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George_Kontos

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Name

George Kontos


Birth year

1976


Gender

male


Country

United States of America


Website

http://georgekontos.com


Description

George Kontos (b. 1976, Greece) is an artist based in Los Angeles. His works to date include, video, photomontage, drawing, and sculpture that frequently employ modes of visual auto-fiction, as well as documentary and archival production. His practice explores typologies drawn from archaeological and architectural historical archives, staging these sources as indefinite, visionary, useless, aorist and/or mystic structures.

Exhibitions include ‘Adventures Are Dead My Dears’ at Renwick Gallery, New York, NY (2010), Artissima,Turin, Italy, (2009), Thessaloniki Bienalle, Thessaloniki, Greece, (2009), Nada Art Fair, Miami Beach, (2007), ‘The Pyramid Show’, Monte Vista, Los Angeles, CA, (2007), 'We’ve Lost the Hearts and Minds…', E:vent Gallery, London, (2006), Centrefold video, Zoo Art Fair, London, (2006), ‘Royal Alumni’, Enjoy Gallery, New Zealand, (2006) and ‘What Once Passed for a Future or The Landscapes of the Living Dead’, Art 2102, Los Angeles, CA, (2005). He holds an MFA from CalArts and a Degree in Architecture from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.


I have joined the Memfest community becasue i am interested in

art and film.


Faculty

CalArts, Valencia, CA, M.F.A.


Education

architect, visual artist


Working place

Art Institute of Hollywood


Collaborators

Peter Nikoltsos, Harris Mylonas


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