Anastasis Stratakis

Anastasis Stratakis, Untitled (Unbestimmtheit #9), 2013-14, Digital print and acrylic ink on fine art paper, 29.7 x 21 cm

Anastasis Stratakis

1985 Born in Thessaloniki, Greece Lives and works in Thessaloniki and Athens Studies: 2007–2012 BA Fine Arts, Department of Visual and Applied Arts of the Fine Arts School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 2003–2005 Graphic Design and Visual Communication in Thessaloniki Solo Exhibitions 2013  An Endless Present, AD Gallery, Athens, GR  THE HARD PROBLEM, Donopoulos IFA, Thessaloniki, GR  Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars, Les Yper Yper — physical/conceptual habitat, Thessaloniki, GR Group Exhibitions (selection) 2015 • Rendez—Vous, Biennale de Lyon 2015, IAC Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Lyon, FR Map of the New Art, Luciano Benetton Collection, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, IT  Art-Athina ’15 (with AD Gallery), Athens, GR  DRAWING NOW PARIS 2015 (with AD Gallery), Carreau du Temple, Paris, FR  Group ‘15, Marinos Vrachimis/art proposals, Nicosia, CY 2014  Artist 2014/24th International Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, TR  Athen 1.0 – Eine Gruppenausstellung, Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne, DE  Art-Athina ‘14 (with Donopoulos IFA), Athens, GR Art-Athina Contemporaries: Statement made, curated by Artemis Potamianou, Athens, GR  Mediterranean temperament? Regional stereotypes and other myths, 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, CACT – Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GR 2013  Scream now while you can still breathe – Irrational Navigations, AD Gallery, Athens, GR  Afresh – A New Generation of Greek Artists, curated by Daphne Dragona, Daphne Vitali and Tina Pandi, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, GR  Thrills and Chills, curated by Daily Lazy, CAN Gallery, Athens, GR  Art-Athina ‘13 (with Donopoulos IFA), Athens, GR 2012  ΑΪΝ ΑΟΥΓΚΕΝΜΠΛΙΚ! – Vier junge griechische Künstler, curated by Apostolos Palavrakis, Beck & Eggeling, Düsseldorf, DE  Stopover, curated by Nikos Mykoniatis, Action Field Kodra 12, Former military barracks Kodra, Thessaloniki, GR  ROOMS 2012, curated by Haris Savvopoulos, St. George Lycabettus, Athens, GR 2011  Drawing Room, Omikron Gallery, Nicosia, CY  Minimum Colour, Tsatsis Projects/Artforum, Thessaloniki, GR  Cartographies of the Unknown, Penindaplinena Gallery, Limassol, CY  PLACEMENTS – REPLACEMENTS – MISPLACEMENTS, curated by Christina Androulidaki, ReMap3 Project, Parallel to the 3rd Athens Biennale, Athens, GR  Drawing Stories (2), curated by mis(s) group (Maria Panayides – Isabela Kova – Stavros Kavallaris), Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, GR  Art-Athina ‘11 (with AD Gallery), Athens, GR  Hereafter, curated by Theofilos Tramboulis, Cultural Center of Athens, Athens, GR 2010  Drawing Stories, curated by mis(s) group (Maria Panayides – Isabela Kova – Stavros Kavallaris), Penindaplinena Gallery, Limassol, CY  Art in the Time of Collapse, AD Gallery, Athens, GR  Action Field Kodra 10, curated by Nikos Mykoniatis, Former military barracks Kodra, Thessaloniki, GR  Art-Athina ‘10 (with Tsatsis Projects/Artforum), Athens, GR 2009  Verge Art Fair ‘09 (with Tsatsis Projects/Artforum), Miami, FL  Why Cinema Now?, 50th Thessaloniki Film Festival/Cultural Foundation of the National Bank, Thessaloniki, GR  Thessaloniki…Balkans, Tsatsis Projects/Artforum, Thessaloniki, GR  1 st Unit, Tsatsis Projects/Artforum, Thessaloniki, GR  Peristera Cultural Center of the University of Ioannina, Municipal Art Gallery, Ioannina, GR Residencies/Workshops: 2014  Through the Image, Beyond the Image (pt. 2), curated by Adrian Paci, Free Home University (FHU), Lecce, IT 2013  Through the Image, Beyond the Image (pt. 1), curated by Adrian Paci, Free Home University (FHU), Lecce, IT  4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art: Young Artists’ Workshop, Thessaloniki, GR Public Commissions 2008 Special commission for the Thessaloniki Museum of Cinema Awards/Commendations: 2009 Peristera Cultural Center of the University of Ioannina Selected Bibliography / Press 2015  13e Biennale de Lyon catalogue, p. 119  Rendez—Vous (exhibition catalogue), Biennale de Lyon 2015, IAC Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Lyon, pp. 116–121  Benoît Blanchard, Œuvres magazine, Rendez-vous 15 / IAC, 22 Oct 2015  e-flux, Rendez—Vous, Young International Artists / Biennale de Lyon 2015, Sep 2015  Interartive, ORIGINAL VS. COPY – Special Issue for Interartive #75, Anastasis Stratakis – Fake fo’ Real…fo’ Fake…fo’ Real, 22 Jul 2015  Greece: Traces of Today (catalogue), Imago Mundi – Luciano Benetton Collection, Treviso  Group ‘15 (exhibition catalogue), Marinos Vrachimis/art proposals, Nicosia 2014  The Greek Foundation, Anastasis Stratakis Renegotiates the Collective Memory of Greek History, 6 Aug 2014  Maria Rigoutsou, Deutsche Welle, 5 Athenian Artists in Cologne, 7 Jul 2014  4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art catalogue, Volume_2, p. 136–137, 142–143  Despina Zefkili, Frieze Magazine, Issue #163, Afresh, 1 May 2014, p. 209  Scream now while you can still breathe – Irrational Navigations (exhibition catalogue), AD Gallery, Athens 2013  Yiota Konstandatou, indigo blue, The Endless Present of An. Stratakis, 12 Dec 2013  ArtClue – Eastern European Art Magazine, AD Gallery: An Endless Present, 3 Nov 2013 Athens Voice, Anastasis Stratakis, An Endless Present, Nov 2013  4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art catalogue, Volume_1, p. 210–211  Afresh – A New Generation of Greek Artists (exhibition catalogue), National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens 2012  Monopol – Magazin für Kunst und Leben, Ein Augenblick! Vier junge griechische Künstler, Nov 2012  LiFO, Ein Augenblick!, 12 Nov 2012  Maria Rigoutsou, Deutsche Welle, A moment, 9 Nov 2012  ΑΪΝ ΑΟΥΓΚΕΝΜΠΛΙΚ! – Vier junge griechische Künstler (exhibition catalogue), Beck & Eggeling Kunstverlag, Düsseldorf, texts by Apostolos Palavrakis  Stopover, Action Field Kodra 12 (exhibition catalogue), Thessaloniki  Chris Bors, ArtReview magazine, Issue #57, p. 133, Drawing Room, Mar 2012  ROOMS 2012 (exhibition catalogue), Kappatos Gallery, Athens 2011  Maria Maragou, Eleftherotypia newspaper, The Wealth of Poverty, 23 Jul 2011  Drawing Stories (2) (exhibition catalogue), Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens  Hereafter (exhibition catalogue), EMPE Publications, Athens, text by Theofilos Tramboulis 2010  Drawing Stories (exhibition catalogue), Penindaplinena Gallery, Limassol  Insider magazine, Issue#88, p. 12–13, Planting a Seed for Discourse; Art at the Time of Collapse, Oct 2010  Art at the Time of Collapse (exhibition catalogue), AD Gallery, Athens, texts by Pantelis Arapinis & Nikos Xydakis  Action Field Kodra 10 (exhibition catalogue), Thessaloniki 2009  Peristera Cultural Center of the University of Ioannina (exhibition catalogue), Ioannina  FAQ magazine, Issue #76, Why Cinema Now? – 50th Thessaloniki Film Festival (insert), p. 7, Anastasis Stratakis, Nov 2009

Anastasis Stratakis, Untitled (Unbestimmtheit #9), 2013-14, Digital print and acrylic ink on fine art paper, 29.7 x 21 cm
Anastasis Stratakis, Untitled (Unbestimmtheit #10), 2013-14, Digital print and acrylic ink on fine art paper, 29.7 x 21 cm
Anastasis Stratakis, Ungenauigkeit (Untitled #2), 2012, 2 digital prints on fine art paper, 21 x 29.7 cm each (overall dimensions 60 x 80 cm)
Anastasis Stratakis, Ungenauigkeit (Untitled #7), 2012, 2 digital prints on fine art paper, 21 x 29.7 cm each (overall dimensions 60 x 80 cm)