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Spyrou Efi

Efi’s work talks about the progressive movement from the particularity of personal narrative to the universality of collective memory. Employing the means of sculpture, drawing, video and photo-performance her artistic practice deals with a concurrently sensitive and caustic sociopolitical commentary. Concepts of presence and absence, visibility and invisibility, mobility and stasis are brought together under a single artistic research that re-addresses the threshold between the private and the public sphere, cultural representation and the contemporary anxieties of our society. Her artwork has been featured in numerous exhibitions in Greece, Cyprus, UK and Germany and is part of private collections worldwide completing recently her open air solo show “MY FINEST FABULOUS AND AMAZING MATH BOOK” in the center of Athens. Efi is the recipient of new artists award for the “175th Anniversary of National Bank of Greece” 2017.She has a long experience in Fashion Industry and media (Catwalks@ Christian Dior, Versace, Moschino/ Video Clip @Music Video with Whitney Houston and George Michael, “If I told you that” March 2000, US and was goodwill ambassador in campaigns of public interest -“Variety and Healthy Life”- Campaign Against Eating Disorders 2009, “Fashion Targets Breast Cancer” 2002-2005, Against Women Trafficking 2007-2008, UNHCR-the UN refugee Agency 2008) in Europe and US. Among her collaborations is POP magazine/London and designer Antonio Marras/Kenzo, in a sculptural story based on her project “Swings”, NOMAS magazine (Issue Paris) in a feature story dedicated to Arthur Rimbaud, Wallpaper*magazine London. She is the initiator of RUNONART, an artist non-profit initiative based in Athens, Greece for the promotion of local art communities through innovative mediums.

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