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JANNIS MARKOPOULOS (Greece, Athens b. 1962 / act: Berlin)

Jannis Markopoulos Jannis Markopoulos was born on 7 July 1962 in Athens, Greece. He studied at the School of Art of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1984-1986) under Vangelis Dimitreas. He furthered his studies at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin (1987-1991) under Karl Horst Hödicke.

Jannis Markopoulos presented his art at the following exhibitions: Alaza Immaret, Thessaloniki, Greece (1986); Achse, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany (1990); Griechischer Kreis / Greek Cross, Kato, Berlin (1990); Kulturhaus Marchwitza, Potsdam, Germany (1990); Kulturhaus Spandau, Berlin (1990); Gallery Christoph Weber, Berlin (1991); Das Meer des Schweigens, Galerie im Bürgerhaus, Bad Homburg, Germany (1991); 30x30x40, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin (1991); Gallery Pleiades, Athens, Greece (1991); Galerie X, Berlin (1991); Kulturhaus Marchwitza, Potsdam, Berlin (1991); Gallery Loulou Lasard, Berlin (1992); Kulturhaus Spandau, Berlin (1990); The Climber - Church Installation, Berlin (1993); Living Pictures: Anthropos - performance in elephant cage, Zoologischer Garten, Berlin (1993); Zwischen Mensch und Tier / Between Man and Animal - installation, Ministry of Health, Berlin (1994); Das Fesseln / The Binding - installation, Brackstedter Mill, Wolfsburg, Germany (1995); The Binding: Gulliver - seaside installation, Zakynthos Island, Greece (1995); Art Athina #3, Helexpo, Athens (1995); The Binding: Dorotheenstraße 105 - building installation, Berlin (1996); The Binding: Dorotheenstraße 105 - photographs & collages, Infobox, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin (1996); Frogs - fountain installation in group exhibition, Bad Liebspring, Germany (1997); Riding on the Swell - façade installation, Italian Embassy, Berlin, Germany (1998); Riding on the Swell - photographs, Gallery Hohenthal & Bergen, Berlin (1998); Eat Me Baby #1 & #2, Performance, Berlin, Germany (1998); Untitled - installation, Biennial of Dakar, Africa (1998); Sirens - video in group exhibition, Behala Speicher, Berlin (1998); Tribute to Lyonel Feininger - installation in Feininger Room, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (1998); Tribute to Gauguin - performance in Gauguin Room, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (1999); senses-for-sale.com - internet project, EXPO 2000, Kunsthaus Kubus, Hannover, Germany (2000); The Coaster Project: Untitled - group exhibiton, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA (2001); Chaos: Contemporary Cosmologies - Playmobil Installation in group exhibition, Bishopsgate Goodsyard, London (2002); Memorial for New Jersey - computer animation in group exhibition, Berliner Kunstprojekt, Berlin (2002); The Sling - building installation, International Biennale Austria, Kärnten, Austria (2002); Scenes in Perspective: Mobile Tree - digital images in group exhibition, ArTower Agora, Athens, Greece (2003); Sophisticated Art: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - painting performance, Artforum Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece (2003); Jannis Markopoulos: Works from the Past 10 Years - paintings, SWR Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany (2003); Tempus Arti: Tupperware - installation in group exhibition, Linden, Belgium (2003); Volley Banana & Fly Dr Coconut - video in group exhibition, Project Kenia, The Netherlands (2003); The Rape of Europe: The Rapist - installation in group exhibition, Luke & A Gallery, London, England (2003); Gominolas y Azucar / Jelly and Sugar: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - installation, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain (2004); A Drop of Dust, A Grain of Water - video in group exhibition, Berliner Kunstprojekt, Berlin, Germany (2004); Liquid and Melted: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - multi-media project, Gallery Dolores Sierra, Madrid, Spain (2004); Idyll - installation, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England (2004); A Drop of Dust, A Grain of Water #2 - video project, London Biennial, London, England (2004); The Spirit of Shell - video & photographs, Peloponnese, Greece (2004); 100 Artists for a Museum - multi-media project in group exhibition, Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum, Naples, Italy (2005); Goya, Prophet of the Modern: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - performance, Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (2005); Phenomenon #1 - installation, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, USA (2005); Phenomenon #2 - installation, Tempus Arti, Belgium (2006); Phenomenon #3 - installation, International Biennale Austria (2006); Goya, Prophet of the Modern: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - video installation, Arte Contemporáneo - ArCo, Madrid, Spain (2006); Vacuumutility: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - performance, Gijón Festival, Spain (2006); Philosophia: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - installation, Trafico de Arte Gallery, León, Spain (2007); Gominolas y Azucar #2 / Jelly and Sugar #2: Jannis Markopoulos with Filippos Tsitsopoulos - installation, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid (2007); Französische Meisterwerke des 19 Jahrhunderts aus der Sammlung des Meteropolitan Museum of Art New York - performance by Jannis Markopoulos with Fillipos Tsitsopoulos, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2007); Jannis Markopoulos with Fillipos Tsitsopoulos - multi-media project, Galería Altamira, Gijón (2007); Circa: International Art Fair, Galería Altamira, Puerto Rico (2007); Arte Lisboa - Feira de Arte Contemporânea, Galería Altamira, Lisbon (2007); Arte Lisboa - Feira de Arte Contemporânea, Trafico de Arte, Lisbon (2007); Photo Miami, Galería Altamira, Miami, USA (2007); Greek Artists in Germany, Gallery of the Municipality of Athens, Athens (2007); Jannis Markopoulos: Time Water Tank, Kwanhoon Projects, Seoul, Korea (2008); and Jannis Markopoulos: Picturization of Things Visible and Invisible , Titanium Art Gallery, Athens (2010).

Jannis Markopoulos currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

[Megakles Rogakos 07/2007]

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
BALANOS, VANGELIS / JÜRGENSEN, ANDREAS / MARKOPOULOS, JANNIS Jannis Markopoulos 1996 Druckerei Russ GmbH, Berlin
YIAYIANNOS, ARISTIDES Jannis Markopoulos: Picturization of Things Visible and Invisible 2010 Titanium Art Gallery, Athens

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