Yorgos Papafigos
Selected Works   Info  news  studio       ︎  


Moon White Moth is a group show focused around the idea of the nocturnal self. Issues of transformation, secrecy and opacity bleed into the architecture of the club renegotiating the limits of the self and that which is known. The dark nurtures spaces for experimentation and fantasies, apparitions and hybrids forming a stage that fights restrictions, amplifying our sense of possibility. Like moths flying towards the light in a fearless cycle of death and regeneration, the anonymity of the night becomes an origin for transcendence, allowing bodies to exist without being directly looked at, granting permission to perpetually transform.

Moon White Moth opens Saturday, July 2nd - 8PM

Exhibition Dates: 02.07 - 21.07.2022

Participating Artists:

Niki Analyti
Ellie Antoniou
Lito Kattou
Ioli Kavakou
Spiros Kokkonis
Lamprilena Konstantelou
Rallou Panagiotou
Yorgos Papafigkos
Lova Ranung
SERAPIS
Alexandros Tzannis
Hanna Umin
Nanzhen Yang

Curated by Ioli Kavakou & Alexandros Tzannis
PTX, Plateia Theatrou 10, ATH

Co-presented with @saigon_athens




The Deep End curated by Dinos Chatzirafailidis

Ellie Antoniou, Dario Caratta, Laetitia De Chocqueuse, Konstantinos Giotis, Johan F. Karlsson,
 Dimitris Kontodimos, Karolina Krasouli, Lulu Nuti, Yorgos Papafigos, Rudolf Steiner







The Fields of Algorithms

Trailer The Fields of Algorithms curated by David Blandy from The One Minutes on Vimeo.

The One Minutes Series for May and June explores how video games turn us all into directors. The Fields of Algorithms, curated by David Blandy, is a mixtape of poetic machinima lasting exactly 60 seconds.

The 23 selected videos were submitted from Cyprus, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, the UK and the USA. Five works were produced in a workshop at Sandberg Instituut – Masters in Art and Design in Amsterdam.








19th Media Art Biennale WRO 2021 "REVERSO¨

Opening events: May 12–15, 2021,

WRO Art Center
Widok 7
50-052 Wrocław
Poland










30 DEC - JUL 2021
The Right to Silence? GREECE IN USA, CUNY, City University of New York, Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery. Founding Director and Curator Sozita Goudouna

The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
860 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
gallery@jjay.cuny.edu
www.shivagallery.org








The Hysterophimia (tr. posthumous fame) Pavilion is the Greek Pavilion for this year's edition of The Wrong new digital art biennale. Starting from Athens and representing a variety of Greek and international artists,


Participating artists:
Charlotte Eifler, Kyriaki Goni, For Cancel, Margarita Athanasiou, Jonas Lund, Erica Lapadat-Jazen, Maria Judova and Constantine Nisidis, Yorgos Papafigos, Shinseungback Kimyonghun, Spyros Aggelopoulos, Gertruda Gilyte and Kailum Graves.

Curator: Foteini Vergidou

Opening: 01.11.2019
Duration: 01.11.2019 – 01.03.2020































Kappatos Gallery Summer Pop-Up June 19 – 23
(Exhibited)
Marina Abramovic – Lynda Benglis – Louise Bourgeois – Chryssa – Eirini Georgopoulou – Patrick Heron – Mihalis Katzourakis – William Kentridge – George Lappas – Natalia Manta – Sarah Morris – Bjorn Willy Mortensen – Yorgos Papafigos – Vasilis Salpistis – George Sampsonidis – Santiago Sierra – Pavlina Vagioni














The Talos Element


Private View: 1st March 6 – 9 pm
2nd March – 24th March 2019

Evi Kalogiropoulou / Yorgos Papafigos / Valinia Svoronou / Theo Triantafyllidis

Gossamer Fog, London


















Yorgos Papafigos: BORDERLESS PLACES
18 January - 23 February, 2019
Kappatos Gallery, Athens(Exhibited)

Kappatos gallery presents the second solo exhibition of Yorgos Papafigos. The exhibition’ s subject area is about human relation with new technologies and the World Wide Web and the concomitant influence that they exert on him through references to the video game aesthetics and the Internet culture.


A new series of artworks like moving images focuses on the Digital era and how immateriality affects human’ s perception of the real world through digital content (sound and image), which are generated entirely in the CPU. These digital artworks are a mash-up of disquieting situations, which take place in a fake world. Animated monochromatic bodies without a specific gender, identity , ethnicity, imaginary places which have been affected by ecological devastation. The compositions and environments consist of 3D modeling and 3D scanning data while the physical sculptures are related to the other components allegorically, as they represent hybrid objects.
The exhibition will present a selection of drawings, 3D printed installations and animation.


































Meet emerging and established artist filmmakers, L.S. Barron, Zishi Han, Min Young Kim, Yorgos Papafigos, Korallia Stergides and Valinia Svoronou as they present their short film work and discuss it with peers and Adjunct Film Curator Gareth Evans.











SOAPBOX is a one-night screening presented by the Royal College of Art's Moving Image Pathway students. This event is a self-curated, student run initiative to present the multi-faceted nature of the moving image as a vehicle for political expression, theory, self-exploration, and information. This screening is a diverse collection of 30 works and excerpts ranging from experimental cinema and performance to animation, curated under a 3-minute umbrella. The 3-minute challenge capitalises on the short-film format as a way of presenting a range of voices.
Thursday 17th of May 5-7pm

Close Up Cinema

97 Sclater Street

E1 6HR

Participating Artists: Rob Daglish | Kit Mead | Emma Finn | Luca Asta | Zoe Marden | Jiechen Zhang | Florian Luthi | Mathis Zhang | L. S Barron | Wei Shen | Lucia Sgrafetto | Xindi Zhou | Min young Kim | Yorgos Papafigos | Alexandre Khondji | Col Self | Len Murusalu | Nanna Giobb | Evi Kalogiropoulou | Eda Sarman | Anna Joesphine | Meng Zhou | Fan Wang | Paul Coombs | Joslyn Willauer | Lucy Loader | Vasiliki Antonopoulou | Cameron Randall | Maxmilian Fedyk | Yifei Gong













Accidental Encounters curated by Hyperlink

Opening: 26.04.2018, 19:00
27.04.2018-14.05.2018

GRACE - Athens

Iain Ball, Co – Buddy (Iain Ball & Valinia Svoronou), Dimitris Gketsis, Hypercomf, Evi Kalogiropoulou, Alexandra Koumantaki, Lea Collet & Marios Stamatis, Yorgos Papafigos, Clifford Sage, Pavlos Tsakonas, Yannis Voulgaris



______________________________________






25th Drawing Show
The Gig Economy: Depictions of Life and Responses to Work in the Digital Bazaar.
Curator: Robert Moeller
Mills Gallery at Boston Center for the Arts
551 Tremont Street, Boston
November 4, 2017–January 7, 2018
more...

______________



58th THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
November 2-12, 2017 curator: Orestis Andreadakis
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Proposing a subversive approach to cinema: Simone Weil’s The Need for Roots
The exhibition: “Taking Roots”
The International Competition section is complimented this year by a special exhibition titled “Taking Roots” that will be presented for the first time during the 58th TIFF at the Former Army Warehouse (Peer Α΄, Thessaloniki Port). TIFF invited 14 young Greek artists to watch the films of the IC section, become inspired and create 14 original works –paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations- for each one of the films. The participating artists are: Rania Bellou, Natasa Eftstathiadi, Dimitris Fragakis, Leonidas Giannakopoulos, Chrysanthi Koumianaki, Maria Kriara, Maria Mavropoulou, Kosmas Nikolaou, Yorgos Papafigos, Vassilis Selimas, Anastasis Stratakis, Stefania Strouza, Maria Tsagari and Paky Vlassopoulou. The exhibition is organised by TIFF with the support of the 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art.




______________



Special prize in the category VIDEO ART, Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti di Torino


______________





Homeostasis Lab - The Wrong Digital Art Biennale, Nov 1


______________





Supernova Digital Animation Festival in Denver, Colorado, US (official selection)






ARTECITYA - ART SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL (forthcoming) 9-17 September Artists: Katerina Athanasopoulou, Zois Loumakis, Yorgos Papafigos more


______________





RCA Secret, The Dyson Gallery, London - 9 SEP





__________________________



CICA Museum - Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, South Korea, July 14-30




__________________________


PHANTASMA
Art Exhibition
Bazeos Tower – Naxos
June 3th – September 28th, 2017
Daily: 10:00-17:00

The artists:
Irini Gonou (GR)
Miyuki Kido (JP)
Yorgos Papafigos (GR)
Collin-Mura Smith (USA)
Manuela Zervudachi (FR)



________________________




__________________________



__________________________




__________________________


NITRA GALLERY



__________________________





__________________________



Beirut art fair ME.NA.SA.ART
17-20 September
Beirut,Lebanon




__________________________





Cyberartspace.net curated by Sofia Eliza Bouratsi
Ex-military Kodra camp, Opening: 22-06-2015 -5july







__________________________


The new group show entitled "10" will present works from the artists of the gallery.

Artists: Marina Abramovic, Lynda Benglis, Marie Voignier, Peggy Kliafa, Yiorgos Sampsonidis, Aliki Pappa, Michalis Katzourakis, Vassilis Salpistis, Yiorgos Papafigkos, Tim Shaw
FROM: 6 November 2014 - TO: 3 January 2015
Kappatos Gallery
Athinas 12, Athens 105 54, Greece

All rights reserved © Athens, 2022
 Wip/studio, news          ︎                 ︎