Bill Balaskas

 

"Balance Exercises"
23-26 November 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece

Bill Balaskas is participating in the museum exhibition "Balance Exercises", curated by Prof. Emmanuel Mavrommatis, in the context of Art Thessaloniki 2017. Balaskas will present his installation "Anarchy near the UK", which was commission in 2016 by MACBA - Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona.
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

‘RCA SECRET 2017’

Fundraising exhibition and sale of original postcard-sized artworks by internationally acclaimed artists, illustrators and designers.
Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK
9 - 15 September 2017

More information: https://london.secret.rca.ac.uk/2017/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

SHOW RCA 2017

Bill Balaskas presents his doctoral research for his PhD by thesis at the Royal College of Art, alongside his mixed-media installation "Re: Evolution" (2013).

Royal College of Art
School of Humanities Research Exhibition
Stevens Building, Kensington Gore, London
24 June - 2 July 2017

http://www.rca.ac.uk/show2017

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Artist Talk: "Against the Slow Cancelation of the Future’

Talk at the Centre for Cultural Studies
Goldsmiths University of London, New Cross, London
Friday 16 June 2017, at 12 pm

 

Bill Balaskas

 

‘The Assassination of Guy Debord’

A new performance & participatory installation presented in the convention hall of the EU Council.

Friday 12 May 2017, 6 pm

European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL)
Place de l' Europe, 4
2311, City of Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Organized in the context of the ‘Friday Island’ event series

 

Bill Balaskas

 

‘Living Forward, Looking Backward’

Essay by Ioli Tzanetaki in ‘Archipelago' journal of Goldsmiths University of London (2017).

The essay is based on Bill Balaskas' most recent solo exhibition at Kalfayan Galleries, in Athens, titled ‘Remains of a Summer Bliss’ (September-October 2016)

http://www.archipelagojournal.org/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 
Participating in a group show: Gestures of Resistance at Romantso Cultural Centre, Athens
20 - 30 April 2017

Address: Anaxagora 3, Athens 10552

For further information: http://gesturesofresistance.com/

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"GREEK MOMENT / MOMENT GREC"

Bill Balaskas' work is featured in a collective book, edited by Emmanuel Saulnier
Paris: Editions du Regard

http://www.editions-du-regard.com/regard/accueil.htm
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Bill Balaskas

 

nEUROsis
Curated by Yiannis Colakides
NeMe Arts Centre, Limassol, Cyprus
19 November - 17 December 2016

http://news.neme.org/1808/neurosis
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 
Performance: "The Market Will Save Us"
ArtWeek Boston, Boston Common, USA
Friday 30 September 2016, 1-2 pm

More information: http://www.artweekboston.org/event/the-market-will-save-us/
 

Bill Balaskas

 

Participating in a group show: “Good Night, And Good Luck“
A Plus A Gallery, Venice, Italy.
28 September – 30 November 2016
 
For further information:
http://aplusa.it/exhibitions/c-c-personal-exhibition/

 

Bill Balaskas

 
Participating in a group show "De regreso a la isla" ("A Return to the Island"), Curated by Helena Lugo at Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Dates: 14 July - 18 September 2016

 

 

Bill Balaskas, Aikaterini Gegisian, Adrian Paci and Stefanos Tsivopoulos

 

"Fireflies in the Night Take Win"
Video art survey organised by curators Barbara London, Kalliopi Minioudaki, Francesca Pietropaolo with artistic director Robert Storr at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), from June 23–26, 2016

For further information: snfcc.org/metamorphosis

 

Bill Balaskas and Stefanos Tsivopoulos

 
are participating in a group show PIGS - Curatored by Blanca de la Torre
Galeria Municipal do Porto - Jardins do Palácio de Cristal, Oporto, Portugal.
3 June - 21 August 2016
 

Bill Balaskas

 

PUNK: Its traces in contemporary art.

Curated by David Torres
MACBA (Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona), Spain
13 May - 25 September 2016

Bill Balaskas is participating with a new installation specially commissioned by MACBA for the exhibition, titled "Anarchy Near the UK" (2016).
 

Further information:
http://www.macba.cat

 

Bill Balaskas

 

RCA Secret 2016
Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, UK
8 - 15 April 2016

www.london.secret.rca.ac.uk/2016/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Devalue | Value | Surplus Value: Between work and art" (group exhibition)

Curator: Charis Kanellopoulou
ISET - The Contemporary Greek Art Institute, Athens, Greece
31 March - 25 June 2016

http://www.iset.gr

 

Bill Balaskas and Stefanos Tsivopoulos

 

Participating in group show "PIGS", Curated by Blanca de la Torre at Artium, Spain.
Exhibition dates: 19 February – 15 May 2016

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 
"The Aesthetic of Capitalistic Vampirism" (panel discussion)

Launch presentation of "CUT", a special issue of the Journal of Visual Culture
Chair: Marquard Smith. Speakers: Lanfranco Aceti, Bill Balaskas, Mark Fisher and Irini Papadimitriou.

Friday 27 November 2015, 3 - 5 pm
Goldsmiths University of London, Room PSH LG02

More information: http://vcu.sagepub.com/
 
 

Bill Balaskas

 

Group show “PUNK: Its traces in contemporary art”, Curated by David Torres.
23 October 2015 - 31 January 2016
ARTIUM Museum of Contemporary Art, Vitoria, Spain

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Performance
Blindness
In the context of "The Dark Precursor"
Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium
9 - 11 November 2015
 
For more information:
http://darkprecursor.org/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Screening:
Videozoom Greece: "On ause!"
Curated by Maria Dialektaki and Maria Papaioannou
C/E Contemporary, Milan, Italy
1 & 2 October 2015
 
For more information:
http://www.cecontemporary.com/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

1st Biennial of the South: "Peoples in Resistance"
Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela
1 November 2015 - 28 February 2016
 
For more information:
http://iartes.gob.ve/index.php/the-bienal
 

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Publication
Journal of Visual Culture
Article in the special issue "Visions of Contemporary Cuts", edited by Lanfranco Aceti: "Liberating Speculation: Art, the Currency of Capitalism and the Death of Currencies"
Autumn 2015
 
For more information:
http://vcu.sagepub.com/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

“PUNK: Its traces in contemporary art”
Curated by David Torres.
23 October 2015 - 31 January 2016
ARTIUM Museum of Contemporary Art, Vitoria, Spain
 
For more information:
http://www.artium.org/English/Exhibitions/Exhibition/tabid/336/language/en-US/Default.aspx?pidExposicion=280
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

“TOUS POUR TOUS”
Exhibition organised in the context of TEMPOCOLOR 2015
18 September – 21 October 2015
Les Chiroux, Centre culturel de Liège, Liege.
 
For more information:
http://www.chiroux.be/event/ec-rire-des-siner/
http://www.tempocolor.be/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

10th Mildura Biennale: "Everywhere All at Once Here"
Curated by Jonathan Kimberley.
18 September - 18 October 2015
Mildura Arts Centre/Rio Vista, Mildura, Australia
 
For more information:
http://www.mildurabiennale.com/
 http://mildurapalimpsestbiennale.com/artists-thinkers/bill-balaskas-2/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Show Me the Money" (group show)

Curated by Peter Knight, Nicky Marsh, Paul Crosthwaite and Isabella Streffen
People's History Museum, Manchester, UK
11 July 2015 - 24 January 2016

More information: http://www.phm.org.uk/

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"PUNK. Its Traces in Contemporary Art" (group exhibition)

Curated by David Torres
CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
25 March - 30 September 2015

More information: http://www.ca2m.org/en/future/punk-traces-contemporary-art

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Board Meeting"

Bill Balaskas will chair a panel discussion with Fabio Lattanzi Antinori, Haydn Jones and Jonathan Munro, in the context of the "Executive Chair" exhibition.

Guest Projects / Yinka Shonibare Studio
1 Andrews Road, E8 4QL, London
Saturday 24 January 2015, 3 pm

For more information: http://www.guestprojects.com/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Screening of Parthenon Rising (II) as part of "Rencontres du film dart"

Thursday 29 January 2015, 8:45 pm
The Regent Cinema
16 rue de lIndépendance, 31800 Saint-Gaudens, France

For more information: http://leregent.wix.com/rencontres-art

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Screening of Parthenon Rising (II) as part of "Rencontres du film dart"

Thursday 29 January 2015, 8:45 pm
The Regent Cinema
16 rue de lIndépendance, 31800 Saint-Gaudens, France

For more information: http://leregent.wix.com/rencontres-art

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Videozoom Greece: On ause!" (group exhibition)

Curated by Maria Dialektaki and Maria Papaioannou
Museo di Roma in Trastevere & Sala 1, Rome, Italy
14 - 29 November 2014

More information: http://www.museodiromaintrastevere.it/ & http://www.salauno.com/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Breaking the Bank II" (panel discussion)

Chaired by Nat Muller, with Georgina Adam, Bill Balaskas, David Batty and Edo Dijksterhuis
TENT, Rotterdam, The Netheralnds
Thursday 13 November 2014, 8 pm

More information: http://www.tentrotterdam.nl/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"The Secret Life of Data and the Future of Value" (artist's talk),

Facilitated by Irini Papadimitriou and Alison Powell
Mozilla Festival 2014, Ravensbourne, London, UK
Saturday 25 October 2014, 3pm

More information: http://2014.mozillafestival.org/

 

Bill Balaskas

 
"Show Me the Money" (group show)
Curated by Peter Knight, Nicky Marsh, Paul Crosthwaite and Isabella Streffen
John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
7 October – 22 November 2014
 
More information: http://www.imageoffinance.com/
 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Athens Video Art Festival" (group show)
Installations section, curated by Ifigenia Papadatou
Technopolis, Athens, Greece
2 - 5 October 2014

More information: http://www.athensvideoartfestival.gr/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"No Rest for the Wicked" (solo show)
Curated by Lanfranco Aceti
ArtInternational, Istanbul, Turkey
26 - 28 September 2014

More information: http://istanbulartinternational.com/ & http://museumofcontemporarycuts.org/no-rest-for-wicked/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

“The Aesthetics of Scale” (artists talk)

Chaired by Lanfranco Aceti
John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
Saturday 20 September 2014, 1-3 pm

More information: http://www.hansardgallery.org.uk/

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

“Passé simple, futurs composes” (group show) (curated by Amanda Abi Khalil), Festival du Temps d images

Le Centquatre, 5 rue Curial, Paris

17 September  – 28 October 2014

 For more information: http://www.tempsdimages.eu

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"The Value of Nothing" (group exhibition)

Curated by Jesse van Oosten and Michel van Dartel
TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
4 September - 16 November 2014

More information: http://www.tentrotterdam.nl/

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"The Small Infinite" (group exhibition)

Curated by Lanfranco Aceti, with Vince Dziekan
John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK
4 August - 20 September 2014

The exhibition will feature a new commission by the artist, the mixed media installation "Ou la mort" (Or death, 2014).

More information: http://www.hansardgallery.org.uk/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Show Me The Money: The Image of Finance From 1700 to the Present" (book)

Edited by Paul Crosthwaite, Peter Knight and Nicky Marsh

Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014

The book features the artist's 2013 installation "The market will save us"

More information: http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Art Out of Time" (artist's talk)

Participants include Bill Balaskas, Whitney Davis, Ian Kiaer, Elizabeth Price and Alexander Sturgis.
University of Oxford, Institute for Visual Research, Oxford, UK  
26 – 27 June 2014  

More information: http://oxfordvisualresearch.org/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"An Opera of Labour and Revolution" (group exhibition)

Curated by Lanfranco Aceti and Susanne Jaschko
Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey  
26 June – 30 July 2014  

More information: http://kasagaleri.sabanciuniv.edu/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Art After the Crash"
Round table chaired by Julian Stallabrass, with Bill Balaskas, Geraldine Juárez and Brett Scott

Sunderland Museum, Sunderland, UK

Friday 13 June 2014, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

More information: http://www.imageoffinance.com/?portfolio=581

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Show Me the Money" (group exhibition)
Curated by Peter Knight, Nicky Marsh, Paul Crosthwaite and Isabella Streffen

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK

13 June – 30 August 2014

More information: http://www.imageoffinance.com/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Red Art: New Utopias in Data Capitalism"

New book publication by the Leonardo Electronic Almanac
(The MIT Press; New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development; OCR, Operational and Curatorial Research; Leonardo/ISAST; Sabanci University; and Goldsmiths, University of London).

Edited and with introductions by Lanfranco Aceti, Bill Balaskas, Susanne Jaschko and Julian Stallabrass.

Official book launch: Monday 19th May 2014, 5:30 pm, Royal College of Art, South Kensington, London.

For more information: http://www.leoalmanac.org/

 

Bill Balaskas and Panos Tsagaris

 
“No Country For Young Men. Contemporary Greek Art in Times of Crisis” (group show)
Curated by Katerina Gregos
Bozar, Centre for Fine Arts, Rue Ravenstein 23, Brussels, Belgium
26 March – 3 August 2014
 
For more information: http://www.bozar.be/activity.php?id=14351&selectiondate=2014-03-01
 
 

Bill Balaskas

 
“SelfConscious” (group show)
Curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis
ACG Art Gallery, Deree – The American College of Greece, Gravias 6, Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
7 – 28 March 2014
 

Bill Balaskas

 

“Future past – past Future”, Transmediale Festival
SUPERMARKT, Brunnenstabe 64, Berlin, Germany
25 January – 2 February 2014
 
For more information: http://www.supermarkt-berlin.net/event/transmediale14/

 

Bill Balaskas

 

"Parthenon Rising (II)" included in The Art Newspaper's Art Basel's Best Artist Films.
http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Art-Basels-best-artist-films/31292
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Living in a Global 'Society of the Spectacle'

Online article in 'Third Text'
Special Issue: 'Global Occupations of Art' edited by Jonathan Harris

http://www.thirdtext.org/living-in-global-society-of-the-spectacle

 

Bill Balaskas and Rania Bellou

 

Afresh A New generation of Greek Artists
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
24/10/2013 - 2/3/2014
Curated By: Daphne Dragona, Tina Pandi, Daphne Vitali


For further information: http://www.emst.gr/EN/exhibitions/emst_exhibitions/main.aspx?ID=224

 

Bill Balaskas

 

 

“Everywhere but Now” 
Curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg
 4th Thessaloniki Biennale
Thessaloniki, Greece
18 September 2013 – 31 January 2014
 
For more information: http://www.greekstatemuseum.com/kmst/exhibitions/article/751.html

 

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Kalfayan Galleries present at ReMap4
Bill Balaskas - "Critical Mass"
Opening: 8 September 2013, 17:00 - 22:00

Kerameikou 43 (2nd Floor), Metaxourgeio, Athens

Duration: 8 - 30 September 2013  |  Hours: Monday - Friday 17:30 - 21:00, Saturday/ Sunday 12:00 - 21:00

 

Bill Balaskas

 

Artist Talk: Radical Gestures: Designing Protest, Resistance and Refusal

Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK
Saturday 1 June 2013

For more information and in order to book a place, please, visit:
http://newsevents.arts.ac.uk/event/radical-gestures-designing-protest-resistance-and-refusal/
 

 

Bill Balaskas

 
The Cost of Living

Bill Balaskas will chair a panel discussion with:
Professor Lanfranco Aceti, Professor Johnny Golding, Dr Marquard Smith and Professor Julian Stallabrass.

Royal College of Art, Stevens Building, London
Thursday 11 April 2013, 6pm
 

Bill Balaskas

 
Artists Talk at the 11th Sharjah Biennial
March Meeting, Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts, UAE
Saturday 16 March 2013, 3:30 pm

Following his talk, Bill Balaskas will be in conversation with artist Burak Arikan.

For more information: http://www.sharjahart.org/
 

Bill Balaskas

 
Red Tape Discussion Series: Ways of Changing

Bill Balaskas in conversation with Ha-Joon Chang (Reader, University of Cambridge) and Johannes Grenzfurthner (writer, curator, artist and director)
 
Tuesday 26 February 2013, 6 pm

Royal College of Art, Stevens Building, South Kensington, London

For more information: http://redtape.rca.ac.uk
 
 

Bill Balaskas

 
 

Greek Student Unfurls 23-meter Banner on RCA Façade to Protest Against Finances Dominance | Artinfo

http://www.artinfo.com/node/856712

 

Bill Balaskas

 
Parthenon Rising (II) will be screened in the following two events, as part of Miden Festivals international collaborations:

In Case of Emergency Break Glass
2 February - 3 March 2013
Vetlanda Museum, Vetlanda, Sweden (A collaboration between Art:screen and Miden Festival)
 
For further information:
http://www.vetlanda.se/vanstermeny/kulturfritid/museer/vetlandamuseum/utstallningar/artscreenfestontour2013.4.3eed94031359de5c45e8000948.html

Celebration: 50 Years of Video Art
7 - 10 February 2013
Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland (In collaboration with Miden Festival)

For further information: http://www.nordice.is/
 

Bill Balaskas

 
“ArtUP!”: Media Art in Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey (on-line database)
http://www.goethe.de/ins/tr/lp/prj/art/kue/gri/bba/enindex.htm
 
La Soirée de Votanique, Athens
A special presentation of Festival Miden in Athens, curated by Olga Daniylopoulou 
1 December 2012 – 8 January 2013

For more information: http://www.festivalmiden.gr
“Disruption” Royal College of Art Research Biennial Exhibition – 2013
Group Exhibition   
Gulbenkian Galleries, South Kensington, London, UK
21 - 27 January 2013

For more information: http://disruption.rca.ac.uk/bill-balaskas

“The Market will Save the World”
Solo Exhibition
KASA Galeri, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
25 January – 8 March 2013

For more information: http://www.kasagaleri.sabanciuniv.edu

The Vision of the Market  
Online Solo Exhibition
Museum of Contemporary Cuts
25 January - 8 March 2013

For further information: http://www.museumofcontemporarycuts.org/
 

Bill Balaskas

 
World Event Young Artists, London 2012 Cultural Olympiad
Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK
7 - 16 September 2012
 
Bill Balaskas has been selected to represent the UK in the field of the Moving Image.
Exhibited work: Parthenon Rising
For more information:
http://worldeventyoungartists.com/events/2012-09-07/surface-gallery
 
Artists Talk: TATE Liverpool, UK
ART, CRITICISM AND THE FORCES OF GLOBALIZATION: The Artist as Critic/The Critic as Artist
14 September 2012
For more information:
http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tateliverpool/conference/art-criticism-and-forces-globalisation
 
Public Discussion
ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION, Liverpool Biennial 2012
The Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
15 September 2012
Bill Balaskas will be in conversation with artists participating in the Liverpool Biennial, on
the events opening day.
More information: http://liverpoolbiennial.co.uk/whatson/future/all/401/artists-in-conversation/
 
Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival
The Main Guard, Berwick Upon Tweed, UK
19 - 23 September 2012
For more information:
http://www.berwickfilm-artsfest.com/venues/7/the-main-guard
 
ART:SCREEN
Bio Roxy, Örebro, Sweden
5 - 7 October 2012
 
Bill Balaskas is participating in the special programme IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, BREAK GLASS,
which showcases recent work of 11 Greek artists working with video.
For more information: http://artscreen.se/fest.htm
 

Bill Balaskas

 

Maribor 2012
London 2012 Cultural Oympiad
European Capital of Culture
6 - 31 July 2012

Bill Balaskas has been selected to represent the United Kingdom

For further information please visit: www.maribor2012.eu

 

Bill Balaskas

 
Kalfayan Galleries are pleased to announce that Bill Balaskas has been nominated in the Emerging Artist category of the 2012 ALICE Awards. He is one of the four finalists for this award that is presented to artists up to 35 years of age for their innovations in contemporary art.
ALICE Awards (Artistic Landmarks in Contemporary Experience) is an initiative organized by the Global Board of Contemporary Art, which received more than 1,000 proposals for nominations from over 30 countries, for 2012. The selectors of the nominees and judges of the awards include: curator and director of the Stockholm Moderna Museet Daniel Birnbaum, curator and director of the Ècole nationale supérieure dea beaux-arts Nicolas Bourriaud, Chinese born Hou Hanru curator and director Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs and the Chair of the Exhibitions and Museum Studies program at the San Francisco Art Institute, director of Museu dArt Contemporani de Barcelona Bartommeu Marí, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney Elizabeth McGregor, Sao Paulo based independent curator and critic Adriano Pedrosa, Indian art collective Raqs Media Collective, writer and curator Denys Zacharopoulos (Greece), amongst others.
 
The decision of the Committee will be announced on June 1, 2012.  Members of the public can vote for the Peoples Voice Award on ALICE Awards website until May 27, 2012.
 
For more information and in order to vote for the Peoples Voice Award, please visit http://www.global-board.org/en.