About



Eleni is a Greek artist based in London. Using moving image, performance and text, her work researches Scurgriness through intersecting fiction and reality.




EDUCATION


Resident Artist at Conditions Studio Programme, 2020

MA Royal College of Art, Contemporary Art Practice, September 2019

BA Fine Arts and Design, Athens University of Applied Sciences, 2015, with Distinction



EXHIBITIONS - SHOWS


Upcoming


25 Feb - 1 March: The Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, 2020

11-16 March: Tricky Women Animation Festival, Vienna, Austria, 2020

11 - 30 March: 23rd International Encounters Traverse, Le Cratere Cinema & Institute of Fine Arts, Toulouse, French, 2020

13-22 March: Queer Art(ists) Now, Rose Lipman Building, London, UK, 2020


Present


Artist in Residence at The Other Residency


Past


Women in Balkan Animation, curated by Mina Sablic, 14th Zabroffka International Short Film Festival, Białystok, Poland 2019

Athens Festival of Queer Performance, FAC Research, Athens, 2019

Dispatch Feminist Moving Image, Late at Tate, Tate St Ives, England 2019

Disorder Live Art Festival, Wolverhampton, 2019

Scurgriness Lecture Series, CAP HUB, Royal College of Art, London 2019

Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London 2019

Togetherness, Assembly Point, London 2019

Disorders, curated by Disorder live art collective, Studio 9294, London 2019

Nothing really mattress, invited by Panicattack Duo, South London Gallery, London 2019

Femme, curated by Kat Hudson, VFD and Rio Cinema Dalston, London 2018

5' of Your Time, curated by Nigel Rolfe, Testbed1, London 2018

Live pt 2, Royal College of Art, London 2018

Revolve Performance Art Days Festival, organised by Uppsala Konst Museum, Sweden 2018

WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London 2018

Body Electric, Dyson Gallery, London 2017

Audiovisual Arts Festival, represented by AIAF, Athens Megaron, Athens 2017

The End, Solo Exhibition, Hoxton, Athens 2017 (solo)

Lush Art in Austere Times, Isnotgallery, Nicosia, Cyprus 2017

Celebrating 70 Years of Greek Animation, curated by ASIFA HELLAS, ASFA/ΑΣΚΤ, Athens 2016

Artists' Cards, Elika Gallery, Athens 2016

Chapart Athens, Athens 2016

Heatwave, curated by 3137, Pantheon Building, Athens 2016

81st TIF, represented by Cheapart, Thessaloniki 2016

BOMB, curated by Take Over Athens, Romantso, Athens 2016

This for me and this for you, curated by Dildo Tattoo, Romantso, Athens 2016

12th Athens Digital Arts Festival, Athens 2016

Best Greek animated films, selected by AIAF, Institut Français d'Athènes, Athens, 2015



FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVALS


1st Hellas Filmbox Berlin Festival 2016 (Berlin)

21th Athens International Fiml Festival 2015 (Greece)

38th Patra Greek Short Film Festival 2015 (Greece)

56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2015 (Greece)

8th Animasyros International Animation Festival 2015 (Greece)

13th Monstra International Animation Festival 2014 (Portugal)

4th Be There International Animation Festival 2013 (Greece)

4th Anibar International Animation Festival 2013 (Kosovo)

19th Athens International FILM Festival 2013 (Greece)

10th Naoussa International Film Festival 2013 (Greece)

10 European Animated Film Festival Balkanima 2013 (Serbia)

6th Animasyros International Animation Festival 2013 (Greece)

10th Animateka International Animation Festival 2013 (Slovenia)

5th Reanimania International Animation Festival 2013 (Armenia)

2nd Butiful International Film Festival 2013 (England)

9th World Festival of Animated Film - Varna 2013 (Bulgary)

15th Melbourne International Animation Festival 2013 (Australia)

37th Cinanima International Animation Festival 2013 (Portugal)



OTHER


Animert, Tribute to Greek animation, TV channel ΕΡΤ, 2016

Facilitator of Marina Abramovic Method, As One, curated by MAI & NEON, Benaki Museum, 2016



WORKSHOPS


Irruptive Chora II, Participatory workshop, led by Florence Peake, Dyson Gallery, 14 February 2018

8 Session-experiments, led by Li-E Chen - A Silent Opera on the Life and Art of Tehching Hsieh, 2017- 2018

Performing the Body, Across RCA Workshop, led by Despoina Zacharopoulou, Dyson Gallery, 30 Oct - 3 Nov 2017

Openground Tandem Workshop, Onasis Cultural Centre & State of Concept, 31 Oct - 5 Nov 2016



AWARDS - SCHOLARSHIPS


Leventis Foundation scholar 2018-2019

Leventis Foundation scholar 2017-2018

15th Melbourne International Animation Festival 2013: 1st Greek Student Selection

6th Animasyros International Animation Festival 2013: Best Greek Student Animation



BOXING - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS


Boxing, with Golden Corner, 2nd place, Greek Boxing Championship A' Category - "Elite", 2016

Muay Thai, with White Tiger, 1st place, 15 Panhellenic Muay Thai Championship, October 2014



PRESS


6x6 project | 2019

Kaboom | 28 July 2017

Together. | 19 June 2017

el culture gr | 19 December 2016

Frapress.gr | 14 November 2016

The Huffington post Greece | 24 September 2016

Lifo free press | 29 January 2016

Madame Figaro gr | 14 January 2016

Monopoli mag | 4 January 2016

Didee mag | 24 November 2015

Meet the talent ΣΙΝΕΜΑ magazine | 1 March 2013