Despina Stokou

Biography

Despina Stokou

1978

born in Athen, Griechenland

lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

Education

1998

Technical Institute for Marketing and Publicity, Athens, Greece

2002

BA, Visual Arts, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athen, Greece

2006

MA, Art in Context, University of Fine Arts Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Scholarschip/Awards

2005

DAAD Study Scholarship for Artists

2001

Sokrates Erasmus Scholarship Berlin Weissensee

1998

Scholarships for Excellence of Performance, Athens School of Fine Arts

1997

Scholarship for Excellence, College for Marketing and Publicity, Athens

Solo exhibitons (selection)

2016

SHOUT!, Derek Eller Gallery, New York

2015

GHOSTING, Galerie EIGEN + ART Leipzig, Germany

2014

The royal we, EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin

2013

Despina Stokou, Galerie Krobath, Wien
bulletproof, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
Delusions of Grandeur / Größenwahn, Galerie Krobath, Berlin

 

2011

Dear Gallery, Galerie Krobath, Wien

2010

Dirty Dozen, Grimmuseum, Berlin
Afterlife Afterhours, Appartement, Berlin

 

2007

Accidental Woman, Kalfayan Galleries, Athen

2006

The Fall of the Haddo Estate and Other Stories, Hermann & Wagner, Berlin

2004

The Fall of the Haddo Estate, Apt Gallery, London

Group exhibitions (selection)

2016

pictura + poesis, Kunstverein Gera, Gera, Germany
Reveal the Rats,
The Pit, Los Angeles, USA
Spaghetti Code, Viewing Room, Los Angeles, USA
A New Language, ROOT 1066 International Festival, Hastings, GB
Kunstverein Gera, Gera, Germany

2015

Unbound Arcadia, Funkhaus Berlin

2014

Private View, Ibid., Los Angeles, USA

 

2013

ReMap 4, All Masters at the Swing Door, Athen
Painting Forever!, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Why Painting Now?, cruated by Gerwald Rockenschaub, Galerie Krobath, Vienna
BERLIN.STATUS [2], Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

 

2012

Sweet Distemper, curated by Isaac Lyles, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
Parts & Services, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, USA

 

2011

Wiener Innen Aussen, Wonderloch-Kellerland, Berlin
Search & Destroy, Mikael Andersen Gallery, Berlin
Auction for Athens Pride, Breeder Gallery, Athen

 

2010

Hostile Aesthetic Takeover, Appartement, Berlin
Available Works, hbc, Berlin
Girl Overkill II, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

 

2009

Kim Whan- Ki International Art Festival, Seoul, South Korea
Personal-Political 2, Thessaloniki Biennalle, Greece
Culture Industry, VOX, Athen

 

2008

Donna Martin Graduates!, Exereunitis Gallery, Athe
Old News 4, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, USA
You Can Never Go Home Again, Raab Galerie, Berlin

 

2002-2008

Emergency Room, Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athen
Meatspace, Action field Kodra’07, Kalamaria, Salonica, Greece
True Romance, Breeder Gallery, Athen
Radiations, Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, GB
F(acts)igures, Artwalk, Amsterdam, The Neatherlands
Visions 2006, Kappatos Gallery, Athen
London in Six Easy Steps, B+B ICA, London, GB
DIY Urbanism, First Sideshow Event Salon, Hurwundeki Art Space, London

 

We are pleased that we will be able to reopen the gallery spaces in Berlin and Leipzig, as well as the EIGEN + ART Lab, for you from March 9th, while observing the protective measures. You can book a visit to the respective location under the following link.
In Berlin and in Leipzig, a negative corona test is obligatory.
We are looking forward to welcoming you!

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