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MARION INGLESSI

visual artist

designer

curator

email: marion.inglessi@gmail.com

I was born in Athens, Greece, and lived in Ghana, Nigeria, France, Lebanon, Italy and USA.
Mediums: sculpture, large scale prints, video, animation. Focus: extinction and survival.

EXHIBITIONS:

SOLO
2017: homo faber, Ekfrasi-Yianna Grammatopoulou Gallery, Valaoritou 9a, Athens
2003The Rhinoceros Hunt, Aiolou 48-50 Gallery, Athens. Sponsor: Highlights magazine

GROUP
2019: Greek & Japanese Printmaking, Washi no-Sato + Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Japan & Piraeus Municipal Gallery, Greece
2019: 100% Risk, 100% Trust: Towards A New Visual Performance, ΑRT ATHINA, Zappeion Hall, Athens
2019: QUEST FOR THE HOLY GRAIL, The Project Gallery, Athens, Greece
2019: STILL ALIVE, The Project Gallery, Athens, Greece
2018: PROSSALENDI’S BRITANNIA – A Contemporary Perspective, Ionian Academy, Corfu, Greece
2018: DIE KUNST IST EIN AUSWEG BEI SEXUELLEN PROBLEMEN, Freud’s Dream Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2018: POWER & ANCESTORS, Gallery WM, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2017: Project: xouthou, the silence of the city, sponsor: Municipality of Athens
2016: The Importance of Being an Animal, Vertebra, Genesis Art Gallery, Athens
2015: Now (TORA), ALMA Gallery, Trikala
2015: AEGEANALE 2015,  European culture platform, Islands of Tinos & Mykonos
2015: INSPIRE- Effective Spaces,Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
2014: Our Byzantium, Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki                                      
2013: ΖΟΟ, Martinos Art Gallery, Pindarou street 24, Athens
2012: INSPIRE, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
2011: The LOTUS-EATERS, Choros 18, Chr. Smyrnis 18, Thessaloniki, Greece
2010: Sotiria Project at Sotiria Regional Chest Diseases Hospital, Athens, Greece
2007: Beware, animals! cats&marbles gallery, Fokilidou 12, Athens, Greece
2002: IMMERSION 2002, Atelier Richelieu, Paris, France

VIDEO
2017:Catastrophe, video, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin
2016: Catastrophe. Fireflies in the Night Take Wing, METAMORPHOSIS: video survey,curated by Barbara London, Kalliopi Minioudaki, Francesca Pietropaolo, artistic director Robert Storr, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center,  Athens
2012: MAOMAOGR, video. Animasyros, & Athens Video Art Festival
2010: THORAX, video, Sotiria Project, Sotiria Regional Chest Diseases Hospital, Athens, Greece

AS CURATOR
2015: Tora (Now), group exhibition, Alma Gallery, Trikala, Greece
2005-2009: Head of Exhibitions, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, for directors Nico Papatakis, WernerHerzog, William Klein,Wim & Donata Wenders, Eve Sussman, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Rustam Khamdamov, Guillermo del Toro, Jan Svankmajer, Cao Fei, Berlinale 2006/Magnum in Motion.
2009: Why Cinema Now? National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation
2009: Werner Herzog, Signs of Life. Old Ice Chambers, Port of Thessaloniki
2007: William Klein, Films+Photos, Books, Paintings, USA, Greece, Paris, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
2006: Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey Cinemascope, Stoa Bezesteni, Thessaloniki
2006: Wim & Donata Wenders,Still Images of Moving Pictures. Thessaloniki Museum of Photography
2006: Cao Fei, New Films from China, Yahudi Hamam, Thessaloniki
2005: Nico Papatakis, Diaspora and the Screaming Body, Alatza Imaret, Thessaloniki

AS DESIGNER
1991-2001: Art Director for cinema, television commercials, music videos with Greek production companies: Kino, Cinegram, Filmiki, Orasis, Movielab, Eggs and Bacon, Cinemax, Le Spot, Omicron, VCA, etc.
1996-97: Interior design of Recording Studio of Minos EMI, Athens
1994: artistic collaborator for Alain Robbe-Grillet film Un Bruit Qui Rend Fou, Hydra island
1995-96: art director for Greek Public TV channel ET2 & Greek Children’s Television Centre
1997: art director for Feature film 6 to Six (Best Film National Prize1997)
2000: As You Like It, W. Shakespeare, Greek National Theatre experimental stage
1994: A King who Listens Italo Calvino, Young Artists Lisbon Biennale1994
1992:The Double Bass, Patrick Süskind, Amore Theatre, Athens
1991: The Sands, Joshua Astrachan, Samuel Beckett Theatre, New York
1990: Il RItorno di Ulisse in Patria, Claudio Monteverdi, Opera Ensemble of NY
1988: The mystery of Irma Vep, Camden Theatre, Ma

PUBLICATIONS
William Klein, Films+Photos, Books, Paintings, USA, Greece, Paris. Thessaloniki International Film Festival publications, 2007.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Collective work, Thessaloniki International Film Festival publications, 2006

STUDIES
2014: MFA, Painting, School of Fine & Applied Arts, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki
2010-11: Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey, ERASMUS scholarship, typography + animation
1989: Master of Fine Arts, Theatre Design, Brandeis University, Boston.
1985: Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, minor in Dance, Deree College, Athens


OTHER
2019: Sculpture workshop, Fund of Archaeological Proceeds, Ministry of Culture, Athens
2017: Open schools of the Municipality of Athens, video animation project for & by children at Athens elementary schools. Exclusive donor: Stavros Niarchos Foundation
2015-16:  co-creator of ongoing video animation project non stop motion animation by people in motion, with fellow artist Penelope Kouvara, for & by refugee children, adolescents and adults from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Cameroon, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Myanmar, residing in Athens shelters. http://www.nonstopmotionanimation.com/
2002: Scenery department, painter, Opera Bastille, Paris
2001: External collaborator, staff, Musée D’Orsay, Paris
1992-2000:  Publications Department., Athens Concert Hall (Megaron)
Production Department: I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata, Giuseppe Verdi, Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria, Claudio Monteverdi,directed by Luca Ronconi.
1999: Greek Film Center: Translator for the Cannes Film Festival,
1989-91: Greek Broadcasting Program, WNYC Communications Group, New York City, U.S.A.

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