Adonis Volanakis studied at the University of Arts of London/ Wimbledon College of Art/ BA (Hons) Valedictorian, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design MA and Aalto University in Helsinki. His practice is the interchanging amalgam of blind dates and aesthetics, poetry and politics, visual and performing arts, public and indoor spaces. Adonis has created performances / installations in the USA at Dixon’s Place and Kimmel Galleries; in the UK at the Royal Opera house- Covent Garden, National Theatre; in Switzerland at the Archeological Museum of Basel; in Georgia at the History Museum of Tbilisi; in Greece in Documenta 14/ Parliament of Bodies, European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Athens Festival, Cultural Centre Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, National Theatre, Greek National Opera; and in Canada, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy and Finland. Foundations that support his work include Fulbright, A.S.Onassis, London Institute, Arts and Humanities Research Board/UK, B&E Goulandris, Propondis and Leventis. He has taught in New York University, École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs/ ÉnsAD –Paris and universities in Greece.
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