born in Thessaloniki, Greece. Lives and works in Berlin and Athens
Education
1986–91
1993–1998
1999

Study of literature and linguistics, University of Ioannina, Greece
Study of fine arts at the University of the Arts, Berlin (UdK), Prof. Rebecca Horn
Master’s designation from the UdK Berlin, Prof. Rebecca Horn

Grants and projects
1999
1999–2001
2001
2002

2004


2007-2009
2011

2011-2015
Since 2018


AT Kearney video prize
Meisterschuelerprize of the UdK Berlin
Goldrausch 11 Artistproject, Berlin
NaFöG – Postgraduate grant from the University of the Arts Berlin
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
Foundation of ShiftTongue_performance group (with Chyssa Tsampazi) (until 2008)
Publication of the artist´s book „The Plotless Room_I Lie to History“, Revolver Publishing
Berlin in collaboration with Futura, Athens
Foundation of the transdisciplinary collaborative project STUDIOvisits, Berlin (D) 
Co-curator of the queer feminist project Aphrodite* in Athens.

Exhibitions/Projects

 

 










































 




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.
Workshop series at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden / Bühnen-und Kostümbild, Academy of Fine Arts Dresden. 
2018

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 & Epidauros 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. 
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;
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:
2016
Regarding Nicolas Calas, Athens School of fine Arts:
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;
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;
2014
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; 
2011
SYMBIOSIS?
, Hotel Ariston, Thessaloniki; Within the scope of 15 Biennale de la Mediteranée;
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;
2010
Sculptural Narration/Skulpturale Handlungen, Museum Alex Mylona, Athens;The First Image, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki and C.R.A.C, Sète, France;
2009
Personal/Political
, Contemporary Art Center Thessaloniki. Parallel Programme of the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale; 
Sculptural Narration, BM SUMA, Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul;
NEOEROTICA, Margaris Foundation, 1st Elementary School of Amfilochia, GR and in ACTION FIELD KODRA08, Thessaloniki;
PEOPLE, Amfilochia Film Festival, Amfilochia GR;
2008
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;
scanning, Springer und Winckler Galerie, Berlin;
2000
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


2020
Workshop/Seminar series as visiting lecturer 
at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden / Bühnen-und Kostümbild, Academy of Fine Arts Dresden;
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; 
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;
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.