magic, her* work, her* desire, her* power, her* care. 21-23 June – Film screenings, 16–23 June – Workshops and events. Part of Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2019.
Queer(s´) Talk(s). translating, transwriting, transreading. Workshop about the poetics of (queer) language(s) and the relationship between language, affect, gender and trans* bodies. The workshop is run by Anna Τ. and Vassiliea Stylianidou aka Franck-Lee Alli-Tis. 
Text work for the online magazine A Glimpse Of / new narratives for the now. The Eccentric Issue .
Intervention! Intoxication? 4th Biennial of the Performance Philosophy Amsterdam at Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond and Universiteitstheater Amsterdam. 
Feminist Practices in the Public Space at the Era of Globalised Technologies. Seminars and Workshops Programme at the Center of New Media and Feminist Public Practices, Department of Architecture of Thessaly University, Volos GR.
2018
Workshop series at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden / Bühnen-und Kostümbild, Academy of Fine Arts Dresden. 
Aphrodite* – her* stories, her* bodies, her* politics, her* languages, her* images,
Screenings, workshops, lectures. Co-curation with Sofia Dona and Sofia Bempeza in collaboration with the Athens Museum of Queer Arts (Amoqa), the Beaver Collective Athens, Cinenova London and the Schwules Museum Berlin. Part of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2018
5. Mond: 15.5. – 12.6.2018. T-Shirts, moustaches and theories in progress artistic femmifestations at SMU, Schwules Museum Berlin. Curation: Vera Hofmann.[nbsp
The Element of Change, at the Obdachlosen Wohnplattform in Berlin-Moabit. Curated by Aleksandra Roth-Belkova and Lina Theodorou;
Poetry of Memory, Museum of Contemporary Art Rathymon, Crete (GR).
2017
The Real Estate Show Extended/Berlin at C/O Kunstpunk Berlin. Curated by Matthias Meyer;
Studio Sharing IV at Snehta Residency, Athens. Curated by Stefania Migliorati;
TOMORROWS. Urban Fictions at Diplarios School Athens. Organised by Onassis Cultural Center. Curated by Daphne Dragona and Panos Dragonas;
2016
Subjectivities, art, politics. An event organized by the team of the international research project "Learning from documenta" in collaboration with TWIXTlab Athens:
Iglan is a Bitch, Spor Klübü project space, Berlin;
Georgian Film Festival, Olgaeck Theater, Stuttgart:
Regarding Nicolas Calas, Athens School of fine Arts, Athens;
NICE! An exhibition and a book, Manos Loizos Cultural Center, Athens;
Out of Place_an ongoing archive, a project conceived by Associazione 22:37, P67 Gallery Berlin;
Sound Acts: music performance identity, KET, Athens;
2015
Institution, Politics, Performance. International Conference at Green Park Athens;
Fireflies in the Night, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre Athens;
2014
ZukunftsSpekulation, RE-Culture III, Patras, GR;
Let´s Collective Mor(e)ning For Us - AΠΕΡΓΙΑΣ ΕΡΓΟΝ_StrikeLabor. A collective laboratorium in the public space of Mithymna, Lesvos, GR;
What is queer today is not queer tomorrow, nGbK Berlin;
SelfConscious, ACG Gallery/DEREE-American College of Greece, Athens. Organised by the department of Visual Arts and Art History;
26th Festival Les Instants Video Terr(h)istories of video arts, France;
2013
HEUTE HIER bugün burada, HAUS am KLEISTPARK, Berlin;
CRISIS FOR YOUR OWN GOOD!, Museum Tinguely, Basel;
WHAT IS TO BE UNDONE_the Berlin version. Within the scope of Speakers´Corner. Part of 48 STUNDEN Neuköln, Berlin;
Dive and Run, freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL /MuseumsQuartier, Vienna;
Sculptural Narration, WHITE BOX, Munich;
Queer Aesthetics. 4 Days Stand, Queer Festival, Theater Embros, Athens;
2012
LABOR BERLIN 12: Drifting
, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin;
Forays. Systems of Self-Interest – Mechanisms of Looting, Fotohof, Salzburg;
IM-PORT//EX-PORT. A Floating Platform for Art & Science. Organised by the Schlool of Art and University of Kassel;
HOLIDAYS IN GREECE_a performative installation at STUDIOvisits, Berlin; 
SYMBIOSIS?
, Hotel Ariston, Thessaloniki; Within the scope of 15 Biennale de la Mediteranée;
2011
FUTURE POSSIBLE, VCA Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, Australia;
Summer in the Middle of Winter, Kunsthalle Athena, Athens;
Communi(cati)on of Crisis, 22-25th June, Nafpaktos, GR. Organised by Institute for Live Arts Research Athens;
Polyglossia
, Onassis Cultural centre, Athens;
SYMPOMATIC GREECE: art and politics after crisis, Vassiilijev´s Theatre, Moscow;
Sculptural Narration/Skulpturale Handlungen, Museum Alex Mylona, Athens;
2010
The First Image, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki and C.R.A.C, Sète, France
Personal/Political
, Contemporary Art Center Thessaloniki. Parallel Programme of the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale; 
2009
Sculptural Narration, BM SUMA, Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul;
NEOEROTICA, Margaris Foundation, 1st Elementary School of Amfilochia, GR and in ACTION FIELD KODRA08, Thessaloniki;
2008
PEOPLE, Amfilochia Film Festival, Amfilochia GR;
ShiftyTongue_performance group presents I KNOW IT IS HERE SOMEWHERE, bios athens centre for today´s art and cross media, Athens;
Athensville, Parallel Plan, Art– Athina 2008;
The Plotless Room, Solo Show, Friedman Galerie Projekt, Berlin;
Basic Plan with TinT Gallery Thessaloniki, Art– Athina 2008;
20th Century on Video, TRIANON FILMCENTER, Athens;
2007
In present tense, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens;
Karaoke poetry box, intothepill.net at Space 417 within the scope of 1.Athens Biennial;
skulpturiniai veiksmai, Kulturos Komunikaciju Centras / Centre for Cultural Kommunication, Klaipeda, Lithuania and A. Moncio House Museum, Palanga, Lithuania;
sacrow chateau ivre, Schloss Sacrow, Berlin. Curated by Rebecca Horn;
intothepill.net at her(his)tory, Museum of cycladic art, Athens;
Open Plan / Art – Athina with Galerie Françoise Heitsch, Munich;
State of Work, Fotohof, Salzburg;
an extremely rare night photograph, Gallery Tint, Thessaloniki. In cooperation with the Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki;
CLIPS, Kunstverein Tiergarten/Gallerie Nord, Berlin;
Transit Lounge_ australian and european art and architecture exchange, josetti höfe, berlin/partner event of transmediale 07;
2006
APOLIS
, The Hellenic American Union, Athens;
BAC! International Festival of Contemporary Art, Barcelona;
Strange screen. 5 Video Festival, Thessaloniki Cinema Museum;
EMERGENCY ROOM, Galerie Olaf Stueber, Berlin;
Pro–Taseis/SITE in ACTION FIELD KODRA06, Thessaloniki;
Scarecrow, Averoff Museum of Modern Greek Art / Evangelos Averoff– Tosizza Foundation, Metsovo, GR;
Skulpturale Handlungen, Galerie der Kuenstler, Munich;
an outing. Beltsios Collection. Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st century, Centre of Art and Culture Matsopoulos Mill Trikala, GR;
Old Habits Die Hard, Trafo Galeria, Budapest; Curated by HQ Sparwasser Berlin;
into the pill, Gallery e31, Athens;
2005
perpetuum mobile, Solo Show at Galerie Françoise Heitsch, Munich;
MRI, Center of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki; 
Contribution for the Project Biopolitics in the magazine GAP [Greek Art Projects]. Curated by THE READING GROUP, Athens;
Old Habits Die Hard within the context of the exhibition Situation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney;
2004
pro.fiction01
, Kuenstlerhaus Buechsenhausen, Innsbruck, Austria;
Manderlay, Hotel Astoria, Thessaloniki. On the occasion of the Forum for European Artistic Mobility;
Berliner_Zimmer, ACTION FIELD KODRA04, Thessaloniki;
ausderferne ausdernaehe ausdermitte, European Patent Office, Munich and Galerie Françoise Heitsch, Munich;
ArtConcept, Internationales Art Festival, St. Peterburg
Breakthrough! ARCO, Alcala 31, Madrid
Backstage– Kehrseiten des Tourismus, Graz, Austria
Archive of the project Old Habits Die Hard within the context of the exhibition Berlin North, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwar; Berlin – Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center Istanbul – Goethe Institute NYC –Motorenhalle Projektzentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst Dresden – YEANS Goeteborg Schweden– Art in General NYC;
ISIMD 2004, Istanbul;
2003
Playcities, Solo Show at Gallery Kappatos, Athens;
So much...so great, Center of Contemporary Art Larisa, Greece;
CANAL LOOP´00, Art Barcelona;
Hertzoscópio, Art Festival, Portugal;
Old Habits Die Hard, HQ Sparwasser Berlin – Norwich Gallery – Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo;
1. Prague Biennale, National Gallery, Veletrzni Palac, Prague;
O–FORM, CAPRI, Berlin;
A.G., Schloss Plueschow, Germany;
7th International Video festival VideoMedeja, Novi Sad, Serbia;
CHIANGMAI FIRST NEW MEDIA ART FESTIVAL, CMU ART MUSEUM, Thailand;
Heroes & Co., Solo Show at CAPRI, Berlin;
2002
familistère 1, KW Berlin, Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin;
Open Weekend, CAPRI, Berlin;
t.i.a (this is america), Kunst und Medienzentrum Adlershof, Berlin;
WHITE COLLAR, Charlottenstrasse 79/80, Berlin;
2001
Intime Expeditionen
, Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin;
moving images, The Nicosia Municipal Arts Center in Cooperation with the Pierides Museum of Contemporary Art, Cyprus;
unterwegs, Goldrausch 11 Kunstbunker Nuernberg e.V., Kunstraum Duesseldorf, halle_für_kunst e.V. Lueneburg, art forum berlin;
Group exhibition, Kappatos Gallery, Athens;
2000
scanning, Springer und Winckler Galerie, Berlin;
TENROOMS2000, Ten Curators propose Ten Young Artists, St. George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens;
1999
Indoor Games
, Stiftung Starke, Berlin;
1998
Haute Couture,
WeinhausHuth, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin;

 

Artists´Talks/
Workshops / Teaching Experience
 

2021
What new words does this tree trunk dream of? A workshop against the pollution of signification.
Within the context of Room to Bloom. Ecofeminism Workshop in Athens & Online. Organised in cooperation with AthenSYN/Katja Ehrhardt, Avtonomi Akadimia and the European Alternatives. Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union;
2020
WordMord_Phase II: “Let´s Assemble Our Wordy Arms”_a performative laboratory. Video Presentation/Open Workshop/Call for (intra)-action. In collaboration with Stylianos Benetos. Within the context of Glitter and Grief at the Haus der Statistik;
WordMord_Phase I: Reading Group - Οnline seminar ΙΙI
at The Centre of New Media and Feminist Public Practices University of Architecture in Volos GR;
2019
Lecture Performance and Panel Discussion with Chloe Kolyri and Athina Athanasia in the Workshop Φύλο/Σοφία, Panteion University, Department of Social and Political Sciences;
Writers @ Berlin_series of artists´talks, Lettretage, Berlin; 
Artists´ Talk
at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in Karachi, Pakistan. Within the context of the exhibition Is It Possible to Live Outside of Language?;
Thinking Translation. Workshop with Asad Alvi 
at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in Karachi, Pakistan;
Queers´Talks_translating, transreading, transwriting body and gender. Workshop with Anna T. within the scope of queer feminist project Aphrodite* 2019 at Athens Museum of Queer Arts;
Seminars and Workshops Programme at the Center of New Media and Feminist Public Practices, Department of Architecture of Thessaly University, Volos; 
Since 2019 - present, Workshop/Seminar series as visiting lecturer at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden / Bühnen-und Kostümbild, Academy of Fine Arts Dresden;
2018
Workshop series at Young Arts Neuköln Berlin;
Since 2018-present, Coaching for artists
at bbk-bildungswerk Berlin;
2016
Artists´ talk, Medienwerkstatt, bbk-bildungswerk Berlin;
Kunst und Politic - Art in Europe - invisible borders. Public Discourse at the Verein Berliner Künstler*innen in collaboration with Berlinerpool Berlin;
glocal (hi)stories_discussion platform for video- and performance arts, Freie Universität Berlin;
2015
FUGITIVE VOICES. ALWAYS FROM SCRATCH. QUEST WITH TEMPORARY VALUE, Lecture Performance, Apartment Project, Berlin;
2011
Artists´ Talk, Victoria College of the Arts, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne;

Publications

 

 

[scanning] Ein Video–Essay. Exh. Cat. Publisher: The President of the University of the Arts Berlin, 1999;
moving images. Exh. Cat. Publisher: The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Cyprus, 2000. ISBN 9963–575–32–3;
der intelligente Tisch– der intelligibler Tisch. Exh. Cat. Publisher: GoldrauschKünstlerinnenprojekt Berlin e.V. 2000. ISBN 3–933700–76–0;
Intime Expeditionen. Exh. Cat. Das Schoene, das Intime, die Neugierde. Publisher: Goldrausch Kuenstlerinnenprojekt Berlin e.V., 2001. ISBN 3–933700–78–7;
A.G. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Foerderkreis Schloss Plueschow e.V., 2002. ISBN 3–935649– 050–3;
familistére1. Exh. Cat. KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin. Publisher filia e.V., 2002. ISBN 3–00–010316;
Prague Biennale1, peripheries become the center. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Giancarlo Politi Editore, 2003. ISBN 88–7816–130–6;
so much…so great… Publisher: Larissa Contemporary Art Center, Greece, 2003. ISBN 960–85850–5–8;
2nd international symposium of interactive media design. Publisher: Yeditepe University Publication House, Istanbul, 2004;
Breakthrough! Greece 2004: Contemporary perspectives in the visual artsExh. Cat.Publisher: Consejería de cultura y deportes. Comunidad de Madrid, 2004. ISBN 84–451–2629–6;
ACTION FIELD KODRA– 04. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Cultural organization of Municipal of Kalamaria Thessaloniki, 2004;
ausderferne ausdernähe ausdermitte. Exh. Cat. Publisher: European Patent Office Munich, 2004. ISBN 3–89605–066–4;
POSITIVE CHARGES / MRI PROJECT. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Center of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 2006. ISBN 960–89041–0–2;
an outing. Beltsios Collection. Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st century. Futura Publications, Athens, 2006. ISBN 960–6654–17–6;
The Scarecrow. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Evangelos Averoff– Tossizza Foundation, Athens GR, 2006. ISBN: 960– 7694– 16– 3;
ACTION FIELD–06. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Cultural organization of Municipal of Kalamaria Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006.
BAC!06 United. International Festival of Contemporary Art in BarcelonaVII Edition, 2006;
APOLIS. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Hellenic American Union Athens, 2006;
19th International Photography Meeting. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Thessaloniki Museum of Photography GR, 2007
ISBN: 978–960–89064–5–7; 
art– athina 2007 restart, international art fair. Exh. Cat.;
In present tense. Young Greek Artists. Exh. Cat. Publisher: National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, 2007
art– athina 2008 international art fair. Exh. Cat;
3. Europäischer Monat der Fotografie Berlin. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Kulturprojekte Berlin, Berlin 2008. ISBN: 978–3–940231–04–8;
Intothepill Vol.01 – Greek Conteporary Video Art. Futura, Athens 2009. ISBN: 978–960–6654–93–0;
WIR VERBESSERN IHRE ARBEIT. Instituto DIvorciado. Exh. Cat. at Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin 2009;
Personal/Political, Exh. Cat. Publisher: Ministry of Culture Greece and State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 2009;
LA PREMIÈRE IMAGE. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Centre règionale d´Art contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète (F), 2009;
Polyglossia. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, 2011;
The Plotless Room_I Lie to History. Artist´s Book. Publisher: Revolver Publishing, Berlin in cooperation with futura, Athens, 2011. ISBN 978-3-868951-27-1;
Labor Berlin 12: Drifting. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Berlin, 2012. ISBN 978 3-94 3994-018;
SCULPTURAL NARRATIONS. Exb. Cat. München, 2013;
IMPORT//EXPORT. EIN SCHIFF FÜR KUNST UND WISSENSCHAFT IN KASSEL - EINE DOKUMENTATION. Publisher: Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, 2015. Print ISBN 978-3-8376-2934-7. PDF ISBN 978-3-8394-2934-1;
Public Domain. Exh. Cat. Published by Lo and Behold, Athens, 2015. ISBN 978-960-99292-3-3;
NICE! An exhibition and a book. A poetic exploration about the possibility of return, of memory, homeland and loss,2016;
Tomorrows: Urban fictions for possible futures. Exh. Cat. Organized by Οnassis Cultural Centre Athens, 2017;
Changes on the Fly. Exhibition project and series concerning the artistic handling of spatial change process in Berlin.
Exh. Cat. Berlin, 2018. Editor: Matthias Meyer, Spor Klübü Berlin. Funded by Senatverwaltung for culture and Europe. 
AthenSyn I: Homemade Exotica. Festival and Exhibition of Contemporary Greek Art in Berlin.
Exh. Cat. Editor: Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Athens 2019.
Experiencing The Radical Body /A) GLIMPSE) OF) NEW NARRATIVES FOR THE NOW. Edited by Dimitra Ioannou and Rebecca Wilcox, designed by Marianna Vouza, 2020 Athens.