Lina Theodorou


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Biography Lina Theodorou

Born in Athens. Lives and works in Athens and Berlin.
Co-founder of the art platform intothepill (2006-2010)

1989-1993 School of Graphic Arts and creative Studies, TEI, Athens.
1994-1999 BA Fine Arts, National School of Fine Arts, Athens.
1996-1998 Acting studio A.Davis, Athens.
1998 School of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Multimedia, The Hague, Holland.

Solo exhibitions:

2010, The Elephant Girl, AAA - Athanasiadou Art Advice, Athens.
2007, Peacemakers, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki.
2007, Loan, Zlatno Oko gallery, Balkan Art 2007, Novi Sad, Serbia.
2004, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens.
2003, «Spiritual & land», Private house, Athens.
2001, «Hippodrome», «Epi Colono» Cultural Centre, Athens.
2000, «Helping Dr.Boom», Will Lutz Gallery, Delft, Holland.

Selected group exhibitions:

2010, The way the Morning Broke was Quite Unusual, Annie Wharton Gallery, Los Angeles.
2010, Precious, Curator Annie Wharton, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami.
2010, Impakt festival, Matrix city, Utrecht, Holland.
2010, SYMPTOMATIC GREECE: art and politics after crisis
curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis, Vassiljev's Theatre, Moscow. Within the scope of "Second Moscow Dictionary of War"
2010, Illustration lifo, curators Marina Fokidis, Lifo team, Benaki museum Athens.
2010, Kunsthalle athina, curators Marina Fokidis, Sotirios Bahtstezis , Athens.
2010, Art Athina , Faliro pavillon, Zina Athanassiadi gallery, Athens.
2010, 3rd international literary festival, Dasein ,organizers Christos Chrisopoulos and Literature Across Frontiers, Athens.
2010, Mixed & Mastered, Greek video art from the 00's, Centre for visual introspection, Bucharest.
2010, Berlin-Athina, Caid, curators theofanis konstantinou, Katrin Sauerlaender , Athens.
2010, EMAF, European media art festival, Osnabrueck, Germany.
2010, Spor Klubu presents: S.L.A.F.I.P.E.#1- Art video screening, Babylon, Berlin.
2010, intothepill vol.01- Greek Contemporary Video Art, Uqbar, Berlin.
2010, intothepill screening/ Three days with six dogs:Joseph Beuys Sucks!, Six D.O.G.S, Athens.
2009, In dire(ct) democracy, curators Geli Grindaki, Margarita Kataga, ASKT, Athens.
2009, Midsummer night' s dream, Open air screening room, RemapKM, Athens.
2009, Expanded ecologies.Perspectives in a time of emergency, curator, Dafni Vitali, National museum of contemporary art, Athens.
2009, Synch festival, technopolis, Athens.
2009, Art Athina ,Faliro pavillon, Zina Athanassiadi gallery, Athens.
2008, Visual arts in Greece 3, And now?, curated by Christina Petrinou, Moni Lazariston, State Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki.
2008, Athens by sound, Greek pavilion, 11th International Architecture Exhibition Venice Biennial.
2008, Women Only ,Women artists from the Beltsios Collection, curated by Sotirios Bahtstezis, Margaris Foundation, Amfilochia, Greece
2008, People, Amfilochia Film Festival GR, curated by Marina Athanasiadou and Margarita Kataga.
2008, Festival Miden, Video Art Festival Kalamata, GR.
2008, Transexperiences Greece, curated by Anna Kafetsi, 798 Artspace, Bejing, China.
2008, Athensville, Parallel Plan, Art-Athina 2008. Curated by Marina Fokidis and
2008, 20th century on video, curated by Giannis Grigoriadis, Trianon cinema, Athens.
2007, In present tense. Tendencies and Directions of Young Greek Artists, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens.
2007, Karaoke poetry bar by, '417' project space, Parallel project of the 1st Athens Biennial Destroy Athens.
2007, Strange screen 6, Video Festival, Thessaloniki Cinema Museum.
2007, The historicity of image and the time, Pazar Hamam, Thessaloniki.
2007, Istanbul international architecture and urban films festival, Goethe institut, Istanbul.
2007, at her(his)tory, Museum of cycladic art , Athens.
2007, Her(his)tory, curator Marina Fokidis, Museum of cycladic art , Athens.
2007, Art-Athina/ basic plan, Zina athanassiadou gallery, Helexpo, Athens.
2007, Art-Athina/ parallel plan: "People" curators Marina Athanassiadou, Margarita Kataga, Helexpo, Athens.
2007, 53rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany.
2007, Postfotografía: la trayectoria del objeto 2, Horrach Moyà Gallery, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2006, WO[+]MAN, 5th Human rights arts festival, Athens.
2006, UNITED BAC! 06 ,International Festival of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, curator of the video section: Anthropocentrisms, Anna Printezi.
2006, Strange screen 5, Video Festival, Thessaloniki Cinema Museum.
2006, The Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens.
2006, ART FAB, Women of Europe, Saint-Tropez, France.
2006, An outing: Contemporary art in Greece in the 21th century, Beltsios collection, Milos Matsopoulou cultural centre, Trikala, Greece.
2006, Flowers in contemporary art, New Benaki museum, Athens.
2006, Give(a)way, 6th Biennial exhibition of contemporary art, curator Katerina Gregos, Limerick, Ireland.
2006, Common place 2: The return, 'Epi Colono' Cultural Centre, Athens
2006, Home sweet home, private house, Athens.
2006, The historicity of image and the time, Turkish Baths, Athens
2006, Into the pill, E31 gallery, Athens.
2005, Critique of pure image-Between fake and quotation, Center for Contemporary Art - PlovdivArt Today Lab, Bulgaria.
2005, Capturing utopia, Fournos, center for digital culture, Athens.
2005, Girl Power 4 Men, Spillioti projects, Athens.
2005,"Other Voices, Other rooms",
curator Alessandro Riva, curator of the Greek participation: Dafni Vitali, "Le Ciminiere", Catania, Sicily.
2005, "The Gesture. A visual library in progress.", curators Marina Fokidis, Daphne Vitali, Sergio Risaliti, Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki Greece / Quarter, The New Center of Contemporary Art in Florence, Italy.
2005, Art Athina 05, Zina Athanasiadi Gallery, Elexpo, Athens.
2005,"Dhen milao ellenika/Non parlo Italiano", Shared Identities in contemporary art within two Mediterranean costs, Ex Convitto Palmieri, Lecce, Italy.
2004, Video Zone 2:The 2nd International Video Biennial,Tel Aviv, Israel.
2004, "Channel Zero", curator Katerina Gregos, Montevideo TBA, Amsterdam, Holland.
2004, "Monument to now", the Dakis Joannou Collection, curators Dan Cameron, Massimiliano Gioni, Nancy Spector, Alison M. Gingeras, Jeffrey Deitch, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens.
2004, Videokunst-Geist, Gemeinschaft und Tschai, Locus, Athens.
2004, "The other body", 4th Human rights arts festival, Eugenides Foundation, Athens.
2004, "Soul destinations", Aigli, Zapeion, Athens.
2004, "Athens, Metropolis by accident?", Bios, Athens / Giorgio De Chirico foundation, Volos.
2004, Art Athina, Athens Hellenikon airport.
2004, "Art now", Zina Athanasiadi Gallery, Thessaloniki.
2004, ARCO 04, Madrid, Ileana Tounta Gallery, Spain.
2004, "Nine Muses I Presume?", curators, Katerina Gregos, Sania Papa, Dennis Zaharopoulos, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain.
2003, «Testimonies:Between Myth and Reality»,curator Anna Kafetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens.
2003, "Brave new world", Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens.
2003, «Poetic justice»,curator Dan Cameron, 8th international Istanbul Biennial.
2003, «In the gorges of the Balkan»,curator Rene Block, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel,
2003, «Blurring Boundaries», Borusan Art gallery, Istanbul.
2003, «M-ARS. Art and War», curator,Peter Weibel, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.
2002, "Senses", Technopolis, Athens.
2002, Art Athina, Helexpo Exhibition Centre, Athens.
2002, «Interfaces», Delphi, Greece.
2002, «Fusion Cuisine», Deste Foundation, Athens.
2002, «Big Social Game», International Biennial of Young Art, artistic director Michellangelo Pistolleto, Turin, Italy.
2001, Tirana Biennale 2001, curator of greek section Marina Fokidis, Albania.
2001, 24X24, EXEDRA, Center for Contemporary Art, Hilversum, Holland.
2000, Nobody called the cops, Permanent exhibition commissioned by Dakis Joannou, curated by Katerina Gregos.
2000, «Thrilos 2001», Flourmills, Piraeus.
2000, «The artists of Spyropoulos museum», Centre for Hellenic union, Athens.
1999, medi@terra, Fournos, Athens.
1999, «Metro», New trends in contemporary Greek Art, Curator Dan Cameron, Deste Foundation, Athens.
1999, Four Rooms, Kappatos Gallery, Athens.

Awards: Jannis Spyropoulos Foundation award 1999.


Dakis Ioannou collection
Leonidas Beltsios collection
Dimitris Gigourtakis collection
Athenaum Intercontinental collection
Ion Vores collection

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