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Inglessi Marion

Marion Inglessi is a visual artist, scene designer and curator. She was born in Athens, Greece and lived in Ghana, Nigeria, Lebanon, Italy, France and the USA. After her BA in English Literature, she received an MFA in Theatre Design at Brandeis University, USA (1989) and the School of Fine & Applied Arts, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki (2014). She worked as a designer in New York, Athens, and Paris in the theatre, opera, film, and advertising industries (1989-2003). From 2005 to 2009 she was head of exhibitions at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. She is co-creator of video animation project nonstop motion animation by people in motion, for & by refugee children, adolescents and women from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Cameroon, Somalia, and the DRC living in Athens shelters. Group exhibitions include: video Catastrophe, Fireflies in the Night Take Wing – video survey,curated by Barbara London, Kalliopi Minioudaki, Francesca Pietropaolo, artistic director Robert Storr, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center2016, and 100% Risk, 100% Trust: Towards A New Visual Performance, ΑRT ATHINA 2019, curated by Sozita Goudouna. She works with sculpture, video and giant prints and is preparing her 3rd solo exhibition.  Recurring theme in her work is the human condition and the language of the body, that she addresses with humor, sarcasm and compassion.

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