Vassilis Salpistis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, and lives and works in Paris since the late 90’s. He is represented in Athens by Kappatos gallery and exhibits his work in France and abroad. His artistic practice has as a departure point an idiosyncratic approach to painting, which claims a large formal and technical diversity, as well as an acute attachment to art history and theory. His work unfolds outside the strict framework of this medium, to favor the integration of other practices such as film, collage and print, in an ever-wider perspective of the question of the image. In later years his practice has also opened up to writing, particularly through the experimentation of different live formats such as film-performance hybrids and spoken word paintings.