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Maria Christoforatou

Maria Christoforatou

 

Education

2009-2014 PhD/MPhil Fine Art, Practice-based research, CCW Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

2008-2009 MA Fine Art, Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL

2001-2006 BA (Hons.) Fine Art, Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA), Athens, Greece

Short Course

2011 Curation & Conversation, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

 

Awards/Scholarships

2007-2012 Academy of Athens, Greece

2007 State Scholarship Foundations (IKY)

2006 D’ Biennale (Creta Maris), Crete, Greece

2002-2004 State Scholarship Foundations (IKY)

 

Selected exhibitions

2015

‘Subasta de Arte Britanico Contemporaneo’, Morton: Casa de Subastas, Mexico (group)

‘Resized by the Soup Collective’, Arena Studios & Gallery, Liverpool (group)

‘Tate Staff Summer Show’, The Crypt Gallery, London (group)

‘DADU: conversations’, GalleryELL, East Nashville (group)

2014

'Constructing Spaces', Chocolate Studios, London (solo)

‘conversations: Home’, GalleryELL, New York (group)

‘WCA Reunion’ Porto (group)

'Dislocated', The Gallery @ Idea Store Whitechapel, London (solo)

'Surprise IV’, Romantso, Athens (group)

2013

‘Un-build’, Galeria-Atelier Metamorfose, Porto (solo)

‘Lines’, The Strand Gallery, London (group)

‘Flesh’, The Crypt Gallery, London (group)

‘Loopart13’, The Faircharm, London (group)

‘Otherworldly’, Harts Lane Studios, London (group)

‘Collision’, Nancy Victor, London (group)

2012

‘Project 2012 End of the world’, Mile End Art Pavilion, London (group)

ASC Studios, Erlang House, London (group)

‘Surprise IV’, Gallery space 'Nikos Gatsos', Technopolis, Athens (group)

‘Artistswhoarewaiters’, HOUSE Gallery, London (group)

‘InsideOutside’, Ort Gallery, Birmingham (group)

‘Art on Fire’, Camberwell Space, Camberwell College of Arts, London (group)

2011

‘Surprise III’, Gallery space 'Nikos Gatsos', Technopolis, Athens (group)

‘Contemporary Life Documentation the Collection’, Openshowstudio, Athens (group)

‘Identity’, Gnafala Culture Festival, Soufli Folk Art Museum, Greece (group)

‘Parallax AF’, La Galleria, Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London (group)

‘mailto:’, Drift Station Gallery, Nebraska (group)

‘Insert title here’, OPEN Gallery, London (group)

‘Art Athina’, International Fair of Athens, Falliron Pavillion, Athens (group)

‘FITAX1500-Trade Art for Art’, Grim Museum, Berlin (group)

2010

‘1916’, CCW PhD Research, The Triangle Space, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL (group)

2009

‘MA Show’, Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL (group)

‘Bridge', Gnafala Culture Festival, Soufli Folk Art Museum, Greece (group)

Deutsche Bank, London (group)

‘Intersections’, The Nunnery Gallery, London (group)

2008

‘Homestead’, Pro-Art Gallery, Athens (duo)

‘9 new artists’, Artigraf Gallery, Athens (group)

‘28 Graduates of Athens School of Fine Arts’, Cretan Museum of Contemporary Art, Rethymnon (group)

‘Graduating Class 2005/06’, Nikos Kessanlis Gallery, ASFA, Athens (group)

‘IMAGE SPACE ACTION 2’, Technopolis, Athens (group)

2006-2008

‘AthensVideoArtFestival’, Technopolis, Athens (group)

‘International Panoramas for Independent Filmmakers’, International Film Festival of Patras city, Greece (group)

2005-2008

‘Cheap Art’, a.antonopoulou.art Gallery, Athens (group)

2007

‘Rooftop Project 2007: Young artists at high levels’, Apartment Project Gallery, London (group)

'D Biennale' (Creta Maris), Toronto (group)

‘Inside outside looks’, Artower Agora Gallery, Athens (group)

‘Contemporary Artists of Abstraction’, Astrolavos dexameni Gallery, Athens (group)

2006

‘Espongono’ Italia-Grecia, Molfetta, Italy (group)

‘D Biennale’ (Creta Maris), Crete, Greece (group)

2005

‘Word and Image Relationship in Respect of French Poetry’, Insistut Français d’ Athènes (IFA), Athens (group)

‘Video Art Festival’, ASFA, Athens (group)

2004

‘The body in the ancient drama’, Aeschylean Festival 2004, Eleusis, Greece (group)

2003

Karditsa Municipal Art Gallery, Karditsa, Greece (group)

2002

‘B Biennale’ (Creta Maris), Crete, Greece (group)

 

Conferences/Symposiums/Lectures

2015-2016

Series of lectures followed by workshops to International students, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

2013

Paint Club Visual Symposium, Beaconsfield, London

2011

The Practice Exchange (TPE), Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London

 

Collaborative Workshops

2013-2014

Mexican Festival ‘Día de los Muertos’, Rich Mix Cultural Foundation & OXO Tower, London

2011

Extraordinary Voices, ‘What Work Sounds Like with Mikhail Karikis’, Barbican London

‘The Unilever Series: Tino Sehgal’, Tate Modern

Kate Gilmore: ‘Walk the Line’, Parasol Unit Foundation, London

Film ‘Isabella’s Destiny’ in association with The National Gallery and Central Saint Martins, The National Gallery, London

2009

‘Tate Encounters’, Tate Britain, London

2006

‘LAND ART’ in collaboration with Munich Artists, Samothraki, Greece

2005

‘Artinformazione2news’, International Symposium, Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara, Carrara, Italy

2004

‘5th Meeting of the Mediterranean Arts Schools’, Genoa, Italy

 

Commissions

2007

‘ECOCITY 2007 Awards’, designed and created trophies, Apopsi, Athens

‘NESCAFE’, Athinais Cultural Centre, Athens

 

Residencies

2008

‘1st International Openart Residency’, Eretria, Greece

2007

‘100 Artisti per il Salento’, Rodi Garganico, Italy