Despina Stokou


 

Iebt und arbeitet seit 2002 in Berlin | lives and works since 2002 in Berlin

1978

Geboren in Athen | born in Athens
Neben ihrer künstlerischen Tätigkeit, ist sie kuratorisch tätig (Curator’s Battle I; Speed Portfolio Viewing) und ediert PIGS, einen Fürher zu Projekten von Künstlern in Berlin, und betreibt den wöchentlichen Blog Pigs Tips.
Parallel to her work as an artist, she currently organizes shows and events (Curator’s Battle I; Speed Portfolio Viewing) and is the editor of PIGS, a guide for Artist Run projects in Berlin and writes the weekly blog Pigs Tips.

2006

Master of Arts Art in Context at the University of Fine Arts Berlin

2002

BA Visual Arts, specialised in Painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts

1998

Technical Institute for Marketing and Publicity, Athen


 

Stipendien | Scholarships

 


2005

DAAD Study Scholarship for Artists

2001

Sokrates Erasmus Scholarship Berlin Weissensee

1998-2001

Scholarships for Excellence of Performance, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athen

1997

Scholarship for Excellence, College for Marketing and Publicity, Athen


 

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

 


2013

„Despina Stokou. Baby Bellini“, Krobath Wien
"Despina Stokou. Delusions of Grandeur/Grössenwahn", Krobath Berlin
"Despina Stokou. bulletproof", Derek Eller Gallery, New York

2012

Art Cologne l New Positions

2011

Krobath, Wien

2010

"Dirty Dozen", Grimmuseum Berlin
"Afterlife Afterhours", Appartement Berlin

2007

"Accidental Woman", Kalfayan Galleries, Athen

2006

"The Fall of the Haddo Estate and Other Stories", Herrmann&Wagner_basement, Berlin

2004

"The Fall of the Haddo Estate", Apt Gallery, London


 

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Group Exhibitions (Selection)

 


2013

„Commodious Thoughts from Outer Space, Curated by Gerwald Rockenschaub“, Krobath Wien
„ARE“, Computerspielmuseum, Berlin
„Painting Forever!“, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
„All Masters at the swing door“ ReMap4, Kerameikos Metaxourgeio (KM), Athens
Berlin.Status [2], Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2012

"Sweet Distemper", Derek Eller Gallery, New York

2011

"Wiener Innen Aussen", kuratiert von Stefan Bidner und Elke Krystufek, "Wonderloch-Kellerland", Berlin
"Search&Destroy", Mikael Andersen Gallery, Berlin,
"Auction for Athens Pride", Breeder Gallery, Athen

2010

"Hostile Asthetic Takeover", kuratiert von S. Schlicher - L. Möller, Appartement, Berlin
"Available Works" kuratiert von Annika von Taube-J. Schön, hbc, Berlin,
"Girl Overkill II" kuratiert von Iris Van Dongen, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2009

"Kim Whan- Ki International Art Festival", kuratiert von R. Lange, Seoul
"Personal-Politica",l 2.Thessaloniki Biennalle, kuratiert von A.Leopoulou
"Culture Industry", kuratiert von Lydia Andrioti @ VOX, Athen

2008

"Apply Softly", Preview Art Fair, Berlin
"Donna Martin Graduates!", Exereunitis Gallery, Athen
"Old News 4", Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis
"You Can Never Go Home Again", Raab Galerie, Berlin

2002-2007

"Emergency Room" organisiert von Thierry Colonel, Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athen
"Meatspace. Action field Kodra ‘07", kurtiert von Christoforos Marinos,
True Romance, Breeder Gallery, Athen
"Radiations", kuratiert von Rallou Panagiotou at the Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
"F(acts)igures", Artwalk Amsterdam
"Visions 2006", Kappatos Gallery, kuratiert von Margarita Kataga, Athen
"London in Six Easy Steps", B+B ICA, London
"DIY Urbanism", First Sideshow Event Salon, Hurwundeki Art Space, London, organisiert von Sarah Ishioka