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Vasilis Papageorgiou (b.1991) lives and works in Athens.
Ηe is the co-founder of Enterprise Projects, a project space functioning independently
and periodically since September 2015 in Athens.

Education:

2015-2016: MFA Fine Arts, St Lucas, Brussels, Belgium
2009-2014: Athens School of Fine Arts, Jury honors, Athens, Greece
2012-2013: Willem de Kooning, Academie,Rotterdam, Netherlands

Scholarships/ Fellowships / Residencies:

2018: Artworks, 1st Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship Program, Athens
2017: Trauma & Revival, Kim? Contemporary Art Center, Residency Program, Riga
2016: Rupert Residency Program, Vilnius
Chalky soil and the Unexpected bugs, Residency Program, Vrasna
2015: The London Intensive, Slade School of Fine Arts & Camden Arts Centre, Residency Program, London
2012:  State Scholarship (IKY) for Erasmus Exchange Program, Rotterdam

Solo Exhibitions:

2018:
When the sun goes up: Bar stories in 3 acts:
Hot Wheels Projects, Athens

2017:
Exhausted, cur. Nicolas Vamvouklis, Il Colorificio, Milan
All eyes on me, cur. Ornothing, Clovis XV, Brussels
Take a long holiday, cur. Bert Janssens & Ilektra Kalaitzaki, BRDG project,  Antwerp

2016:
Somebody had to do it
, Elika gallery, Athens

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018:
AfterSun, Vozdovac gallery, Belgrade
Privilege, cur. Chrysanthi Koumianaki, Monitor festival, Iraklion
Athens in a tank, cur. Giorgos Tserionis, Space 52, Athens
SM Project, cur. Sans Titre (2016) & Margaux Barthelemy, Enterprise Projects, Gianni Manhattan, Deborah Bowmann and Stadium Berlin, Marseille
How to fall with Grace, cur. Nicolas Vamvouklis, K-Gold Temporary, Arisvi, Lesvos
Constellations in the dirt, cur. Fanis Kafantaris & Irene Kalligas, Neon Organization, Kouphonisi Archaeological Collection, Koufonissia
An exercise on Values, cur. Alexios Papazacharias, Haus N, Athens
6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, cur. Lucrezia Calabro Visconti, Moscow

2017:
Trito Kefalaio, cur. Giorgio Alessandro Samaras, Cask gallery, Larissa
Open Form, cur. Denise Araouzou, Chalkidonos 58, Athens
Asthenia No.05, Grace, Athens
Car Service II, Enterprise Projects, Athens
Keep on Keeping on. A visual meta- collection, cur. Evita Tsokanta, ACG Art Gallery – The American College of Greece, Athens
Paste in place, Supersimetrica, cur. 3137 Artist-run space, Madrid

2016:
A point in the centre, cur. Alexios Papazacharias, Katsigras Museum, Larissa
The Invisible Quake, cur. Pauline Bordaneil, 40mcube, Rennes
International Degree Style, Ravenstein, Bozar, Brussels
Tradition doesn’t Graduate, cur. Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk and Komplot, Komplot, Brussels
Art Athina, art fair, Elika gallery booth, Athens
Dôme, cur. Caroline Pradal, Ela projects, Athens
Heat Company, cur. Komplot, Afterhowl, Brussels
Something of Exquisite Beauty
, Elika gallery, Athens
London Yellow Mould Deal, cur. Olga Papadimitriou & Valinia Svoronou, London
Sturm der Liebe, Etablissement d’ en face, Brussels
Rooms 2016, St. George Lycabettus, Kappatos gallery, cur. Danai Giannoglou, Athens

2015:
De Langhe Nacht, Factor44, Antwerp
Watch my face to read my thoughts, Texas State univeristy od Arts, cur. expanded media, Texas
Artists’ cards – volume III, Elika Gallery, Athens
Remediate the everyday, cur. Eleni Riga, Atelier W, Paris
Cloud, 3137 artist run space, Athens
Car Service, Enterprise Projects, Athens
The London Intensive, Camden Arts Centre, London
Fragments of the present, cur. Eva Vaslamatzi & Danai Giannoglou, Folklore Museum of Serifos
REPARK #2, Green Park Athina, Athens
Group Show, 72’36’’ -ish, cur. Foreseen team, La dent creuse, Brussels
Group Show, Historical Archive of the National Bank of Greece, Athens
VELVET Invention [in search of the anti-giraffe: 10 years and counting], cur. Nadja Argyropoulou, Romantso, Athens
Babel fragments – Revisited, cur. Alexis Fidetzis, metamatic Taf, Athens
Effective Spaces – Inspire 2014, cur. Thouli Mysirioglou, Katerina Nikou, Ariadni Chatzitasi,
Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
Fireworks out of season – Riviera, cur. Galini Notti, Riviera cinema, Athens

2014:
artists’ cards – volume II, Elika Gallery, Athens
10.Simultan Festival 2014, Casa Artelor, Timisoara
730 ArtDays, ArtWall, Fresh Hotel, Athens
Thesis Exhibition” Nikos Kessanlis, Athens school of Fine Arts, Athens
Fenetre sur rue Athenes / Rouen, Galerie Martainville, Ecole Superieure d’ Arts & Design, Rouen
Images of the sea, Nikos Kessanlis, Athens school of Fine Arts, Athens

2013:
Exaggeration, ArtWall, Fresh Hotel,Athens
The Little Paris of Athens, Finos Films,Athens Art Network, Athens
Thrills and Chills, CAN Christina Androulidaki Gallery, Athens
Kodra Fresh,Action Field Kodra,Thessaloniki
HWZ 001, (GPO), Camp Contemporary Art Point,Athens
Alexandra project, Alexandra Cinema, cur. MMine Group, Athens

2012:
The Visit Exhibition,WDKA, Rotterdam
GPO present the Astro Travellers, (GPO), Art Factory, cur. Qwerty, Athens

Selected Press:

Artribune Magazine, Review, June 2018

Athens Voice  Magazine, Interview, June 2018

Inside Art Magazine, Interview, September 2017

Mousse Magazine, Review, August 2017

ATP diary, Review, June 2017

Athens Voice Magazine, Interview, May 2016

Lifo Magazine, Interview, April 2016

 

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2015:
Daysign | Narratives around the Greek sun. Coordination: Panos Sklavenitis. In the context of Temporary Academy of Arts (curated by Elpida Karaba) for the project “ACTOPOLIS | A Transnational Laboratory”, Athens
Choose a Title, InSitu Master, Library of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp
Effective Spaces – Inspire 2014, workshop directed by Hermann Pitz,
Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

2013:
Workshop in Hydra, Greece, In Situ department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, BE and Athens School of Fine Arts

2012:
SetUpShop project, curated by Melle Smets,WDKA, KNUST Academy in Rotterdam, Netherlands and Kumashi
Workshop in Den Haan, Belgium, In Situ department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp

2011:
Mural in the Avlonas Youth Prison in collaboration with the Prisoners and Arbit City Group, Athens