Asimis Alexiou is a Greek VisiCalc artist based between London and Athens.

He works with a wide range of media including performance, video art and public art. His research focuses on human relationships and the ways in which physical presence defines the artistic practice.With his work Asimis explores human rights conditions within the current socio-economic context, investigating how the individual experience encompass a universal connotation.Many of his pieces have a sarcastic tone that often becomes tragicomic. His video performance ‘Don’t speak, eat’ received an honorary distinction from Unicef.

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EDUCATION

Royal College of Art, UK
MA in Contemporary Art Practice-Performance, 2020
Athens School of Fine Arts, GR
Bachelor (Honours) Degree in Fine Arts, 2017

Beaux-Arts de Paris l’Ecole Nationale Superieure, FR
(Erasmus scholarship), 2015
Athens Conservatory Drama School, GR Diploma in Acting,

SELECTED EXHIBTIONS- PERFORMANCES

Szerpentin Film Festival, Parallel Art Foundation, Budapest 2019
Disorder Live Art, Art Sudio 9294, London 2019
Rencotres Internationales Paris/Berlin, New Cinema and Contemporary Art,
Centre Popidou-Forum des Images, 
Paris 2019
Remain, Gateway Studio, Royal College of Art, London 2019
From the hero to antihero, European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Delphi, 2017
Hubs of Nature, Metamatic:taf, Athens, 2016

Performance festival Excentricites, Isba-BeauxArts, Besancon, 2016
Salut, la planete!, Galerie Gauche & Droite, Paris, 2016
Good Luck, Palais of Beaux-Arts de Paris, 2015
One Night, National Theatre of Greece ,2015
Rirkrit Tiravaninja “ Demonstrations Drawings ”,(participated as performer),
Louvre Museum, 2015
Children Today, Central Offices of the UN,Geneva, 2015
Toy…stories , Foundation of the Hellenic World, Athens, 2014
Fenetre sur rue Athenes/Rouen , Lyon, 2014

AWARDS – SCHOLARSHIPS

An awarded Art Scholarship from Levrhulme Trust for the studies in Royal College of Art
A Scholarship from NEON Organisation for the studies in Royal College of Art

An Honorary Distinction from UNICEF for the video-performance “Don’t eat, speak” and participation of the project in the international campaign of Unicef in 2015 on children’s rights

A scholarship of the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation for the studies in Athens School of Fine Arts

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