Bill Balaskas

Remains of a Summer Bliss - Curated by Lanfranco Aceti

15 September - 15 October 2016

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  BIOGRAPHY
 

 

Born in 1983 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Lives and works in London, UK.

 

EDUCATION

 

2011-2016 PhD (RCA) Critical Writing in Art & Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK (by Thesis)

2008-2010 MA (RCA) Communication Art & Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK (CHS Distinction)

2005-2008 BA (Hons) Video Arts Production, University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone, UK (First Class)

2000-2004 BSc Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

‘The Assassination of Guy Debord’, European Convention Center, Luxembourg (Performance)

 

2016

‘Remains of a Summer Bliss’, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece

‘The Market Will Save Us’, ArtWeek Boston, Boston Common, USA (Performance)

 

2015

‘Blindness’, De Bijloke Music Centre, Ghent, Belgium (Performance)

 

2014

‘No Rest for the Wicked’, ArtInternational Istanbul, Institutions Section, Istanbul, Turkey

 

2013

‘Critical Mass’, ReMap 4, Athens, Greece

‘The Market Will Save the World’, Kasa Gallery, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

‘New Positions’, Art Cologne, with Kalfayan Galleries, Cologne, Germany (AUDI Art Award)

‘The Vision of the Market’, Museum of Contemporary Cuts (Online Exhibition)

 

2012

‘Parthenon Rising’, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece

 

2011

‘Le Temps Spectaculaire’, 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Institut Français, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

2010

‘In Between Bubbles’, Sketch, London, UK

‘Ray of Light’, Jewish Museum, London, UK (with Oana Camilleri)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

‘Gestures of Resistance’, Romantso Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece

‘Thread’, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece

 

2016

‘PUNK: Its Traces in Contemporary Art’, MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

‘PIGS’, ARTIUM Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain

‘RCA Secret’, Royal College of Art, London, UK

‘Devalue, Value, Surplus Value: Between Work and Art’, ISET Contemporary Greek Art Institute, Athens, Greece

‘PIGS’, Almeida Garret Galeria Municipal do Porto, Oporto, Portugal

‘Fireflies in the Night Take Wing’, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Athens, Greece

‘De Regreso a la Isla’, Fundació Palma Espai d'Art, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

‘Good Night, And Good Luck’, A Plus A Gallery, Venice, Italy

‘nEUROsis’, NeMe Arts Centre, Limassol, Cyprus

 

2015

‘PUNK: Its Traces in Contemporary Art’, CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain

‘Tous Pour Tous’, Les Chiroux, Liège, Belgium

‘1st Biennial of the South’, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela

‘Videozoom Greece: On Πause!’, MUSPAC, L' Aquila, Italy

‘Rencontres du Film d’Art’, The Regent Cinema, Saint-Gaudens, France

‘10th Mildura Biennale’, Mildura Arts Centre/Rio Vista, Mildura, Australia

‘Art Brussels’, Young Section, with Kalfayan Galleries, Brussels, Belgium

‘Videozoom Greece: On Πause!’, C/E Contemporary, Milan, Italy

‘Art Athina’, with Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece

‘PUNK: Its Traces in Contemporary Art’, ARTIUM Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain

‘Videozoom Greece: On Πause!’, State of Concept, Athens, Greece

 

2014

‘No Country for Young Men: Contemporary Greek Art in Times of Crisis’, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium

‘The Small Infinite’, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

‘Future Past - Past Future’, Transmediale 2014, Supermarkt, Berlin, Germany

‘Passé Simple, Futurs Composés’, Le CENTQUATRE, Paris, France

‘The Value of Nothing’, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

‘An Opera of Labour and Revolution’, Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

‘SelfConscious’, The American College of Greece Art Gallery, Athens, Greece

‘Art Cologne’, Film Cologne, with Kalfayan Galleries, Cologne, Germany

‘Show Me the Money’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK

‘Videozoom Greece: On Πause!’, Museo di Roma in Trastevere & Sala 1, Rome, Italy

‘Athens Video Art Festival’, Technopolis, Athens, Greece

‘Art Basel Hong Kong’, Film Section, with Kalfayan Galleries, Hong Kong

‘Sound Matters’, The Red Room, Baltimore, USA

‘Show Me the Money’, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

‘Art Basel Miami Beach’, Film Section, with Kalfayan Galleries, Miami Beach, USA

 

2013

‘4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art’, Thessaloniki, Greece

‘Art Basel Miami Beach’, Film Section, with Kalfayan Galleries, Miami Beach, USA

‘Disruption’, Royal College of Art Research Biennial, Gulbenkian Galleries, London, UK

‘Afresh: A New Generation of Greek Artists’, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

‘Art Brussels’, The Cinema Section, with Kalfayan Galleries, Brussels, Belgium

‘India Art Fair’, Video Lounge Section, with Kalfayan Galleries, New Delhi, India

‘In Case of Emergency Break Glass’, Vetlanda Museum, Vetlanda, Sweden

‘Celebration: 50 Years of Video Art’, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2012

‘World Event Young Artists’, London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK

‘Cultural Embassies’, Maribor 2012 European Capital of Culture, Vetrinj Mansion, Maribor, Slovenia

‘Traverse Vidéo: Faut Voir’, Lycée des Arènes, Toulouse, France

‘Level’, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

‘Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival’, The Main Guard, Berwick Upon Tweed, UK

‘Shape Open’, Portobello Gallery, London, UK

‘Miden Video Art Festival’, Kalamata, Greece

‘Art:Screen’, Bio Roxy, Örebro, Sweden

‘Time Based Media: 1972-2012’, University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone, UK

 

2011

‘Vessel’, KARST, Plymouth, UK

‘Leeds International Film Festival’, Leeds, UK

‘Iraqi Memorial’, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA

‘The Constance Fairness Foundation Prize Exhibition’, Royal College of Art, London, UK

‘Time and Travel’, Ku’Damm 101 Hotel, Berlin, Germany

‘Iraqi Memorial’, Works/San Jose, San Jose, USA

 

2010

‘Acoustic Images’, British Film Institute, London, UK

‘Traverse Vidéo: Ça Vaut La Peine’, Musée des Abattoirs, Toulouse, France

‘Mare Street Biennale’, London, UK

‘Art Karlsruhe’, Trade Fair Centre, Karlsruhe, Germany

‘Iraqi Memorial’, Sheppard Gallery, Reno, Nevada, USA

‘Wrong Love’, A Foundation, Liverpool, UK

‘Festival des Cinémas Différents et Expérimentaux de Paris’, France

‘Territorial Play’, Broadway Media Centre, Nottingham, UK

‘EMERGEANDSEE’, Stattbad Wedding, Berlin, Germany

‘SHOW RCA 2010’, Royal College of Art, London, UK

‘Time is Love’, Werk-Raum Gallery, Berlin, Germany

‘ZOOart’, Fresia Gardens, Cuneo, Italy

‘Rough Machines’, Animate Projects/APEngine, London, UK

 

2009

‘Pixelpops’, BolteLang Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

‘Images Contre Nature’, Marseille, France

‘Synch Festival’, Technopolis, Athens, Greece

‘Let's Rule Out Aliens for Now and Concentrate on What We Know’, Royal College of Art, London, UK

‘Work in Progress Show’, Royal College of Art, London, UK

‘Palimpsest’, Thurloe Place, London, UK

‘Crash Fest’, Thessaloniki, Greece

‘In Transit’, Luda Gallery, St Petersburg, Russia

‘All Art Now International Video Art Festival’, Damascus, Syria

 

2008

‘Strange Screen’, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

‘Propeller TV’, Sky, 3-year Broadcasting Rights (Film: Rupture)

‘Eat Our Shorts’, British Film Institute, London, UK

‘Show Me The Light Show’, Candid Gallery, London, UK

‘Roll Up Art’, Bucharest, Romania

‘Crash Fest’, Thessaloniki, Greece

‘Discurs’, Giessen, Germany

‘Girona Film Festival’, Girona, Spain

 

2007

‘Video Militia’, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

‘Traverse Vidéo: La Re-Visite’, Toulouse, France

‘Trenton Film Festival’, Trenton, New Jersey, USA

‘Crash Fest’, Thessaloniki, Greece

‘Girona Film Festival’, Girona, Spain

‘Festival de Vidéo Expérimental’, Marseille, France

‘Cinecity Brighton Film Festival’, Brighton, UK

‘Séquence Court-Métrage’, Toulouse, France

‘Exposures Film Festival’, Manchester, UK

 

2006

‘Montecatini International Short Film Festival’, Montecatini, Italy

‘Diaroes Festival of Emerging Artists’, Athens, Greece

‘Athens Video Art Festival’, Athens, Greece

 

2005

‘Diaroes Festival of Emerging Artists’, Athens, Greece

‘Athens Video Art Festival’, Athens, Greece

‘Buenos Aires International Short Film Festival’, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

2004

‘Athens International Film and Video Festival’, Athens, Ohio, USA

‘Trenton Film Festival’, Trenton, New Jersey, USA

‘Alternative Film Festival’, Picciano, Italy

 

AWARDS & HONOURS

 

2016

University for the Creative Arts Research Fund

 

2015

Mildura Biennale Residency Award (‘10th Mildura Biennale’, Mildura, Australia)

University for the Creative Arts Research Fund

 

2014

Nomination (longlist) for the Prix de la Jeune Scène Artistique Méditerranéenne (Jean-Luc Lagardere Foundation & HYam)

Royal College of Art Research Methods Fund

Royal College of Art School of Humanities Event Fund

University for the Creative Arts Research Fund

 

2013

Nomination for the AUDI Art Award for the most innovative young artist (‘Art Cologne’, Cologne, Germany)

Royal College of Art Research Methods Fund

 

2012

Nomination for the ALICE Award for the most important emerging artist (Global Board of Contemporary Art)

Representation of the UK in the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad (‘World Event Young Artists’, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK)

Representation of the UK in Maribor 2012 European Capital of Culture (‘Cultural Embassies’, Vetrinj Mansion, Maribor, Slovenia)

Comité International d'Histoire de l'Art Bursary (33rd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art - CIHA 2012)

Royal College of Art Bursary

 

2011

Nomination of Parthenon Rising (II) for The Constance Fairness Foundation Prize

European Cultural Foundation/Open Society Institute Travel Grant

Association of Art Historians Conference Grant

Royal College of Art Bursary

 

2010

Commission of Darkness as the first ever project of contemporary art presented by the Jewish Museum of London

Animate Projects/APEngine commission for Melting Point (‘Rough Machines’ commissions)

 

2009

Best Experimental Film Award for The Origin of the Complex of Identification in Crash Fest, Thessaloniki, Greece

Royal College of Art Bursary

Royal College of Art Travel Award

 

2008

Jury Member in EMERGEANDSEE Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

Distinction for Reminiscent Light (Project Proposal) in ‘Iraqi Memorial’ International Call for Artists

Royal College of Art Bursary

 

2006

Gold Remi Award for Eros (Screenplay) in ‘Worldfest Houston International Film Festival’, Houston, Texas, USA

 

2005

Distinction for Faraway from Theoklymenos’ Country (Short Story) by the British Council of Greece

 

LECTURES IN CONFERENCES & ARTIST’S TALKS

 

2016

‘PIGS: North and South’, ARTIUM Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain

 

2015

‘Art is a Time Machine’, La Trobe University, Mildura, Australia

‘The Cuts Have Been Made: Welcome to the Aesthetic of Capitalistic Vampirism’, Goldsmiths University, London, UK

 

2014

‘Breaking the Bank’, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

‘The Aesthetics of Scale: Or on How to Grasp the Little Things’, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

‘Art Out of Time’, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

‘The Secret Life of Data and the Future of Value’, Mozilla Festival, Ravensbourne, London, UK

‘Art After the Crash’, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK

 

2013

‘March Meeting 2013’, 11th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, UAE

‘Radical Gestures: Designing Protest, Resistance & Refusal’, Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK

‘Red Tape: Ways of Changes’ Discussion Series, Royal College of Art, London, UK

 

2012

‘Art, Criticism and the Forces of Globalization’, Liverpool Biennial 2012, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

‘The Challenge of The Object’, 33rd World Congress of Art History – CIHA 2012 (Comité International d'Histoire de l'Art), Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nurnberg, Germany

‘38th Annual Association of Art Historians Conference’, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

 

2011

‘Postmodernism After Video. Video After Postmodernism’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

‘Guy Debord: Dernier Stratège de la Revolution?’, Institut Français, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

2010

‘ReLiving Disaster: Film - History - Identity’, The London Consortium, Birkbeck University of London, UK

 

2009

‘Expanded Cinema’, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

‘Reading Images: Frames and Frameworks’, Association of Art Historians, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

‘Literature, Art and Culture in an Age of Global Risk’, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

 

2008

‘Bodies of Evidence’, Association of Art Historians, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

 

CHAIRMANSHIPS OF PANEL DISCUSSIONS & ACADEMIC SESSIONS

 

2016

‘42nd Annual Association of Art Historians Conference’, Edinburgh University, Scotland, UK (Chair in academic session: “In and Out of Art History: The Video Games Conundrum”)

 

2015

‘Board Meeting’, Guest Projects/Yinka Shonibare Studio, London (Chair in panel discussion)

 

2014

‘Red Art’, Royal College of Art, London, UK (Chair in panel discussion)

 

2013

‘The Cost of Living’, Royal College of Art, London, UK (Chair in panel discussion)

 

2011

‘ISEA 2011’, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey (Panel chair in 2 academic sessions: “From New Media to Old Utopias: ‘Red’ Art in Late Capitalism?” & “Art and Activism in Digital Age II”)

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

Editor of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac, The MIT Press (February 2012-today)

Leader of Critical Theory of BA (Hons) Digital Film and Screen Arts & BA (Hons) Computer Games Arts, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK (May 2013-today)

Lecturer at the MA Programmes of the School of Film and Media, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK (2014-2015)

Visiting Lecturer in Professional Practice, University for the Creative Arts, Maidstone, UK (2011-2012)

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2013

‘Disruption’, Royal College of Art Research Biennial, Gulbenkian Galleries, Royal College of Art, London, UK

 

2008

‘Postponed Ascendancy’, for Eat Our Shorts, British Film Institute, London, UK

‘Six Lies and Video Art’, DVD Collection of Experimental Films and Videos, Maidstone, UK

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY*

 

2016

Bill Balaskas, “The Imaginary Reconstitution of Leadership”, in 500 Years of Nowhere, edited by Helena Lugo and Mateusz Sapija, London: Goldsmiths University (Book)

 

2015

Bill Balaskas, “Liberating Speculation: Art, the Currency of Capitalism and the Death of Currencies”, in Journal of Visual Culture, Volume 14, Number 2, August 2015 (Article)

Bill Balaskas, “Blindness”, in The Dark Precursor, Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium (Conference Proceedings)

 

2014

Bill Balaskas, Lanfranco Aceti, Julian Stallabrass and Susanne Jaschko (eds), Red Art: New Utopias in Data Capitalism, Leonardo Electronic Almanac / LEA Books (The MIT Press), London: Goldsmiths University (Book)

Bill Balaskas, “British Art”, in Revista Arta, Issue 12, December 2014 (Article)

 

2013

Bill Balaskas, “Living in a Global ‘Society of the Spectacle’: From Guy Debord to the Economic Crisis through an Exhibition of Contemporary Art”, in Third Text, Volume 27, Issue 4, July 2013 (Article)

 

2012

Bill Balaskas, “Antonin Artaud’s Cinema of Cruelty and the Impossible Search for the Authentic Medium. A Lesson for the Digital Age”, in The Challenge of The Object, 33rd Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nurnberg, Germany (Conference Proceedings)

 

2011

Bill Balaskas, “From New Media to Old Utopias: ‘Red’ Art in Late Capitalism?”, in ISEA 2011, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey (Conference Proceedings)

 

2008

Bill Balaskas, Postponed Ascendancy, in Eat Our Shorts, British Film Institute, London, UK (Curatorial Statement)

 

2006

Bill Balaskas, “Faraway from Theoklymenos’ Country”, in Tales from the City, Stories from the Sea, Athens: Periplous Publications (Book - in Greek)

 

*Since February 2012 Bill Balaskas is, also, an editor for the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (The MIT Press).

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS, PRESS & MEDIA COVERAGE

 

2017

Ioli Tzanetaki, “Living Forward, Looking Backward”, in Archipelago, Issue 4, “Melancholia”, London: Goldsmiths University, 2017, pp. 20-25 (Review)

 

2016

Maria Nicolacopoulou, “Metamorphosis”, in Frieze, 5 July 2016 (Review)

‘PIGS’, ARTIUM Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain (Catalogue)

‘Devalue, Value, Surplus Value: Between Work and Art’, ISET Contemporary Greek Art Institute, Athens, Greece (Catalogue)

Noemi Mendes, “PIGS: Si los cerdos hablasen”, in ABC, 17 March 2016 (Review - in Spanish)

Marilena Astrapellou, “Poso kostizi i techni?” in BHmagazino, Issue 809, 17 April 2016, (Article - in Greek)

Santiago Zabala, “Art for the Troika”, in Public Seminar, 27 April 2016 (Review)

‘A Return to the Island’, Fundació Palma Espai d'Art, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (Catalogue)

‘Good Night, And Good Luck’, A Plus A Gallery, Venice, Italy (Catalogue)

Marilena Astrapellou, “Ta apominaria mias eftichias”, in BHMagazino, Issue 832, 25 September 2016, (Article - in Greek)

Emmanuel Saulnier (ed.), Greek Moment / Moment Grec, Paris: Editions du Regard (Book)

 

2015

Sergio C. Fanjul, “El punk no ha muerto”, in El País, 27 March 2015 (Review - in Spanish)

Siska Lyssens, “Politics, popularity and painting: Katerina Gregos provides us with some new perspectives at Art Brussels”, in Wallpaper, 27 April 2015 (Article)

Sheridan Stewart, “A preview of the 10th Mildura Biennale - Jonathan Kimberley, Bill Balaskas and Junichiro Iwase”, on ABC Radio, 3 August 2015 (Interview)

Michael DiFabrizio, “Biennale unites artists around world”, in Sunraysia Daily, 10 August 2015 (Article)

Gregorio Roldán, “PUNK in La aventura del saber”, on TVE - Spanish National Television, 15 September 2015 (Review)

Federica Lonati, “Punk never dies. Una mostra al CA2M”, in Artribune, 7 June 2015 (Review - in Italian)

Lorenzo Taiuti, “Rassegna di videoarte itinerante Videozoom: Grecia”, in D’ARS Magazine, 27 September 2015 (Article - in Italian)

‘1st Biennial of the South’, Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela (Catalogue)

Alexia Amvrazi, “Outshining the spectacle”, in My Greek Review, 22 March 2015 (Interview)

Estefanía Vasconcellos, “El punk no se acaba nunca”, in El Mundo, 7 April 2015 (Article - in Spanish)

‘PUNK: Its Traces in Contemporary Art’, CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain (Catalogue)

‘10th Mildura Biennale’, Mildura Arts Centre/Rio Vista, Mildura, Australia (Catalogue)

Luis Cornago, “El punk y sus rastros”, in Letras Libres, 19 August 2015 (Review - in Spanish)

 

2014

Paul Carey-Kent, “The Small Infinite”, in Frieze, Issue 166, October 2014 (Review)

Lunettes Rouges, “Ruines et catastrophes au 104”, in Le Monde, 1 October 2014 (Review - in French)

Despina Zefkili, “Afresh”, in Frieze, Issue 163, May 2014 (Review)

Evrim Altuğ, “80 galeride devr-i âlem”, in Cumhuriyet, 26 September 2014 (Article - in Turkish)

Janssen Adriaans, “The Value of Nothing”, in Domus, 22 September 2014 (Article)

Katerina Zacharopoulou, “I Epochi ton Ikonon - No Country for Young Men”, on ERT - Greek National Television, 17 September 2014 (Review - in Greek)

Jan Van Hove, “Een volk op de dool”, in De Standaard, 30 March 2014 (Review - in Dutch)

‘No Country for Young Men: Contemporary Greek Art in Times of Crisis’, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium (Catalogue)

Maria Pappa, “Transmediale”, in LIFO, 30 January 2014, pp. 26-27 (Interview - in Greek)

‘The Value of Nothing’, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Catalogue)

‘Show Me The Money: The Image of Finance From 1700 to the Present’, eds Paul Crosthwaite, Peter Knight and Nicky Marsh, Manchester: Manchester University Press (Book)

Despina Zefkili, “Why ‘Afresh’ is not simply another exhibition of Greek young artists”, in Athinorama, 9 January 2014 (Review - in Greek)

‘Videozoom Greece: On Πause!’, Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Rome, Italy (Catalogue)

‘Art Cologne’, Film Cologne, with Kalfayan Galleries, Cologne, Germany (Catalogue)

‘Art Basel Hong Kong’, Film Sector, with Kalfayan Galleries, Hong Kong (Catalogue)

 

2013

Pac Pobric, “Art Basel’s best artist videos” in The Art Newspaper, 6 December 2013, p.19 (Review)

“New Positions of Art Cologne 2013”, on Eiskellerberg TV, 21 April 2013 (Interview)

Ginevra Bria, “Quarta Biennale di Salonicco. Everywhere intersections”, in Artribune, 27 September 2013 (Article - in Italian)

Coline Milliard, “Greek Student Unfurls 23-meter Banner on RCA Façade to Protest Against Finance’s Dominance” in BLOUIN ARTINFO, 15 January 2013 (Article)

‘Afresh: A New Generation of Greek Artists’, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (Catalogue)

Vivi Vourtsa, “Bill Balaskas: Art Sans Frontieres” in 2board, Issue 21, pp. 88-89 (Interview)

‘4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art’, Thessaloniki, Greece (Catalogue)

‘Art Basel Miami Beach’, Film Sector, with Kalfayan Gelleries, Miami Beach, USA (Catalogue)

“Vingt-deux jeunes artistes sélectionnés pour Art Cologne” in Le Quotidien de l’ Art, Issue 345, 25 March 2013, p. 3 (Article - in French)

George Efremidis, “Bill Balaskas: Critical Mass” in REVma -/+, 19 September 2013 (Review - in Greek)

‘Disruption’, Royal College of Art Research Biennial, Gulbenkian Galleries, London, UK (Catalogue)

‘Art Cologne’, with Kalfayan Galleries, Cologne, Germany (Catalogue)

Marilena Astrapellou, “Greek personalities of 2013” in BHmagazino, Issue 688, 22 December 2013, pp. 24-41 (Article - in Greek)

‘Art Brussels’, The Cinema Sector, with Kalfayan Galleries, Brussels, Belgium (Catalogue)

Nancy Aggelopoulou, “Bill Balaskas at ReMap 4”, on Athens 9.84 Radio, 11 September 2013 (Interview - in Greek)

‘India Art Fair’, Film Sector, with Kalfayan Galleries, New Delhi, India (Catalogue)

“I taksi tou 2013” in Ependytis, ‘Passe Par Tout’, Issue 39, 11 January 2013 (Article - in Greek)

 

2012

Elena Dolcini, “Bill Balaskas: Nuove Strategie Situazioniste” in ESPOARTE, Issue 77, pp. 54-55 (Article - in Italian)

Yiorgos Karouzakis, “Playing with Symbols” in LIFO, Issue 314, 1 November 2012, p. 55 (Article - in Greek)

Katia Papadopoulou, “Future Makers: Bill Balaskas” in Ependytis, ‘Passe Par Tout’, Issue 26, 12 October 2012 (Interview - in Greek)

Alexia Amvrazi, “Bill Balaskas and the Parthenon”, on Athens International Radio, 12 October 2012 (Interview)

Kaja Kraner, “Svetovni dogodek mladih” in Vecer, 24 July 2012 (Article - in Slovenian)

‘Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival’, The Main Guard, Berwick Upon Tweed, UK (Catalogue)

Petra Skok, “Bill Balaskas in Maribor 2012, European Capital of Culture”, on RTV - Slovenian National Television, 12 July 2012 (Interview)

‘Traverse Vidéo: Faut Voir’, Lycée des Arènes, Toulouse, France (Catalogue)

 

2011

‘Time and Travel’, Ku’Damm 101 Hotel, Berlin, Germany (Catalogue)

 

2010

‘Mare Street Biennale’, London, UK (Catalogue)

‘Traverse Vidéo: Ça Vaut La Peine’, Musée des Abattoirs, Toulouse, France (Catalogue)

‘SHOW 2010’, Royal College of Art, London, UK (Catalogue)

‘Iraqi Memorial’, Sheppard Gallery, Reno, Nevada, USA (Catalogue)

‘ZOOart’, Fresia Gardens, Cuneo, Italy (Catalogue - in Italian)

 

2009

‘Images Contre Nature’, Marseille, France (Catalogue)

‘Crash Fest’, Thessaloniki, Greece (Catalogue)

 

2008

‘Strange Screen’, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece (Catalogue)

‘Eat Our Shorts’, British Film Institute, London, UK (Catalogue)

‘Crash Fest’, Thessaloniki, Greece (Catalogue)

‘Girona Film Festival’, Girona, Spain (Catalogue)

 

2007

Simone Dompeyre, “Reality of Love” in Traverse Vidéo: La Re-Visite, Toulouse, France (Catalogue - in French)

‘Video Militia’, National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia (Catalogue)

‘Crash Fest’, Thessaloniki, Greece (Catalogue)

‘Girona Film Festival’, Girona, Spain (Catalogue)

‘Exposures Film Festival’, Manchester, UK (Catalogue)

 

2006

Giota Sotiropoulou, “Tales from the City, Stories from the Sea” in Aggelioforos Sunday Edition (Interview - in Greek)

‘Diaroes Festival of Emerging Artists’, Athens, Greece (Catalogue - in Greek)

‘Athens Video Art Festival’, Athens, Greece (Catalogue)

 

2005

‘Diaroes Festival of Emerging Artists’, Athens, Greece (Catalogue - in Greek)

‘Athens Video Art Festival’, Athens, Greece (Catalogue)

 

2004

‘Athens International Film and Video Festival’, Athens, Ohio, USA (Catalogue)