Born in 1979

in

Thessaloniki,

where he

lives

and works.

Dimitris Ameladiotis is a co-founding member of the art-action group KangarooCourt with Simos Beis, Filippos Gountzos, Elena Koukoli, Iordanis Papadopoulos, Nana Sachini and Ioanna Stratoglou. Also, he is a co-founding member of the group PalAmea (ΠαλΑμέΑ) with George Paliatsios.

 

 

STUDIES

 

2006–2008

Master & PgDip in Fine Arts at Chelsea College of Arts & Design, London (UK) — (Michelis Cultural Foundation Scholarship)

 

2001–2002

Erasmus Programme (Painting) Course of Fine Arts at Koninkijke Academy of Audiovisual Arts, Ghent

1998–2004

Bachelor in Visual & Applied Arts (Painting) Course of Fine Arts School of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS/PERFORMANCES

2017

  • Allowing Unpleasant States, curated by Thalea Stefanidou, Lola Nikolaou Art Gallery, Thessaloniki

  • A small ad of one and (τσόμβος=toust / φθόγγος=touch), solo performance, part of the Ex-pats exhibition (Despoina Meimaroglou / Eleni Mylona), curated by Apostolis Artinos, Alex Mylona Museum, Athens

 

2016

  • Mole, solo performance, directed by Giorgos Efthimiou, part of the Playing in the Block of Flats festival, Chimeres Project — artist run space, Athens

  • Knock on Wood, two-person show (with Mikala Valeur), performance by Dimitris Ameladiotis , Mikala Valeur & Kristian Tangvik (sound of video and performance edited by Kristian Tangvik), curated by Augusta Atla, Atelier Athenes / MACA, Athens

 

2014

I would not like this show to exist with any name!, Elika Gallery, Athens

 

2012

Monthly Vitrina Presentation, Openshow studio, Athens

 

2011

Untitled, Elika Gallery, Athens

2007

Out of Context, Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, Thessaloniki

2003

Dodo, Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, Thessaloniki

PARALLEL EXHIBITIONS/PERFORMANCES

2015

Lola Nikolaou Art Gallery, Thessaloniki, three-person show (with Virginia Mastrogiannaki and Fotios Balas)

2014

Noetics, five parallel shows (with Bob van de Putte, Jeroen Frateur, Sacha Eckes and Joop Stoop ), Croxhapox Art Space in Ghent

 

2012

Ein Augenblick, four-person show (with Nikos Aslanidis, Alkis Boutlis and Anastasis Stratakis), curated by Apostolos Palavrakis, Beck & Eggeling Gallery, Dusseldorf

2004

Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, Thessaloniki, three person show (with Stelios Avgeris and Babis Venetopoulos)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

  • The Right to be Human, curated by Thalia Vrachopoulos and Harry Savopoulos, Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki (under the aegis of the State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki and Fine Arts School of Thessaloniki)

  • Asthenia #04 — online space, curated by Amalia Vekri, part of the fourth issue’s parallel presentations

 

2016

 

  • Aris Stoidis collection, curated by Maria Kenanidou, Art Thessaloniki, HelexpoCollector’s Eye

  • CHALKY SOIL & THE UNEXPECTED BUGS  / Art Accommodation, organized by Gritli Faulhaber and Benedikt Bock, Vrasna

  • The Equilibrists, curated by Gary Carrion-Murayari and Helga Christoffersen with Massimiliano Gioni, Benaki Museum, Athens, organised by DESTE Foundation, Athens and New Museum, New York

  • Mind the Gap, Action Field Kodra, curated by Maria Kenanidou, Yanna Kali and Georgia Kourkounaki, Thessaloniki

  • Blackbox: The Intermediate Stages,curated by Nora Wagner and Romain Simian,with the support of Casino Luxembourg and Nomad Workshop, Luxembourg

  • REM-Brand Name / The originality of the Artist, Lola Nikolaou Art Gallery, Thessaloniki

  • With the absolutely necessary — Blank Routes, curated by En Flo and the Visual & Applied Arts departments of the Fine Arts  Faculty of the Western Macedonia University, in collaboration with Horizon of Events (Orizontes Gegononton), Poeta — art cafe bar, Thessaloniki / Museum of Modern Art, Florina

  • The image infinitives, curated by Harry Savvopoulos, Open Lab Art, HELEXPO, Thessaloniki

  • Abt Forms, curated by Savvas Christodoulides, Art Seen – Contemporary Projects & Editions, Nicosia

  • The times of Innocence, curated by Eleni Riga, under the aegis of καμπινκelefthero@Θάλειας 3 & dnd company,Thessaloniki

  • Birth of Coexistence, curated by tHara Piperidou, Hellenic American Union, Athens

 

2015

  • We shall fight on the beaches, concept by Amalia Vekri and Antigone Theodorou, ASTHENIA fanzine, 2nd issue presentation, Romantso space, Athens

  • KENOPHOBIA, CAN Christina Androulidaki Gallery, Athens

  • Pala fruits, curated by Zona Dynamic, Plateau Gallery, Greenhouse, Berlin

  • Creative Stereotypes, curated by Vasilis Zografos, Cultural Foundation of the National Bank, Thessaloniki, parallel programme of the 5th Thessaloniki Bienalle of Contemporary Art

 

2014

  • Artissima (with Elika gallery, Athens), Torino

  • The minimum structure, curated by Apostolis Artinos, Romantso, Athens

  • Art Athina (with Elika gallery, Athens), Athens

2013

  • 123b4, curated by Theodore Markoglou and Areti Leopoulou, State Museum of Contemporary Art ,Thessaloniki

  • Art Athina (with Elika gallery, Athens and Donopoulos IFA, Thessaloniki), Athens

 

2012

  • The space between, curated by Apostolos Palavrakis, Donopoulos IFA, Thessaloniki

  • Cultural Liric from Cappadokia, under the aegis of the 2nd Izmir Art Bianel (IZMIR Bienalle of Art) ,Izmir

  • Things,curated by Irini Bachlitzanaki, TAF, Athens

 

2011

  • Actions By Heart, curated by Theofanis Nouskas and Elli Chrysidou, Moni Lazariston Festival, Thessaloniki

  • Domino, 3rd Workshop of the parrallel programme of the 3rd Thessaloniki Bienalle of Contemporary Art, curated by Areti Leopoulou and Theodore Markoglou, former military barracks of Pavlos Melas, Thessaloniki

  • 98Weeks Projects, curated by the Platform Transtlation and Machita El Bacha Urieta, 3rd Thessaloniki Bienalle of Contemporary Art, Bei Hamam, Thessaloniki

  • Non-Existent Hand, curated by Kostas Sahpazis in the hotel Galini, Re-Map 3, Athens

  • Traveling Books, curated by Platform Transtlation and 98Weeks Projects, 98Weeks Projects’ art space, Beirut

  • Agora – Film Market, projection of the action Peri Peripterou (About the Kiosk) Project as a short film, under the aegis of the 13th Documentary Festival of Thessaloniki, Electra Pallace Hotel, Thessaloniki

 

2010

  • 10 summer 10 artists, Elika gallery, Athens

  • Shorft Film Festival, promotion of the action Peri Peripterou (About the Kiosk) Project as a short film, 2nd Panhellenic Psychiatric Conference, under aegis of the Greek Ministry off Health, Agricultural School, Chania

  • Art Athina (with Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, Thessaloniki), Athens

  • Young Artists From Thessaloniki, Ikastikos Kyklos gallery, Athens

  • George Kitis’ Collection, Vafopouleio Foundation, Thessaloniki

 

2009

Recycle (Anacyclosis), curated by Iris Kritikou, Melina Cultural Centre, Athens

 

2008

  • Transleat me, curated by Zoi Papa & Platform Transtlation, 48 Aeolou St,, Athens

  • Summer Donopoulos’ Collection, Donopoulos IFA, Thessaloniki.

  • Final Show of Chelsea College MA graduated students, Chelsea Gallery, London

  • Digital Romance, Aris Stoidis Collection, Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, under the aegis of Reworks Festival, Thessaloniki

  • Scissors, stone, paper, RKB gallery, London

  • Condensation 1, Decima Gallery, London

  • nearly me, nearly ready, nearly show, Chelsea Space, London

2007

  • Free Aessociations, Chelsea Space, London

  • Art Athina (with Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, Thessaloniki), Athens

  • The Golden Age, curated by Kornoranos, A. Antonopoulou Gallery, Athens

  • Between Sky and Land, curated by Aris Stoidis, Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, Thessaloniki

 

2005

Art Athina (with Tsatsis Projects / Artforum, Thessaloniki), Athens

 

2004

  • Action Field Kodra, curated by artbox, Thessaloniki

  • Final Show of Aristotle University Fine Art School of graduated students, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

  • Visual artists grope the cinema, I. Fokas & V. Pliarides Workshop, Thessaloniki Museum of Cinema / Hellenic Cultural Foundation in Berlin

  • Visual meeting of artists, curated by Μanos Stefanidis and Harry Savvopoulos, Municipal hall, Cassiopi, Corfu

  • Action Field Kodra, curated byTinT Gallery, Thessaloniki

 

2003

Group Presentation of I. Fokas Workshop, Fine Arts School of the Aristotle University, Marine Museum, Simi Festival, Simi

 

2002

1st Ceremony Anniversary of the CITY magazine, Mylos, Thessaloniki

 

2000

For Hope, Paratiritis Gallery, Thessaloniki

 

 

RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS

2013

  • Education workshop on the Pre-Texts, collecting and manipulating materials in relation to ancient Greek drama Prometheus Bound (Aeschylus), held by the professor of English Literature Doris Somer, conference on international opportunities in the arts, presented by TransCultural Exchange,Harvard University, Boston

  • When the time stopped, curated by Theatro Anapoda, Festival of European days of cultural heritage, under the aegis of the Minister of Culture, Old Muslim School, Old Town of Rhodes

  • 10th International Art Residence — Symposium in Cappadokia, curated by Karlikevi, Karlikevi Hotel, Kayseri

 

2011

  • Domino, curated by Areti Leopoulou and Theodore Markoglou, 3rd Workshop of the 3rd Thessaloniki Bienalle of Contemporary Art, former militar barracks of Pavlos Melas, Thessaloniki

  • Nexus Documents Project, photo documentation of the in situ artworks production, under the aegis of the 3rd Transcultural Exchance Organization of Arts Conference, Nexus House, Boston / Here, There &  Everywhere Project / The Art of Collaboration, curated by Mary Sherman, Omni Parker Hotel

2009

Nexus Machine Shop Project, in situ artworks production in a mechanical room, under the aegis of the 2nd Transcultural Exchance Organization of Arts Conference, Nexus House, Boston

Cottage Project I, in situ artworks production in a country place, Hovikartanon Art Residence, Summelina

 

2006

Art Karlikevi Residency, Karlikevi Hotel, Caesareia

 

2005

nternational Art Quaranteen Symposium, Urla Quaranteen Campus, Izmir

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2017

  • How I ate my house, directed by Giorgos Efthimiou, curated by BBQ collective, 3rd Performance Festival of ASFA (Fine Arts School of Athens)

  • Gata Bastouni, directed by Giorgos Efthimiou, Vafeio theater

2016

  • Blackbox: The Intermediate Stages, curated by Nora Wagner and Romain Simian, with the support of Casino Luxembourg and Nomad Workshop, Luxembourg

  • Καθ’ οδόν… (On the road…) (PalAmeA), a visual collaborative intervention in the Cave of Everything ( Σπήλαιο του Παντός ), part of the Museum of the Openess, an initiative of the 3rd Studio (supervisor prof. Harris Kondosphyris) of the Visual & Applied Arts department of the Fine Arts  Faculty of the Western Macedonia University

  • Kangaroo Care: The worst case scenario — a survival handbook (KangarooCourt), 1st Performance guerrilla Biennial, Athens

  • Kangaroo Care: The worst case scenario — a survival handbook (KangarooCourt), Art Athina, Platforms Project, Athens

  • With the absolutely necessary — Blank Routes, curated by the art team En Flo and the Visual  & Applied Arts departments of the Fine Arts  Faculty of the Western Macedonia University, in collaboration with Horizon of Events  (Orizontes Gegononton), Art Athina, Platforms Project, Athens

  • Apo Kreas (TheatroAnapoda),Polytechnon Art Space, Corfu

 

2015

  • Is all about nutralization? (with Giorgos Gerontides), Pala Fruits _ Hierarchy of Perception, curated by Zona Dynamic, Plateau Gallery, Greenhouse Berlin, Neukölln

  • OWOP #1 — The fence is at the end of the garden, while the passerby asks to know what that is (with Giorgos Gerontides), curated by Zona Dynamic, Berlin

  • The Nomad workshop, Athens

2014

  • Personalive (KangarooCourt), curated by Theodoros  Zafeiropoulos, The Symptom Projects, former hospital of Amfissa, Amfissa

  • A Collection Multi-sensory workshop for visitors with visual impairment or blindness, invited by Fotis Flevotomos and Fotis Sagonas, Visitors’ Center of Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Athens

  • Σχέσεις Εμπιστοσύνης (with En Flo), Open Museums Nights 2014, Historical Archive of the National Bank, Athens

  • The Vitrine, the Cabinet of Curiosities (with Giorgos Gerontides), La Strata pub, Thessaloniki

 

2013

  • Aglaia Project, PalAmeA call BBC (PalAmeA), In the Kitchen of Aglaia tavern, Thessaloniki

  • The right to spring (KangarooCourt), curated by Artemis Potamianou, ArtAthina, Platforms Project, Athens

 

2012

  • Κilise o tezeris kai vrike to kapaki (workshop with Vasilis Hatzopoulos), Atelier Pirinas, 1rst Creative Walk Festival of Thessaloniki, organized by Dynamo Project Space and the Creative Platform Company, Thessaloniki

  • Retrospective (KangarooCourt), works’ documents presentation, curated by Marina Fokidis, Eleanna Papathanasiadou and Angeliki Rousou, Kunshalle Athena, Athens

  • Systems (KangarooCourt), CAMP,Athens

  • Variations on joy or Modulation on Koolhass’ proposal for a new european flag (KangarooCourt), OpenShowStudio, Athens

 

2011

  • Little Bunny (KangarooCourt), re-activation of Empros theatre from Kinisi Mavili, Athens

  • PechaKuchaNight, curated by Thouli Mirsiloglou, Hotel Ariston, parallel programme of the 15th Bienalle of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterrenean, Thessaloniki

  • Poster Group (KangarooCourt), curated by Theofilos Tramboulis, Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki

 

2010

  • MeloDrama-Thes Project (KangarooCourt), Thessaloniki

  • Cottage Project II (with Eleni Theofylaktou), Hovikartanon Art Residence, Summelina

  • Peri Peripterou (About the Kiosk) Project (with Giorgos Paliatsios), with the support of the Center of Contemporary Art  of Thessaloniki, parallel programme of the 50th International Film Festival of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki

2007

Camberwell Dance (with Ope Sarah Lori), London

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