Biography

YANNA KALI

Born in Athens Greece in 1981. Lives and works in Athens, Thessaloniki, Rethymno Greece

yanna.kali@hotmail.com

info@londoncontemporaryart.co.uk, tel: 020 7580 2118, http://www.londoncontemporaryart.co.uk

 

STUDIES

2007    Graduated, School of Fine Arts, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki                              (8.81-excellent) 

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

2014    Zina Athanassiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece (cataloge                                          published)

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020     The PikUp Community, Casa Bianca, Thessaloniki, GR

2019     The Traces of a Life, The House of Culture, Rethymno / Crete, GR

               London Contemporary Art Prize 2019, LCA Gallery, London, UK

               Emozioni il Mostra, Castel Dell’Ovo, Napoli, Italy

               RomaRooms Art Fair, International Contemporary Art Fair For                                     Independent Artists, The Church Palace Hotel, Rome, Italy

               Prossalendi’s “Britannia”, Contemporary Art Museum Olivpress,                                   Crete, Greece

               Paidiothen, Center of Architectural of Mediterranean, Chania,                                       Greece

2018     ReFest, Contemporary Art of New Media & Creativity in                                                       Education, Museum of Contemporary Art, Crete, Greece

               Prossalendi’ s ”Britannia”, Ionian Academy, Corfu, Greece                                               (catalogue published)

               7th International Latgale Graphic Symposium (Residency                                                 programme), Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, Latvia                                              (catalogue published)

                12th AudioVisual Festival, Old Fortress, Corfu, Greece

                Eneken, Multicultural Space Eneken, Thessaloniki, Greece

2017      Life after Death, Cyprus Studies Society, Nicosia, Cyprus (catalogue                           published)

                Life after Death, European Cultural capital, Pafos, Cyprus                                               (catalogue published)

               So Greek So Contemporary, Municipal art space, Paros, Greece

               Open September, Vault Theater Plus, Athens, Greece

               Mail Art, Margaris Foundation, Amfilochia, Greece

               Art Athina, International Art Fair, Olympic Stadium TAEKWONDO,                             Zina Athanassiadou Gallery, Athens, Greece (catalogue                                                     published)

2016    Derwent Art Prize, Mall Gallery, London, UK (catalogue published)

               Re-Culture, Skagiopoulio Center, Patra, Greece

               Artercitya, Goethe Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece

               Art-Athina, International Art Fair, Zina athanassiadou Gallery,                                   Athens, Greece. (catalogue)

2015    Art-Athina, International Art Fair, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery,                                    Athens, Greece. (catalogue)

2014    Art-Athina, International Art Fair, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery,                                    Athens, Greece. (catalogue)

               A / for Art, Warehouse C’ port of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2013    25 collaborators, The Met Hotel, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery,                                          Thessaloniki, Greece

2012    Anakata, Pavlos Melas Military Camp, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery,                            Thessaloniki, Greece (catalogue)

               Art is Hard, Old Railway Station Athens – Peloponnese, Athens,                                   Greece.

               1000+1 Heartfelt Acts, Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki,                             Greece.

               Art is hard, Harbor Warehouse 7, Thessaloniki Port, Thessaloniki,                               Greece.

2011     Symviosis?, 15th Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the                                 Mediterranean, Thessaloniki, Greece – Rome, Italy (catalogue)

               Art-Athina, International Art Fair, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery,                                   Athens, Greece. (catalogue)

              Demo #2, Dynamo Project Space, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2010    Gallery Young, Kodra’10, exhibition centre Kodra, Zina                                                       Athanassiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece. (catalogue)

              Pictor, Kodra’10, exhibition centre Kodra, Thessaloniki, Greece.                                   (catalogue)

               Ofthalmofanes (Obvious), Technopolis Gazi exhibition centre,                                       Athens, Greece.

               Art-Athina, International Art Fair, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery,                                   Athens, Greece. (catalogue)

               Ladies, Cultural centre of the Municipality of Korydallos, Athens,                               Greece.

               Demo #1, Dynamo Project Space, Thessaloniki, Greece.

               Contemporary Greek Painting, The next generation, Vafopouleio                                     cultural centre, George Kitis Collection, Thessaloniki, Greece.                                      (catalogue)

2009    Young Artists, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.                                 (catalogue)

                Kodra Fresh 09, exhibition centre Kodra, Thessaloniki, Greece.                                     (catalogue)

                Young artists’ exhibition – 2009 Awards, Municipal Gallery of                                        Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

2008    I Create, therefore I Am, Centre of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki,                             Greece. (catalogue)

2007    Wo(+)Man, exhibition centre of Aristotle University of                                                       Thessaloniki, Greece. (catalogue)

               Rooms to Let, exhibition centre Kodra, Thessaloniki, Greece.                                         (catalogue)

               Graduates Exhibition 2006-2007, Macedonian Museum of                                               Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece. (catalogue)

2006    Co-existence, Zina Athanassiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2001     Student grant, House of Culture, Belgrade, Serbia.

 

PERFORMANCE

2012    Synergy: Human salvation as a result of cooperation between           Providence and human freedom.

On Thursday the 14th of June 2012, a performance took place titled               “Synergism” outside the cathedral of Saint Sofia in Thessaloniki, Greece. It was an interactive play triggered by the current sociopolitical reality of Greece. It lasted for 2 hours.

 

 AWARDS

2012    2nd Prize, Non-Governmental Foundation ARSIS and A.D.N.M.T.       (Association of Daily Newspapers of Macedonia and Thrace)

2009    Award from the University of Ioannina.

2008    Award from Yannis and Zoi Spiropoulos Foundation.

 

COLLABORATIONS

2018   The Sounds of the Colours (concert), lighting design and projection at the outer space of the museum, Paleontological Museum of Rethymnon, Crete.

2012    Editing the cover for the novel “Christ is recrucified” by Nikos         Kazantzakis, VIMA Newspaper publications.

 

INTERVIEWS

2013    ATHENS VOICE (electronic), by Marina Athanasiadou.

2013    ENEKEN (Issue 23rd January-February-March 2012), by George       Giannopoulos.

2009   TA NEA newspaper “I live in Thessaloniki”, by Lena Evangelou.

2009   TAHIDROMOS magazine, by Georgia Georgakaratou.




 

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