Alexandros Georgiou
Visual artist / artista visivo

Alexandros Georgiou was born in 1972 in Athens. He studied painting and photography at the Athens School of Fine Arts under D. Kokkinidis and G. Lappas. He graduated in 1996 and continued his studies at the School of Visual Arts in New York (MFA ΄98).

He lives between Athens and New York and cities he has worked in include Tehran, Varanasi and Bangkok.

His solo shows include: Without my own vehicle I-V, National Museum of Contemporary Art -EMST, Athens, 2012/ Varanasi, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, 2010/ Without my own vehicle, 2nd part, DODO Gallery, Thessaloniki, 2007/ Without my own vehicle, 1st Part, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, 2006/ Favorite Games, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, 2004/ Cut-outs, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, 2002.

His group shows in Greece and abroad include: Creatures of a Day, Art Athina 2016/ Final Destination, Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, Athens, 2015/ Kenophobia, CAN Christina Androulidaki gallery, Athens, 2015/ No more tricks, Art Athina 2015/ Fremd bin ich eingezogen…, Kunstverein Heidelberg, 2014/ Staging the Domestic, The Hospital Club, London, 2014/ No Country for Young Men, BOZAR, Brussels, 2014/ Liquid Assets, Steirischer Herbst festival, Graz, 2013/ The eye is a lonely hunter: images of humankind, 4. Foto-festival, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg, 2011/ In the country of last things, Teverina Fine Arts, Cortona, 2011/ Kunsthalle Athena: The Bar, Kunsthalle Athens, 2010/ Transexperiences Greece 2008, EΜΣΤ, 798 Space, Beijing, 2008/ In Present Tense, young greek artists, EMST, Athens, 2007/ Turbulence, 3rd Auckland triennial, Auckland, New Zealand, 2007/ give(a)way EV+A Biennale, Limerick, Ireland, 2006/  Self-Aboutness, Canal Isabel II, Madrid, 2004/ Invitational show, Curt Marcus, New York, 2001/ METRO, 1st DESTE Prize, new trends in contemporary Greek art, DESTE foundation, Athens, 1999/ In my room, White Columns, New York, 1999/ Spring Collection 96, DESTE foundation, Athens, 1996.

1999 DESTE PRIZE NOMINEE

Artist’s curatorial projects:

Lion under the Rainbow, Contemporary art from Tehran, Aiolou 48-50, Athens, 2008/ Jasmine, E31 Gallery, Athens, 2006/ Inter-views 99, Kappatos Gallery, 1999

1. Palace,
colored over Xerox,
2016,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery2. Saints, 
colored over Xerox, 
2016, 
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery3. Throne,
colored over Xerox,
2016,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery4.a. Ancient Slide,
Hand made card,
2014,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery4.b. Ancient Slide,
Hand made card,
2014,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery
5. Blackened out monument in my room,
Hand made card,
2014,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni...6. Rishikesh on Starbucks mug covering my face,
Hand made card colored over,
2014,
courtesy...7.a. Builder?,
Hand made card,
2014,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery7.b. Builder?,
Hand made card,
2014,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery8. Sunrise,
Hand made card,
2010,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Gallery
9. Red light district,
Hand made card,
2010,
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou Galle...10. Chewing gum constellations,
Hand made card colored over,
2008,
courtesy of the artist an...11. Athens, Parthenon
Colored over xerox copy
2008
courtesy of the artist and Eleni Koroneou...12. Installation detail from Tansexperiences at 798 Space in Beijing, 200813. Installation detail from Fremd bin ich eingezogen… at Kunstverein Heidelberg ,2014

Sart life

  • Promo Siena Art Institute

  • Student Experiences - Fall 2015 (Michalis Fountedakis, Themis Istatiadis)

  • Angela Dufresne - Visiting Artist, january 2015

  • Brandeis in Siena