Aemilia Papaphilippou was born on 19 June 1961 in Asmara of Eritrea, East Africa. She graduated from Pierce College in 1979. She studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts (1980-1985) in the workshop of Demosthenis Kokkinidis. She furthered her studies with an MA in Video Art at New York University, New York (1987-1989). She received the following fellowships: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (1987-1989); New York University (1987-1989); Research Center for Art and Science - KETE founded by Takis (1990). Her teaching experience includes the following: teaching fellowship - assistant to Professor Peter Campus, Head of the Video Art and Mixed Media Department at New York University, New York, U.S.A. (1987-1989); visiting artist / scholar at Duke University, North Carolina, U.S.A. (1997); lecture for an event organized by Compaq Computer Corporation and Microsoft Corporation (1997); lecture upon her work at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2000); lecture upon her work at Munich School of Fine Arts (2004); teaching at the Department of Postgraduate Studies of the Athens School of Fine Arts (2006-2007); and lecture upon her work at the University of Innovation, Bangor, Wales, UK (2007).
Aemilia Papaphilippou currently lives and works in Athens.
[Megakles Rogakos 06/2007]
MARANGOU, MARIA Chess or Playing in the Fields of Time there is no Winning Ever 1991 Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
TSIKOUTA, LINA Open 2002 Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Athens
PAPAPHILIPPOY, AEMILIA Chess Continuum 2003 Belgrade Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia