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Vassiliea Stylianidou
1967 born in Thessaloniki, Greece
Lives in Berlin And Athens, Germany

1987 – 91 Study of literature and linguistics, University of Jannina, Greece
1993 – 98 Study of fine arts at the University of the Arts, Berlin (UdK ), Prof. Rebecca Horn
1999 Master’s designation from the UdK Berlin, Prof. Rebecca Horn


1999 AT Kearney video prize
Meisterschuelerprize of the UdK Berlin
1999-2001 Goldrausch 11 Artistproject, Berlin
NaFöG - Postgraduate grant from the University of the Arts Berlin
2001 DAAD supplementary grant for NYC within the scope of the NaFOEG-postgraduate grant
2002 Artist-in-Residence Programme in Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Plueschow
2004 Artist-in-Residence Programme in Kuenstlerhaus Buechsenhausen Innsbruck
Residency Program »Schinkel-Progressive« Zentralbuero Berlin

Solo Exhibitions

2010 TOO TOPICS, (with Ulrich Vogl), Tint Gallery Thessaloniki. In collaboration with the Museum of Photography Thessaloniki
2008 The Plotless Room, Friedman Galerie Projekt
2005 perpetuum mobile, Galerie Françoise Heitsch, Munich
2003 Playcities Gallery Kappatos, Athens
2002 Heroes & Co. CAPRI, Berlin

Group Exhibitions

2013 HAPPY NEW BONDS, STUDIOvisits in PLATFORM PROJECT @ Art Athina, International Art fair, Athens (GR); Dive and Run, freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL /MuseumsQuartier, Vienna (AT); FUGITIVE VOICES. ALWAYS FROM SCRATCH. QUEST WITH TEMPORARY VALUE, Lecture Performance at Apartment Project, Berlin (D); Sculptural Narration, WHITE BOX, Munich (D); 2012 Labor Berlin 2012: Drifting, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (D). Curated by Valerie Smith; the limits of togetherness, Old Hospital, Amfisa (GR); Landscape, TinT Gallery Thessaloniki (GR); Forays. Systems of Self-Interest – Mechanisms of Looting, Fotohof, Salzburg (AT); HOLIDAYS IN GREECE_a performative installation, IM-PORT//EX-PORT. A Floating Platform for Art & Science / Schlool of Art and University of Kassel, Kassel (D); HOLIDAYS IN GREECE_a performative installation, STUDIOvisits, Berlin; Beutezüge. Systeme des Eigennutzes – Mechanismen der Plünderung, ratskeller – Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst Berlin (D); Public Domain, Supermarket, Independent Art Fair, Stockholm (SE); WildeBoekenMarkt 2012, Het Wilde Wetten, Rotterdam (NL);
2011 FUTURE POSSIBLE, VCA Margater Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne (AUS); Summer in the Middle of Winter, KUNSTHALLE ATHENA, Athens (GR); Pleasure, About, Athens (GR); COMMUNI(CATI)ON OF CRISIS , Nafpaktos (GR); Polyglossia, Onassis Cultural Center, Athens (GR);
Polyglossia, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens
Artists for Athens Pride III, The Breeder, Athens
2010 Visual Dialogues, audiovidual installation in public space. Organised by Onassis Foundation, Athens
SYMPOMATIC GREECE: art and politics after crisis, Vassiilijev ́s Theatre, Moscow
MittelmeerBiennale Köln, City Hall/Spanish Building, Cologne
Sculptural Narration/Skulpturale Handlungen, Museum Alex Mylona Athens/Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki
Art Athina. International Art Fair of Athens (with Gallery TinT Thessaloniki)
CELEBRATION!, Uqbar Project Space, Berlin
S.L.A.F.I.P.E.#1 Art Video Screening, Kino BABYLON Berlin
INTOTHEPILL presents Greek Contemporary Video Art, Uqbar Project Space Berlin
Urban Reasearch4. Urban Interference at Director ́s Lounge contemporary art and media berlin, Meinblau Berlin
2009 Personal/Political, State Museum of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki, within the scope of the Thessaloniki Biennale 2
The First Image, C.R.A.C, Sète FR and Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
WE IMPROVE YOUR WORK, a project by Instituto Divorsiado at Sandra Buergel Galerie Berlin
Sculptural Narration, BM-Suma Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul
2008 NEOEROTICA, Margaris Foundation, 1st Elementary School of Amfilochia, Amfilochia GR
and in ACTION FIELD KODRA08 Thessalonica (collaboration with McLovla). Curated by Eleni Garoufalia
PEOPLE at Amfilochia Film Festival GR. Curated by Marina Athanasiadou and Margarita Kataga
collaboration ShiftyTongue_performance group presents I KNOW IT IS HERE SOMEWHERE, bios athens centre for today ́s art and cross media, Athens
Athensville, Parallel Plan, Art-Athina 2008
Basic Plan with TinT Gallery Thessaloniki, Art-Athina 2008
20th Century on Video, TRIANON FILMCENTER, Athens

2007 In present tense. Tendencies and Directions of Young Greek Artists, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Karaoke poetry bar, at Space 417 within the scope of 1.Athens Biennial Destroy Athens
skulpturiniai veiksmai, Kulturos Komunikaciju Centras / Centre for Cultural Kommunication, Klaipeda, Lithuania
skulpturiniai veiksmai A. Moncio House Museum, Palanga Lithuania
sacrow chateau ivre, Schloss Sacrow, Berlin. Curated by Rebecca Horn at her(his)tory, Museum of cycladic art
. lauf.werk . tmp . data.rescue . at medien.projekt.raum /tmp berlin; Curated by Mathieu Dagorn.
People / Art Athina 2007; Curated by Marina Athanasiadou and Margarita Kataga.
Open Plan / Art -Athina with Galerie Françoise Heitsch, Munich; Curateed by Sotirios Bahtsetzis and Cecilia Canziani.
State of Work Fotohof Salzburg
an extremely rare night photograph Gallery Tint in cooperation with the Museum of Photography
CLIPS Kunstverein Tiergarten/Gallerie Nord Berlin
Transit Lounge . australian and european art and architecture exchange .
josetti höfe/rungestr. 22-24 10179 berlin/partner event of transmediale 07
APOLIS The Hellenic American Union, Athens (C). Curated by Kostis Velonis;
BAC! International Festival of Contemporary Art Barcelona (C):
Strange screen Video Festival, Museum of Photography Thessaloniki;
EMERGENCY ROOM Galerie Olaf Stueber Berlin
Pro-Taseis/SITE in ACTION FIELD KODRA06, Thessaloniki (C);
Scarecrow Averoff Museum of Modern Greek Art / Evangelos Averoff-Tosizza Foundation, Metsovo, GR - State Museum of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki;
Skulpturale Handlungen BBK Munich
Into the pill Gallery e31 Atthens
MRI Center of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki
Contribution for the Project Biopolitics in the magazine GAP [Greek Art Projects].
Curated by THE READING GROUP, Athens;
Old Habits Die Hard in the exhibition Situation Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney, Australia;
pro.fiction01 Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen Innsbruck Austria;
Manderlay Hotel Astoria, Thessaloniki. On the occasion of the Forum for european artistic mobility. Organised by Art BOX Thessaloniki;
Berliner_Zimmer in ACTION FIELD KODRA04, Thessaloniki GR (C);
ausderferne ausdernaehe ausdermitte, European Patent Office, Munich and Galerie Françoise Heitsch, Munich (C);
ArtConcept, Internationales Art Festival, St. Peterburg;
Breakthrough, ARCO Madrid (C);
Backstage-Kehrseiten des Tourismus Graz Austria;
Archive of Old Habits Die Hard in the exhibition Berlin North Hamburger Bahnhof museum für Gegenwart Berlin (C) - Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center Istanbul (C) - Goethe Institute NYC – Mottorenhalle - Projektzentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst Dresden - YEANS Goeteborg Schweden - Art in General NYC;
ISIMD 2004 Istanbul (C);
So great, Center of Contemporary Art Larisa, Greece (C);
CANAL LOOP ́00 Art Barcelona; Hertzoscópio Art Festival, Portugal;
Old Habits Die Hard, HQ Sparwasser Berlin - Norwich Gallery - Kunstnernes Hus Olso;
1. Prague Biennale; O-FORM CAPRI, Berlin;
A.G. Schloss Plueschow, Germany (C);
7th International Video festival VideoMedeja, Novi Sad, Serbien; CHIANGMAI FIRST NEW MEDIA ART FESTIVAL, CMU ART MUSEUM, Thailand;
familistère 1 Kunst-Werke Berlin, Institute for Contemporary Art (C); Open Weekend CAPRI, Berlin;
t.i.a (this is america), Kunst und Medienzentrum Adlershof, Berlin;
WHITE COLLAR, Charlottenstrasse 79/80, Berlin;
Intime Expeditionen Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (C);
moving images in The Nicosia Municipal Arts Center in Cooperation with the Pierides Museum of Contemporary Art, Cyprus (C);
unterwegs Goldrausch 11 Kunstbunker Nuernberg e.V., Kunstraum Duesseldorf, halle_für_kunst e.V. Lueneburg, art forum berlin(C);
Group exhibition Kappatos Gallery, Athens;
scanning Springer und Winckler Galerie, Berlin (C);
TENROOMS2000 Ten Curators propose Ten Young Artists at the St. George Lycabettus Hotel, Athens. Concept: Kappatos Gallery, Athens (C);
Indoor Games Stiftung Starke, Berlin (C);
Haute Couture WeinhausHuth, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin;



Beltsios Collection Greece
Museum of Photography Thessaloniki
Private Collections


1. [scanning] Ein Video-Essay. Einzelkatalog. Publisher: Der Präsident der Universität der Künste Berlin, 1999.
2. moving images. Publisher: The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, CYprus, 2000.
ISBN 9963-575-32-3
3. der inteligente Tisch-der intelligibler Tisch.. Einzelkatalog. Publisher: Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt Berlin e.V., 2000.
ISBN 3-933700-76-0.
4. Intime Expeditionen. Das Schöne, das Intime, die Neugierde. Publisher: Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt Berlin e.V., 2001.
ISBN 3-933700-78-7.
5. A.G. Publisher: Förderkreis Schloss Plüschow e.V.,
ISBN 3-935649-050-3.
6. familistére1. Exh. Cat. KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin.
ISBN 3-00-010316. Publisher filia e.V., 2002.
7. Prague Biennale1, peripheries become the center. Publisher: Giancarlo Politi Editore,
2003. ISBN 88-7816-130-6.
8. so great... Publisher: Larissa Contemporary Art Center, Greece, 2003.
ISBN 960-85850-5-8.
9. 2nd international symposium of interactive media design. Publisher: Yeditepe University Publication House, Istanbul, 2004.
10. Breakthrough! Greece 2004: Contemporary perspectives in the visual arts.
Publisher: Consejería de cultura y deportes. Comunidad de Madrid, 2004.
ISBN 84-451-2629-6.
11. ACTION FIELD KODRA-04. Publisher: Cultural organization of Municipal of Kalamaria
Thessaloniki, Greece, 2004.
12. ausderferne ausdernähe ausdermitte. Publisher: European Patent Office Munich, 2004.
ISBN 3-89605-066-4.
13.POSITIVE CHARGES / MRI PROJECT. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Center of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 2006.
ISBN 960-89041-0-2.
14. an outing. Beltsios Collection. Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st century. Curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis.
15. The Scarecrow. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Evangelos Averoff-Tossizza Foundation, Athens GR, 2006. ISBN: 960-7694-16-3.
16. ACTION FIELD-06. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Cultural organization of Municipal of Kalamaria Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006.
17. BAC!06 United.International Festival of Contemporary Art in Barcelona VII Edition, 2006.
18. APOLIS. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Hellenic American Union Athens, 2006.
19. 19th International Photography Meeting. Exh. Cat. Publisher: Thessaloniki Museum of Photography GR, 2007
ISBN: 978-960-89064-5-7.
20. art-athina 2007 restart> international art fair. Exh. Cat.
21. In present tense. Young Greek Artists, Exh. Cat. National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, 2007
22. art-athina 2008 international art fair. Exh. Cat.
23. NEOEROTICA, Exh. Cat. Publisher: Margaris Foundation, GR.
24. 3. Europäischer Monat der Fotografie Berlin, Exh. Cat. Publisher: Kulturprojekte Berlin, Berlin 2008. ISBN: 978-3-940231-04-8
25. Intothepill Vol.01 - Greek Conteporary Video Art. Futura, Athens 2009.
ISBN: 978-960-6654-93-0



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