CV

Anestis Ioannou (b.1992) lives and works between Brussels (BE) and Athens (GR). He is the co-founder of NOTUS Studio, an artist-run space functioning independently in Athens (GR) since 2017. 

Education:

2016 – 2018          - MFA, LUCA school of arts, Brussels, Belgium
2010 – 2015          - School of Fine Arts, Department of Fine Arts and of the Sciences of Art, University of Ioannina (UOI), Greece
2014                      - Facultad de Bellas Artes, Universidad de Castilla la Mancha (UCLM), Cuenca, Spain

Shows : 

2019    - Foundation(s) / Hydroexpress project / Piraeus (GR)
- Outdoor Video Projection / Kandija Bay / on the Croatian island of Losinj (HR)
- In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer / Ela projects / Athens (GR)

2018    - Acropolis at the bottom / Nikos Kessanlis Hall, ASFA / Athens (GR)
- to Flower to Flow / Sint-Lucas / Brussels (BE)

- Reunion  / Kunstpodium T / Tilburg (NL)
- Since when don’t they like pink? / Back to Athens (Visis 105) / Athens (GR)
- Nothing special: just poetics of becoming / Cheapart Gallery / Athens (GR)
- Monuments, but not heavy / Temporary Art Center (TAC) / Eindhoven (NL)
- Still Absent / NOTUS studio / Athens (GR)

2017    - Biennale ‘Mulhouse 017’ / Parc Expo / Mulhouse (FR)
            - Is it you or is it me? - (two-person exhibition) / Pink House / Antwerp (BE)
            - AnD / HOGC 0.50 / Leuven (BE)
            - Take over, 'DOI presents: Anestis Ioannou' / Kavka / Antwerp (BE)

2016    - Aristotelous project: Antagonism / Kalfayan Galleries / Thessaloniki (GR)
           - Nothing special: just not opium / Cheapart Gallery / Athens (GR)
           - 1460 ArtDays / Artwall Athens project space / Athens (GR)
           - Crossing the limit - by FIST / Artwall Athens project space / Athens (GR)

2015    - In Art (2015-16) / Zina Athanassiadou Gallery / Thessaloniki (GR)
            - Color 'n' Space (degree project show) / UOI / Ioannina (GR)
            - SAF (street art festival) / Helexpo TIF / Thessaloniki (GR)
            - Tank of dreams / Cultural center of Eleusina "Leonidas Kanellopoulos'' / Eleusina GR)
            - The Tangle of Emotions / Municipal Gallery of Ioannina / Ioannina (GR)
            - Inspire/ Effective spaces / Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (MMCA) / Thessaloniki (GR)
            - Conversations / The Loft (by Collage) / Athens (GR)

2014    - Art and the city / City Link - Spyrou Miliou Gallery / Athens (GR)
2013    - Fear: The art negotiation / Conference center ‘Karolos Papoulias’ / Ioannina (GR)

 

Curating / Organization: 

2019     - Deliverart / Center of Athens / in collaboration with Myrto Katsimicha, Marina Papadaki and Vangelis Savvas

 

 

Residencies:

2018      -On-Site, "YUGOSLAV SOCIALIST MONUMENTS AND MEMORIAL SITES", fully funded by the German Cultural Foundation, CZKd, Gegenwartskunst Siegen and MNAC, Belgrade (SRB)

Workshops, Collaborations :

2017    -'Remainders', workshop with Edgar Schmitz, NETWERK : center for contemporary art, Aalst (BE)
            -'Doi lab', collaboration with Doi collective, Antwerp (BE)

2015    -'Inspire: effective spaces', workshop with Hermann Pitz, MMCA, Thessaloniki (GR)
           

Publications and catalogs: 

2018    - 'to Flower to Flow', catalog, (BE)
             - 'Meesterlijk Eindhoven', article on:  trendbeheer.com, (NL)
          2017    - Biennale 'Mulhouse 017', catalog, (FR)
            2015    - 'Deconstruction', limited edition of 20, (GR)
            - 'Color and space' -Anestis Ioannou-, (GR)
            - 'Tank of dreams', catalog, (GR)
            -'Inspire- Effective spaces', catalog, (GR)

Public collections:   

          - Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art(MMCA),Thessaloniki (GR)