Stefanos Tsivopoulos

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  BIOGRAPHY
 
Stefanos Tsivopoulos was born in 1973. He lives and works between Amsterdam and Athens.  Stefanos Tsivopoulos has been selected to represent Greece at the 55th Venice Biennale 2013, Curator Syrago Tsiara.
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
2012
“The Future Starts Here”, Aeschylia Festival, Eleourgio (Oil Factory), Elefsina, Greece.
2011
“Borrowed Knowledge”, ISCP, New York, USA.
“Amnesialand”, Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milano, Italy.
2010
“The Real The Story The Storyteller” (curator: Hilde de Bruin), SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Amnesialand” (curator: Johan Holten), Heidelberg Kunstverrein, Heidelberg, Germany.
2009
art forum berlin – focus: “Lost Monument”, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin, Germany.
“Untitled (In Plato¢s Cave)”, Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, Greece.
2008
“The Real The Story The Storyteller” (curator: Ana Nikitovic), Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia.
2007
“Land”, Bytheway Projects, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2005
“Couple” (curator: Stijn Huijts), Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands.
“True Fiction” (curator: Ranti Tjan), Museum of Contemporary Art, Gouda, The Netherlands.
“Safe / Not Safe”, SAFE Contemporary Art Center, Zwolle, The Netherlands.
“Between Experience and Experiment”, Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, Greece.
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)
 
2013
“Ici, Ailleurs” (curator: Juliette Laffon), Friche la Belle de mai, Marseille, France.
2012
4th Sculpture Quadrennial Riga: “Anatomy of Integration”,  Riga, Latvia.
“Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.
5th Bucharest Biennial for young art: “Overlaping” (curator: Hilde de Bruijn), Bucharest, Romania.
“Extraction” (curator: Teresa Gleadowe), Exchange the Penzance Convention, Cornwall, UK.
“Places of Memory-Fields of Vision” (curator: Syrago Tsiara), Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Scramble for History” (curator: November Paynter), SALT Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey.
“Moving Image”, Contemporary Video Art Fair (curators: Berta Sichel, El. Neilson, Victor Misiano), Waterfront Tunnel, New York, USA.
“Invisible Monuments” (curator: Constanza Paissan), La Galerie, Contemporary Art Centre, Paris, France.
“The Vesper Civic Forum in Five Acts” (curator: Marco Scotini), Garibaldi Theater, Sicily, Italy.
“Representing Nothing” (curator: Bea de Souza), The Agency Gallery, London, UK.
“Between Worlds” (curator: Ana Kutlesa), BLOK Urban festival, Zagreb, Croatia.
“Desertmed” (curator: Marina Sorbello), Neu Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany.
“True Stories” (curator: Lilly Wei), Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA.
2011
“Suspended Spaces”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
“98 WEEKS Project” (curators: Gaia Casagrande, Barbara Goretti), Beirut, Lebanon.
ARCO: “Amnesialand”, Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Madrid, Spain.
“Continuity” (curator: Irena Cercnik), Center for Contemporary Arts Celje, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
“Drifting Station” (curator: Stefan Rusu), Open Space - Zentrum für Kunstprojekte, Vienna, Austria.
“Island Artists” (curator: Fabrice Bousteau), Manarat Museum, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
“The Carousel Collection” (curator: Triin Tamm), Corner College Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
2010
Manifesta 8: “The Rest is History” (curators: CPS Chamber of Public Secrets), Murcia, Spain.
“On Morality-Act III” (curator: Zoe Gray), Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
“Practising Memory” (curator: Matteo Lucchetti), Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy.
“Hors Pistes-Un Autre Mouvement des images”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
“Open Studios” (curator: Mats Stjernstedt),  IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden.
“Serbia – Frequently Asked Questions” (curators: Branislav Dimitrijevic, Andreas Stadler), Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA.
“Blind Dates: New Encounters from the Edges of a Former Empire” (curators: Neery Melkonian, Defne Ayas), Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, USA.
“Out of Tracks” (curator: Geraldine Gomez), Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.
“And the moral of the story is...” (curator: Zoe Gray), apexart, New York, USA.
“Coup de Ville” (curators: Stef van Bellingen, Jan Hoet), Warp, St. Niklaas, Belgium.
II Moscow Biennial for Young Art: “Que Vive”, Moscow, Russia.
“Politics of Art”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
“Indefinite Destinations” (curators: Öukü Özsoy, Vessela Nozharova), DEPO, Istanbul, Turkey.
“Suspended Spaces”, Museum of Contemporary Art Amiens, Amiens, France.
“Greek Contemporary Video Art” (curators: intothepill), uqbar, Berlin, Germany.
“Islands Never Found” (curators: Lóránd Hegyi, Katerina Koskina), Fondazione Solares, Genoa, Italy.
2009
“One Giant Leap” (curators: Elisabetta Fabrizi, Paul Bonaventura), BFI Southbank, London, UK.
“Monument To Transformation” (curators: Vít Havránek, Zbyněk Baladrán), City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.
OPEN e v+ a 2009: “Reading the city” (curators: Angelika Nollert, Yilmaz Dziewior), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland.
2nd Athens Biennial: “Heaven”, ”Remap 2” project (curator: Marina Fokides), Athens, Greece.
“In Retrospect” (curator: Arjon Dunnewind), Impakt Festival Panorama, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
“Political Iconography II”, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin, Germany.
ARCO: “Expanded Box” (curator: Carolina Graw), Madrid, Spain.
“Land” (curator: Anna Kafetsi), National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
“The First Image” (curator: Denys Zacharopoulos), Regional Contemporary Art Centre, Sète, France.
“Ataxia, Contemporary Greek Artists from the Beltsios Collection” (curator: Roula Palanta), Margaris Foundation, Amfilochia, Greece.
“Man and Woman He Made Them” (curator: P. Fransman), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
“The First Image”, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2008
“Monitoring”, Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival (curator: G. Wissner), Kassel Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany.
“Revolution I Love you”, International Project Space, Birmingham, UK.
“Salon of the Revolution 29th Youth Salon” (curators: Antonia Majaca, Ivana Bago), HDLU – Mestrovic Pavillion, Zagreb, Croatia.
“Spaport” (curator: Ana Nikitovic), Museum of Contemporary Art of Republica Srpska, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“Revolution I love you” (curators: Maja and Reuben Fowkes), Trafó Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
“Transexperience Greece” (curator: Anna Kafetsi), 798 Space, Beijing, China.
“What Does New and Interesting Mean?”, Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens, Greece.
“The Archive” (curator: Marco Scotini), Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milan, Italy.
“Revolution I love you” (curator: Maja and Reuben Fowkes), Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Mourmouring images” (curator: Stéphane Carrayrou), Centre Photographique, Paris, France.
2007
1st Athens Biennale: “Destroy Athens” (curators: XYZ), Athens, Greece.
1st Thessaloniki Biennale: “Maid in Greece” (curator: Thalea Stefanidou), Thessaloniki, Greece.
“In Present Tense”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
“Her(His)tory” (curator: Marina Fokidis), Cycladic Museum, Athens, Greece.
“Topoi” (curator: Denys Zacharopoulos), Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.
“Who¢s There?” (curator: Denys Zacharopoulos), Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Close Connections” (curator: Jelle Bouwhuis), Tijdelijk Museum Amsterdam, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2006
“Open Ateliers”, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“An Outing. Beltsios Collection. Contemporary Art in Greece in the 21st Century” (curator: Sotirios Bachtsetzis), Mylos Matsopoulou, Trikala, Greece.
“Spring Fever” (curator: Dominique Busch), Montevideo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Apolis” (curator: Kostis Velonis), American Hellenic Union, Athens, Greece.
“What Remains is Future” (curator: Nadja Argyropoulou), Arsakeio, Patras, Greece.
“Changing Horizons” (curator: Johan Deumens), De Vishal, Haarlem, The Netherlands.
“Crossing the Borders”, State Museum of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“In Transition” (curator: Helen Black), Neme/IMCA, Lanitis Art Center, Limassol, Cyprus.
2005
“Open Ateliers”, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
(curator: Halla Elkousy), Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt.
“Hotspots” (curator: Helen Verhoeven), Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Austria.
4th Deste Prize, Deste Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece.
“e-flux video rental”, Manifesta at Office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2004
Liverpool Biennial: “Coffee Break”, Liverpool, UK.
“Decoding Cyprus”, Manifesta Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Kunst Vlaai #5”, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Decoding Europe”, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Avecom Festival, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
2003
“Parasite Paradise” (curator: Tom van Gestel), SKOR Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
“De Een Minuten Nu”, Montevideo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“React”, International Media Festival, Heidelberg, Germany.
“Pure Nature”, Sint Nicolaas Kerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Real”, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
“Rubbit”, Consortium Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 
AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS / STIPENDS
 
2011
Dutch Funds for the Visual Arts BKVB.
2010
“The Future of Europe Award”, shortlisted 7th edition, Leipzig.
2009
Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst.
Kostopoulos Foundation for the Arts.
Niarchos Foundation.
2008
Winner Golden Cube Award, 25th Dokfest, Kasseler Kunstverein.       
Dutch Film Funds for Research and Development.
Dutch Funds for the Visual Arts BKVB.
2006
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds - Van Eck-Vollgraff Fonds.
Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. 
Van Bijneveld Fellowship.
2005
Loudon Fellowship.
Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.
Shortlisted, DESTE Foundation Award, Athens.                           

 
RESIDENCIES
 
2011
ISCP, New York, USA.