Yorgos Papafigos, a cross-media artist from Greece explores the increasing use of technologies and how these transform and hybridise human notion. The artist focuses on the digital era and how immateriality affects our perception of the real world through digital content and computer- generated images. Solid and virtual works seeks to portray and explore emotional crisis, isolation, social and ecological environments.
Yorgos Papafigos (born 1989 in Larisa, Greece) graduated from the Thessaloniki School of Fine Arts Faculty of painting and at the Royal College of Art – Contemporary art Practice - Moving Image in London. He has presented solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums such as 19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 REVERSO, WRO Art Center, Poland (2021); The Right to Silence? Greece in USA, CUNY, Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, New York (2021); The Hysterophimia Pavilion the Greek Pavilion for The Wrong - Digital Art Biennale (2019- 20); Gossamer Fog Gallery, London (2019); Kappatos Gallery, Athens (2019); Whitechapel Gallery, London, screening (2019); The Schilizzi Foundation London (2018); ARTECITYA - ART SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL (2017); 25th Drawing Show at Boston Centre for the Arts, Mills Gallery, US (2017); CICA Museum, South Korea (2017);The Right to be Human, Thessaloniki Centre of Contemporary Art- Goethe institute (2017); Error in calculation, Cyber Art Space, Kodra Field (2015); State Museum of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki (2015).
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