Anthoula Lelekidis is a first-generation Greek-American lens-based artist who works with photography, photographic collage, and mixed media who practices in New York. Her work navigates themes of personal memory, loss, migration, and the inability to create new memories.
We had the opportunity to interview Lelekidis. Read the full discussion below!
A taste of the current Greek Art scene from your home.
We wanted to share some creative initiatives, talks and exhibitions from the [art] front in Greece.
Helene Pavlopoulou is an Athens-based artist whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional perceptions of painting. On Peri-Tecnes we love to explore work by artists who are redefining their primary medium. Pavlopoulou’s paintings create spaces where past and present commune in front of the eyes of the viewers, beckoning them to enter their fictive space. […]
This past March, on the weeks surrounding Greek Independence Day, we were called in to install the first solo exhibition in New York of the artist Giorgos Taxidis that I curated. It was an immense honor and a great adventure. Below, I share more information, photos and a video of this show, that we are […]
I came across the work of Ioanna Kythreotou from the group exhibition Sender/Recipient at the House of Cyprus in New York in the summer of 2017. Ioanna lives and works in beautiful, sunny Cyprus. She is among the contemporary artists who are proving painting is far from outdated or outlived. Her work pushes the boundaries […]
Have you ever walked into a gallery, and upon encountering a work, you got a sense of déjà vu? You see, like many others working in the art field, I have a habit of going about, visiting museums and galleries. This, in turn, leads to the semi-obsessive researching of artists whose works I am less familiar […]
This summer I visited documenta 14 in Athens. It was the first year this influential art fair extended beyond the boundaries of Kassel to include Greece. I felt especially lucky that it coincided my first trip back since I moved to New York. The famous quinquennial art fair this year, regardless of how highly anticipated […]
Living and working in the art field for a number of years now, it has become apparent that there is a gap in awareness around the vibrant and bustling contemporary Greek art scene. So, in the aftermath of Documenta 14, Athens, I would like to create a series of profiles on modern and contemporary Greek […]