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Sgouromiti Christina

Christina Sgouromiti holds a PhD in Art Theory and History from the Athens School of Fine Arts and the Department of Social Anthropology, University of the Aegean. Her research focuses on artists’ communities from the turn of the century until 1960, in Southeastern Europe (2016, Cum Laude). After graduating with a BA Hons in Painting (2002), she completed the MA course in Drawing at Camberwell College of Art, University of the Arts, London (2004). Solo shows and presentations: “Between Ambiguity and Subversion” TALM-Angers France (2019), Artist-in-residence National Greek Bank Archives (2016), Clarion Contemporary Art, London (2007) and Manifactura, Athens (2009). A selection of recent group shows and projects: Quarantine Exhibition, an international project by Studio52 (D. Christofiloyiannis, N. Vamvouklis, L. Pribisova) (2020), Private-Public Space, Gallery Ersi, Athens (2020). Le petit tour, Le Bal Paris (cur. V. Gerard & Laura Bruneliere) (2019), Cultures, Museum of Agriculture, Athens University of Agriculture (2019). Τα δημώδη, the symptom project, historical mansion Panouria, Amfissa & Museum of Folk Art Ageliki Hatzimihali, Athens (2018-2019), Artists Cards, Elika Gallery (2017,2019). The Memory of the Revolution, Athens School of Fine Arts & State Museum of Contemporary Art (cur. Iannis Bolis) (2018), 9 Muses: Art & Anthropology, Cultural Institute of Cyprus (cur. M. Rogakos) (2017). Strolling for happiness, Campus Novel Athens Biennale (2016), Unknown Artist (cur. by the artist and co-produced by Athens School of Fine Arts & Molyvos International Music Festival) (2015), National Bank of Greece Historical Archives (cur. M. Lembessi) (2015), Die Helling, Amsterdam (cur. Erica Meijers) (2015), Rematerialising Culture, Kakoyannis Institute (cur. M. Kataga) (2015). At his secret island, Zoumboulakis Galleries (cur. A. Razis), Minimal Structure, Romantso (cur. A. Artinos), Sequences, Platforms, Athens Art Fair/Out of the Box Intermedia London (2014), Kivotos Art Projects (2013, 2014) Matter as Narrative (cur. Lina Tsikouta), CAMP Project Space (2013), STUDIO visits (cur. Vassileia Stylianidou), Berlin, words, words, words! Beton7 Athens (co-curated and organized by the artist and S. Goudouna, G. Tsismetzoglou), The symptom projects Amfissa (2012), Locus Solus Benaki Museum, Byzantine Museum (cur. S. Goudouna/Out of the Box Intermedia) (2010), Open Lido (official Greek participation/parallel events to Venice Biennale) Under Construction Group, EXIT Under Construction Group,  Zoumboulakis Galleries (2009). She has received awards and grants from Heraclitus European Research Fund, Leventis Foundation, IOI Open Image Contest, CIMA project space, ERT-EDN, Queen Elisabeth Trust. She has been artist-in-residency at the National Bank of Greece Archives (2015). She has worked extensively with artists’ groups and cross-field collaborations. (AREA10 London, ARTIVISTS London, Under Construction Group, Athens). She has worked in higher education as visiting professor in state institutions and the American University (2008-2010). She has been appointed Arts Coordinator at Mithymna Municipal Gallery (2011-2013) and has collaborated in curating and production of exhibitions at the S. Tryphon Arts Foundation in Lesbos, in collaboration with the Athens School of Fine Arts (2014-2016). She has published extensively in cultural magazines and has participated in several international conferences on the crossroads of contemporary art, contemporary social theory and philosophy of art. She is appointed Research and Teaching Assistant in Art and Research Methodology for the Arts, at the Painting Department of Athens Academy of Fine Arts. She lives in Athens but works everywhere.

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