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Vorrias Panagiotis

Panagiotis Vorrias was born in Kalamata, Greece, in 1983. He graduated from Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA) and Master of Fine Arts (ASFA). He participated in group exhibitions in Greece and abroad. He received the Scholarship of State Scholarship Foundation and in 2014 was nominated for the HYam award for Young Mediterranean Artist. In 2013 participated in the National Museum of Contemporary Art exhibition “Afresh” and in the 16th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean with group PER SE and in 2014  in Imago Mundi project, Benetton Foundation. In 2019 he was selected to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Award (SNF Artworks) and participated in “Unhappy monuments”, fourteen awardees of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship. Since 2013 he has been a member of the art group “PER SE”. He lives and works in Athens. The social field, the game, the collectivity in the context of small communities, the romanticism of the unachievable, the rhythm, the motif, the visual perception, the communication and the language form the basic axis which rule my whole work as a visual artist. The main idea and the frame of my narration define to a great extent the final form as well as the material and the means of the work. The main issue at stake is its open reading and multiple referentiality as to its perception. Through sound and audiovisual installations, video projections, insitu, patterns and art actions in public space of monumental or ephemeral style, the audience is expected to experience the work and thus bring it to its completion.

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