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b.1978, Athens

E-mail: antonakisc@gmail.com
Mobile: +306944875346
Address: Kafkasou 108, 11361, Athens
Website: www.antonakis.studio

EDUCATION
2004 - 2006 Master of Fine Art in Fine Art Media, The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, UK
1998 - 2004 Bachelor in Painting, Athens School of Fine Art, Greece

AWARDS & GRANTS
2005
Slade School Prize

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
Blue Rooms That Make A Case For The Serene Shade, New Court Gallery, Repton School, Derbyshire
Οbjects from the poet’s room, Cycladic Cafe Art Project, curated by Aphrodite Gonou and Atalanti Martinou, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens
2017
Release The Kraken, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
2015
There Is No Place Like LA (online project), MaidenLA, Los Angeles
Two Johns (duo show with David Sabethai), Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
2013
Too Cool For School, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
2012
Rethymno – Los Angeles 11391.480 km, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete
A Talent For Trouble, curated by Dora Economou, Loraini Alimantiri Gazonrouge Gallery, Athens
2011
You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (duo show with Konstantin Kakanias), Remap 3, Athens
Introducing Silver, curated by Aliki Panagiotopoulou, six d.o.g.s. project space, Athens
2004
Pediments, Loraini Alimantiri Gazonrouge Gallery, Athens
2003
A Smile in Electra (20 Rooms 2003), curated by Maria Maragou, St George Lycabettus / Kappatos Gallery, Athens

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021
Bodies in Motion, curated by Odette Kouzou, Alkinois 6, Athens
Mötley Crëw, curated by Margarita Myrogianni, Triantaros Primary School, Tinos
Reclaiming, The Edit Gallery, Limassol
Art on Boards / The Skate Project, The Skateroom, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens
The Right to Breathe, Greece in USAUndercurrent, New York
Studio Encounters, curated by Odette Kouzou, Amphicar Studio, Athens
2020
TAR Exhibition at Koufonisia, curated by Danai Giannoglou, Koufonisi
2019
On the edge of the Blade we run, curated by Alexandros Tzannis and Odette Kouzou, Plyfa Factory, Athens
To Trito Mati (The Third Eye), curated by Jonathan Belli, Belli Gallery / Token, New York
Art Barter Athens, curated by Alix Janta and Lauren Jones, Alkinois 6, Athens
Dracula’s Wedding, curated by Charlie Fox, Rodeo, London
The Still-Life Show, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
My Dear Proust / My Sharona, curated by Rallou Panagiotou and Dora Economou, Teleion, Athens
Make a Splash, Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens
2018
Ceramics, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
Privilege, curated by Chrysanthi Koumianaki, Monitor Fest 2018, Crete
The Poetry of Memory, curated by Eleftherios Ikonomou, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete
Desired Landscapes, Vessel, Athens
2017
1 + 9, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
Trans-allegoria // in between words, visuals and their opposites II, curated by Lydia Andrioti, Mykonos Bienalle & IFAC Athina, Athens 
The Library Show, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
Under the spell of Greek costume (contemporary creations animate The Benaki Museum Collection), curated by Paul Thanopoulos, Costa Navarino, Messinia
The Veterans, Dio Horia, Mykonos
Present (DaDa Da Academy), curated by Panos Papadopoulos, IFAC Athina, Athens
2016
love;honey;pheromones;, curated by Rallou Panagiotou, Dio Horia, Mykonos
Multiples, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
Modular Modules Mode, curated by Alexios Papazacharias, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
Asthenia #3, curated by Amalia Vekri, Romantso, Athens
2015
Gardens in Progress, curated by Stavia Grimani, Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens
Kenophobia, CAN Christina Androulidaki Galery, Athens
Tools (Routes in Marpisa 2015), curated by Despina Zefkili and 3 137, Paros
the VELVET Invention [in search of the anti-giraffe: 10 years and counting] (TEN YEARS VELVET FESTIVAL), curated by Nadja Argyropoulou, Romantso, Athens
Asthenia #2, curated by Amalia Vekri, Romantso, Athens
2014
Hang ‘Em High #1, curated by Lakis & Aris Ionas / The Callas, Velvet Room, Athens
Summer Show, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Athens
2013
Αναφορά στον Νίκο Καζαντζάκη (Reference to Nikos Kazantzakis), Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete
Κυψέλη (Kypseli), curated by Dora Economou, ReMap 4, Athens
Civilisation (genres and cases), curated by Alexios Papazacharias, metamatic:taf, Athens
Lustlands, vol.II – On The Great Eastern (after Andreas Embiricos), curated by Nadja Argyropoulou and Lakis & Aris Ionas / The Callas, Thermissia Argolidas
Ημίχρονο (Half-time), curated by Alexios Papazacharias and Denys Zacharopoulos, Alekos Kontopoulos Museum, Athens
4daysstand Queer Festival, Occupied Theatre Embros, Athens
Κατακτήριες (Class Exams), curated by Dora Economou, Occupied Theatre Embros, Athens
Tarot will teach you/Burn your money, curated by Amalia Vekri, Frown, Athens
Το Πρόσωπο της Ελπίδας (The Face of Hope), curated by Andrea Gilbert, Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens
2012
Berlin Kreuzberg Biennale / The Greek pavilion / Evil, curated by Jannis Varelas, Open Museum / Galerie der Gegenwart / Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Pallais de Tokyo, Paris
On being Sane in Sunny Places (Adolescent Athenian Absurdists), Panke, Berlin
Petrosphere #2, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Glasgow
High Tech - Low Life, Stigma Lab, Athens
2011
Petrosphere, ReMap 3, Athens
Help Earth, International Festival for Photography III, Gallery Lang, Seoul
Artists Against Homophobia, Red House Center for Culture and Discussion, Sofia
Artists for Athens Pride III, curated by Andrea Gilbert, The Breeder, Athens2010
New Life (a flat warming show), curated by Rallou Panagiotou and Rhianna Turnbull, Glasgow
Photo Speaks, International Festival for Photography, Gallery Lang, Seoul
I like to be Adorned, curated by Maria Maragou, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete
The Last Book, curated by Luis Camnitzer, National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires / Zentral Bibliothek , Zurich / New York Public Library, New York
2009
The Sneeze Art Fair, curated by Sarbit Girn (Artbelowzero), The Westbourne Studios, London
I like to be Adorned, curated by Maria Maragou, The House of Cyprus, Athens
Rooms 2009 (guest appearance), curated by Maria Maragou, St George Lycabettus/Kappatos Gallery, Athens,
Culture Industry, Folklore and Clishes at VOX, curated by Lydia Andrioti and Yannis Arvanitis, Athens
In Between Two Centuries, curated by Maria Maragou, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Crete
Artists for Athens Pride, curated by Andrea Gilbert, The Breeder, Athens
2008
Apply Softly, curated by Despina Stokou, Preview Berlin
Capsula, curated by Polina Kyritsopoulou, Berlin
Donna Martin Graduates!, Exerevnitis, Athens
MI2, curated by Konstantinos Dagritzikos, _ _ exhibition space, Athens
One Eighth Moon Festival, curated by Piper Mavis and Sunee Markosov, 76 Kingsland Road Space, London
2007
Banal Circus, curated by Anne-Laure Ponsin, Novas Contemporary Urban Centre, London
666, Curated by Thodoris Colovos, _ _ exhibition space, Athens
2006
Terror?, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco
Land(e)scape, curated by Sarbit Girn (Artbelowzero), The Westbourne Studios, London
2005
New work by Graduates Students, curated by James Roberts, The Slade School of Fine Art, Woburn Square Building, London
Other voices, other rooms, curated by Daphne Vitali and Alessandro Riva, Catania Arte Fiera, Sicely
ProTaseis, version IV: 935 m², curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou and Augistine Zenakos, Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki
Dialogues II, curated by: Sophia Tournikioti & Maria-Thalia Carras & Alkistis Poulopoulou, Amore Theatre, Athens
Five days of video art, curated by Rena Papaspyrou, Yorgos Houliaras, Zafos Xagoraris and Yannis Melanitis, Athens School of Fine Art, Athens
2004
The majorette-respective, curated by Darling Women, 291 Gallery, London
Life with the Beasts, curated by Christoforos Marinos, Vavel, Athens
2002
Two thousand two, curated by Manolis Babousis, Athens School of Fine Art, Athens
2001
Between others, curated by Manolis Babousis, Athens School of Fine Art, Athens

SCREENINGS
2019
Flaneur Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
2010
Mixed & Mastered: Greek Video Art from the 00s, curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou and Christoforos Marinos, Centre for Visual Introspection, Bucharest
2007
Radiations, curated by Rallou Panagiotou, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
Open Air Screening Room, ReMapKM, Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens
Contemporary Traditions, curated by Chloe Vaitsos, Mikrokosmos, Athens

READINGS
2015
Athenian Nights, organised by Βarbara Polla, Elli Paxinou and Maro Michalakakos, State of Concept, Athens
2012
Closet #4, curated by Antonis Katsouris, Andreas Melas & Helena Papadopoulos, Athens

RESIDENCIES
2019
Dialogue, Tryfon Art Residency, Molyvos

CURATORIALS
2018
Under the paving stones, Snehta Residency, Athens
2016
On Elite Now, Kypseli Municipal Market, Athens
2015
Dimitris Liossis - Redefining Transitions, Sarri 12, Athens
2014
You Win Some You Lose Some, Sarri 12, Athens
Nar - I am not here to entertain you, Sarri 12, Athens
Loaf - I love my monsters, Sarri 12, Athens
2008
Donna Martin Graduates!, Exerevnitis, Athens

WORKSHOPS
2017
Ciara Phillips. Yours and Mine is Ours, The Benaki Museum, Athens
2016
What is home for you, collaborative workshop with psychologist Eva Papastergiou and artist Kyriaki Arkouli, Kypseli Municipal Market, Athens

COMMISSIONS
2021
sign for Loggia Wine Bar, Sifnos

Waterbags, (design for a Waterbag commissioned by Agoni Grammi Gonimi), Athens
Antonakis x Sun of a Beach (design for a beach towel), Athens
2020
Waterbags, (design for a Waterbag commissioned by Agoni Grammi Gonimi), Athens
Watermask by Waterbags (design for Agoni Grammi Gonimi), Athens
2019
Waterbags, (design for a Waterbag commissioned by Agoni Grammi Gonimi), Athens
Make a Splash (design for a limited edition beach towel for Sun of a Beach), Athens
2018
Karavaki, artwork for Christmas card for Minerva Marine Inc., Athens
2016
FUN, collaborative mural with ThisIsOpium (Alexandros Simopoulos), six d.o.g.s., Athens
2010
Savoir Vivre for children (illustrations for Christos's Zampounis book), Ferenilki Publications, Athens

OTHER PROJECTS
2020
The Prince and the Emperor (Radio show with Augustus Veinoglou) F.A.R. RADIΟ (Temporary Radio Station), 3 137, Athens 
Greenhorn, artwork for Xoan album cover, Athens
Οι δεξιόχειρες της μοναξιάς (the right-handers of loneliness), artwork for George Efstathiou book, Odos Panos Publications, Athens
2019
Flat Eye, art project for Myrogianni Jewellery, Athens
2017
Σκιές (Shadows), artwork for Manolis Christodoulou book, Odos Panos Publications, Athens
2016
Η τρυφερότητα των άκρων (the tenderness of the edges), artwork for George Efstathiou book, Odos Panos Publications, Athens
2014
The Vicious Circle (Radio show with Alexandros Simopoulos and Cacao Rocks), Babylon Radio, 3 137, Athens
2011
Φίλα με παντού (Kiss me everywhere), campaign for Athens Pride, Athens
2010
Είμαστε Παντού (We are everywhere), campaign for Athens Pride, Athens

CATALOGUES
2019
The Poetry of Memory, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete
2013
Το Πρόσωπο της Ελπίδας (The Face of Hope), Futura Publications, Athens
“Αναφορά” στη ζωή και το έργο του Νίκου Καζαντζάκη (Reference to Nikos Kazantzakis), Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete
2011
Help Earth, International Photo Festival, Seoul
2010
Photo Speaks 2010, The Society of Korean Photography, Seoul
I like to be Adorned, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete
2009
Culture Industry, Folklore and Cliches at VOX, Athens
Rooms, Athens
2008
Preview Berlin 08, Berlin
Capsula, Kunst Auf Radern, Berlin
2005
Altre voci altre stanze, Sicily
Action Field Kodra-05 (5th visual arts festival), Thessaloniki
2004
Month of Photography, Athens 2004, Hellenic Centre of Photography, Athens
Δοκιμές IV, Διάλογοι ΙΙ, (Rehearsals IV, Dialogues II), Notos Theatre, Athens
2003
20 Rooms 2003, Athens

PUBLICATIONS
2018
5 LA stories, Desired Landscapes, issue #1, Athens
2016
Asthenia #3, Athens
2015
Asthenia #2, Athens
2014
Κυψέλη (Kypseli), issue #6, Athens
LUST Project: Men, The Unsung Heroes of Pornography, LUST magazine issue #13, Athens
Bebabebo issue #6, Athens
Greece: Traces of today, Imago Mundi (Luciano Benetton Collection), curated by Polina Kosmadaki and Natasha Karagelou, Fabrica, Italy
2013
Κυψέλη (Kypseli), issue #5, Athens
Κυψέλη (Kypseli), issue #4, Athens
Κυψέλη (Kypseli), issue #3, Athens 
Κυψέλη (Kypseli), issue #2, Athens
Κυψέλη (Kypseli), issue #1, Athens
2012
bdk, issue #1, edited by bijoux de kant
2010
Rubric Journal issue #3, Rubric:Document
2009
Lively Presence, editorial project, Instituto Divorciado, Porto Alegre & Sandiago de Chile
Rubric Journal issue #2, Rubric:Grid
2005
"Curating": Απόψεις για την επιμελητική δράση, 9+1 α-πραγματοποιήτα προτζεκτ (Issues of curating, 9+1 un-realized curatorial projects), GAP files # 1, Futura Publications, Athens

ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS, REVIEWS
2021
Η ιστορία της αδικημένης ηρωίδας ξαναγράφεται (The story of the wronged heroine is being rewritten) text by Louiza Louis, Kathimerini (7/7/2021), Cyprus 
Η ομαδική έκθεση «Reclaiming» στην Edit Gallery (Group exhibition "Reclaiming" at Edit Gallery), Kathimerini (9/6 /2021), Cyprus
2019
Purple Diary: Purple Art, Dracula's Wedding (15/7/2019)
DRACULA’S WEDDING AT RODEO / LONDON, Daily Lazy, Berlin
Antonakis for ΒΗΜagazino, issue 108, September 2019, Athens
2017
Ένας φούξια μοντερνισμός (A Fuchsia Modernism), review by Dimitris Athinakis, Kathimerini (22/10/2017), Athens
To βιβλίο ως ολιστική εμπειρία (book as a holistic experience), text by Dimitris Athinakis, Kathimerini (21/5/2017), Athens
The  Face: Antonakis Releases the Kraken, Lifo issue 539, Athens
Ο Αντωνάκης Χριστοδούλου επιστρέφει με την έκθεση “Release The Kraken” (Antonakis Christodoulou returns with the show "Release The Kraken") OZON (15/11/2019), Athens
Antonakis at Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery / Athens, Daily Lazy (16/11/2017)
2016
Snack Time with GG (Sofa Snacker: Antonakis), text by Grashina Gabelmann, Sofa Magazine, issue 1, BerlinAthens, Platea, issue 2, Berlin
H Τηλεόραση μέσα μας (TV inside us), Influencers issue 1, Athens
H Δεύτερη Ζωή της Δημοτικής Αγοράς Κυψέλης (The Second Life of Kypseli’s Municipal Market), POPAGANDA (13/11/2016)
Antonakis, interview by Lila Varela, Pezodromio Magazine, issue 25, Karditsa
(Off the Record) Gardens in progress, Madame Figaro Greece (16/2/16), Athens
Σε αυτήν την γκαλερί υπάρχουν κήποι που εξελίσσονται (there are growing gardens inside the gallery), POPAGANDA (19/1/2016)
Meet me in Athens: Antonakis, Madame Figaro Greece (4/1/2016), Athens
2015
in seiner neuesten ausgabe zeigt „flaneur", dass athen mehr ist als griechenlandkrise (in its latest edition, "flaneur" shows that athens is more than the greece crisis), i-D, Vice (17/12/2015), Berlin
Γιατί ένα Γερμανικό περιοδικό αφιερώνει ένα ολόκληρο τεύχος στη Φωκίωνος Νέγρη; (Why does a German magazine dedicate an entire issue to Fokionos Negri?), POPAGANDA (1/12/2015), Athens
Ο Αντωνάκης ζει στη Φωκίωνος Νέγρη, τον ωραιότερο δρόμο της Αθήνας (Antonakis lives in Fokionos Negri, the most beautiful street in Athens) Lifo (19/11/2015), Athens
Ένας κήπος αναπτύσσεται μέσα στην Aίθουσα Tέχνης «Ρεβέκκα Καμχή» (A garden grows inside Rebecca Camchi Gallery) Lifo (11/11/2015), Athens
David Sampethai and Antonakis, Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Review by Stephanie Bailey, Artforum International, Vol. 54 No2, October 2015
Flaneur Magazine, Lifo (25/10/2015), Athens
Antonakis, text by Grashina Gabelmann, Flaneur Magazine, issue 5, Berlin
Antonakis desperately seeks the Punk of Fokionos Negri, Flaneur Magazine issue 5, Berlin
#TWOJOHNS #EXHIBITION BY #DAVIDSAMPETHAI & #ANTONAKIS, A SHADED VIEW ON FASHION (1/7/2015)
Η έκθεση «Two Johns» είναι μία από τις πιο ενδιαφέρουσες της φετινής σεζόν (The "Two Johns" exhibition is one of the most interesting of this season), POPAGANDA (11/6/2015), Athens
TWO JOHNS, interview by Vasso Papagianakopoulou, Madame Figaro Greece, June 2015 issue, Athens
Οι Τζόνηδες πήραν το όπλο τους (The Johns took their gun), BHMagazino issue 762, Athens
2013
Home is where the tart is, Antonakis, Unfollow issue 22, Athens
Too Cool For Art, interview by Yiorgos Pantazopoulos, Kool Magazine issue 10
Exposed: Αντωνάκης Χριστοδούλου, POPAGANDA (18/10/2013), Athens
Too Cool For School, Lifo issue 354, Athens
Match The Tapestry: Too Cool For School, Lifo (28/9/2013)
Cool Art, Metropolis issue 1042, Athens
2012
PETROSPHERE #2, Daily Lazy (20/4/2012)
2011
Ζητήματα Ταυτότητας (Identity issues), text by Maria Maragou, Eleftherotypia (29/1/2011), Athens
Studio visit: Antonakis Christodoulou, Lifo (28/11/2015), Athens
noMIRACLEShere: Antonakis Christodoulou - Introducing Silver, Lifo (1/10/2015)
H δίπλα έκθεση (the exhibition next door), Metropolis issue 92
2010
Λίγα Λόγια Αγάπης (Few Words of Love), Konteiner issue 9, Athens
History Repeating, One Magazine issue 9, Glasgow
Υπερήφανη Τέχνη (Proud Art), Athens Voice issue 331, Athens
2009
Η ανθρώπινη ανάγκη για τα στολίδια, γεννά τέχνη (The human need for ornaments breeds Art), Kathimerini (20/12/2009)
Η γραφειοκρατία και το καμαρίνι της Πέγκυ Ζήνα (On Bureaucracy and Peggy Zina’s dressing room), text by Maria Maragou, Eleftherotypia (13/7/2009), Athens 
Donna Martin Graduates!, Velvet issue 33, Athens
2008
Donna Martin Graduates, Yatzer (4/7/2008)
Atene // Antonakis, GQ Italy, N.103, April 2008
We Love Beverly Hills 90210, Lifo issue 116, Athens
2007
Αν το Ελληνικό Σινεμά ήταν ο John Cassavetes και Αρχαίος Πολιτισμός οι Masters of the Universe (If Greek cinema was John Cassavetes and ancient cultures were The Masters of the Universe), text by Teamstrut, Mother issue 1, Athens
2006
Minotaur and Goathead, Fashionline Magazine issue 1, London
Ο Μινώταυρος και άλλοι μύθοι της νέας χιλιετίας (Minotaur and other myths of the new millennium), Υ.Γ. issue 1, Cyprus
2004
Antonakis Christodoulou, interview by Stathis Panagoulis, Time Out, issue 81, Athens
Ψάχνοντας για Ταλέντα (Looking for Talents), text by Vassilis Doupas, Time Out, issue 63, Athens

PUBLISHED TEXTS
2020
I Can't Breathe, Madame Figaro, Athens
2018
Meet Jack Lawrence // The Sexist Feminist, SOFA III, Berlin
Septimus Warren Smith, Ta Nea (17-18/3/2017), Athens
Γιάννης Μόραλης - πορτρέτο ενός ανθρώπου (Yiannis Moralis - portrait of a man), Lifo issue 572
2015
Visionary Poetry #9: “Οι Δύο Γιάννηδες” του Αντωνάκη (“The Two Johns” by Antonakis), Ozon (1/7/2015)
2014
The Two Princes of Athens, Zadig (text for the the duo exhibition catalogue of ThisIsOpium and Cacao Rocks), Athens
2013
Single White Female (text for Dora’s Economou exhibition catalogue)
2011
Γράμμα από την Τουρκία (Letter From Turkey), Konteiner, Athens
2010
Συνδέσεις (Connections), Konteiner issue 11, Athens
TVctionary: Η τέχνη του spin-off (The art of spin-off), Konteiner issue 9, Athens
TVctionary: Τηλεθεατές σε απόγνωση (Viewers in despair), Konteiner issue 8, Athens
TVctionary: The TV spoiler King, Konteiner issue 7, Athens
TVctionary: Βρυκόλακες vs Χειρουργών (Vampires vs Surgeons), Konteiner issue 6, Athens
2008
Heaji Kim Is., Mother issue #5, Athens
2007
Asi of Iceland, Mother issue #4, Athens
Εϊναι όλες οι ηρωιδές μαζί (She is all the heroines together), Mother issue #3, Athens
Θα μπορούσε να είναι Μούσα (She could be a Μuse), Mother issue #2, Athens