Drawing Biennial 2015

Exhibition: 5 March – 30 April · Auction: 16 April 10am – 30 April 9pm


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Athanasios Argianas

Hiding Series (Rhythm 1)

Year 2015
Medium Shells, cut paper and instructions
Dimensions 29.6 x 21 x 6 cm
Bidding Open Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Athanasios Argianas:

Athanasios Argianas (b. 1976, Athens, Greece) lives and works in London and Athens since 1997. Studied at the School Of Fine Arts, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece (1994-1997); Kunstakademie Dusseldorf (Prof. Jannis Kounelis), Dusseldorf, Germany (1999-2000); and MA Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London (2003-2005). Argianas runs Daedalus Street with Rowena Hughes, a project facilitating the development of new artworks by invited artists in their studio in Athens. Select solo exhibitions include Camden Arts Centre, London (2020); reading machines moving machines, On Stellar Rays, New York (2017); Silence Breakers, Silence Shapers +), Aanant & Zoo, Berlin (2015); Swimmer’s Arms Are Oars, On Stellar Rays, New York (2015); A Sequencer**, Aanant & Zoo, Berlin (2014); Laid Long, Spun Thin Max Wigram Gallery, London (2011); The Length Of A Piece Of String Cut At The Width Of Its Circumference, The Breeder, Athens (2011); Of The Length Of Your Arms, Unfolded (performance), The Barbican Art Gallery, London (2011); The Length Of A Strand Of Your Hair, Of The Width Of Your Arms Unfolded, EMST National Museum Of Contemporary Art, Athens (2010); and We All Turn This Way, The Serpentine Gallery Pavillion, London, (2008). Select group exhibitions include Antidoron / Documenta 14, Friedricianum, Kassel (2017); The Promise Of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, Museumquartier, Vienna (2016); Line, Lisson Gallery, London, curated by Drawing Room (2016); Terrapolis, French Archaeological School, Athens and touring (2015); Don't Shoot The Painter, UBS Collection, GAM Milano, Villa Reale (2015); Art Of Its Own Making, The Pulitzer Foundation For The Arts, St Louis (2014); Art Or Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice (2014); PERFORMA 13 Biennial, New York (2013); The Imminence Of Poetics, The 30th Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo (2012); Coquilles Mecaniques, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch (2012); Art Now Live, Tate Britain, London (2011); A Rock And A Hard Place, The 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki (2011); and Pale Carnage, Arnolfini, Bristol and Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee (2007). 

Please note: this image was incorrectly orientated in our printed catalogue, the image above is correct.