Dec 22 Artists' Talk with Apostolis Tsamertzis
On Tuesday Dec 22 we had a conversation with Greek artist Apostolis Tsamertzis for Back to the StARTers... LIVE!, the Siena Art Institute's ongoing series of artists' talks. Live streaming from the Siena Art Institute's Facebook page at 6pm Siena, 7pm Athens, noon NYC. For more info visit our StARTers page.
Apostolis Tsamertzis, was a student at the Siena Art Institute and former recipient of the SART-SNF Scholarship supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. He is an Athenian artist who is most interested in community art but also art that focuses on posing questions about the position of an individual inside society and the connection to himself. He enjoys using performative acts, sculpture, installations, videos and sound sculpture to communicate his thoughts. Before the School of Fine Arts in Athens he took 4 years of drawing studies and 10 years of violin studies. He attended a year and a half of performance seminars by Emilia Bouriti and is currently exploring the world of “Butoh.” He participated in several exhibitions inside the school as well as in some others such as : The Platforms Project 2018, The Platforms Online Project 2019, Metamorphosis (Hydra 2019) an exhibition about the story of Aristotle Onasis.