bio

Maria Mavropoulou was born in 1989 and she lives and works in Athens, Greece. She is an Athens School of Fine Arts  graduate having attended courses of painting, sculpture and photography.

Since 2014 she is member of the collective of artists Depression Era  that inhabit the urban and social landscapes of the crisis in Greece.

 

education

2009-2014     Athens Schoolof Fine Arts

2016-(2018)    Master in Fine Arts, Athens School of Fine Arts

 

selected group exhibitions

2017 / (upcoming, 22/11/- 10/ 01/18)  "The Vision of Saint Void",  Depo Darm Gallery, curated by Kiriakos Spirou, Athens, Greece

2017 / (ongoing, 20/10 - 21/01/18)  "The Decline of Heroes", ''The Tourists'' campaign by Depression Era, Culturescapes festival, curated by Kateryna Botanova, Antikenmuseum Basel, Switzerland

2017 / (ongoing, 29/09 - 15/12 )  "Local Stories",  DL gallery, curated by Nina Kassianou, Athens, Greece

2017 /  ”Taking Roots”, 58th International Film Festival of Thessaloniki, curated by Orestis Andreadakis, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, (Former Army Warehouse), Thessaloniki, Greece

 

2017 / "Make Yourselves at Home", public space campaign by Depression Era,  Athens, Greece

2017 / "Open Studios", Master in Fine Arts,  Athens School of Fine Arts, part of Documenta 14 inauguration program, Athens, Greece

2017 / "And the Work of Our Hands", the ArtWall, curated by Kiriakos Spirou, Athens, Greece

2017 / "Whitelight showcase", SHED London, curated by Ellie Tsatsou & Gelly Siganou, London, U.K.

 

2016 / "Young Greek Photographers",  Athens Photo Festival, curated by Manolis Moresopoulos, Benaki museum, Athens, Greece

2016 / "A Process 2.0", Krakow Photomonth, curated by Der Greif, Krakow, Poland

2016 / "Back to Athens",  curated by Maria Xypolopoulou, multiple venues at Exarchia, Athens, Greece

 

2015 / "Athens Biennale 5to6", curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou & Poka-Yio, Bageion hotel, Athens, Greece

2015 / "5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art", Depression Era, curated by Katerina Gregos, Thessaloniki, Greece

2015 / "Give a gift", curated by Nina Kassianou, Eikastikos Kiklos, Athens, Greece

 

2014 / "Depression Era", Benaki museum, Athens, Greece

2014 / "Depression Era",  Mois de la photo, Central Dupon, Paris, France

2014 / "Depression Era Project" European Month of Photography, Fotóhónap, Budapest, Hungary

2014 / "Depression Era", Fotoistabul, Istanbul, Turkey

2014 / "Studios", curated by Christina Dilari, Yalena Kleidara, Iphigeneia Papamikroulea, metamatic : taf, Athens, Greece

2014 / "Wear and Tear(?)",  curated by Vana Verroiopoulou, metamatic : taf, Athens, Greece

2014 / "Biennale of Schools of Fine Arts of Greece", B & M Theocharakis foundation, Athens, Greece

 

 awards

2014 / Praise at 7th Biennale of students of Schools of Fine Arts of Greece