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AEMILIA PAPAPHILIPPOU (East Africa, Eritrea, Asmara b. 1961 / act: Athens)

Aemilia Papaphilippou 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).

Papaphilippou presented the following personal exhibitions: Being - Not Being, Medusa Art Gallery, Athens (1986); 80 Washington Square Galleries, New York, USA (1988); To Morpheus, Medusa Art Gallery, Athens (1989); Chess or Playing in the Fields of Time there is no Winning Ever, representing Greece, Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil (1991); Chess Continuum, Louise Jones Brown Gallery, Duke University, North Carolina, USA (1997); Chess Continuum, Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens (1997); Art on the Fringe, 365 Art Project, Athens (2003); and Chess Continuum, Belgrade Cultural Centre, Belgrade, Serbia (2003). She has also taken part in the following group exhibitions: Exhibition of New Creators, Goulandri Museum of Modern Art, Andros (1985); Youth Biennale of Mediterranean Countries, Thessaloniki, Greece (1986); Eighty Painters of Europe, European Community and Council of Europe, Strasbourg (1988); 17+1, Municipal Gallery of Athens, Medusa Art Gallery (1989); Alumnae Artists of Pierce College, The American College of Greece, Athens (1989); Youth Biennale of Mediterranean Countries, Marseille, France (1990); Sanat - Techne, Mimar Sinan University Painting & Sculpture Museum, Instabul (1992); Project Concrete Utopia, Athens (1993); Center for Research on Art and Science, Yerovouno, Athens (1993); Enticing Differences, Arte Fiera di Bologna (1994); Techne-Metis, Museum of Cycladic Art, House of Cyprus, Municipal Art Center, Athens. Famagusta Gate, Nicosia (1994); The Ephemera, Athens - Thessaloniki - Crete (1995); Dialogue der Kulturen, Erfurt, Germany, (1995); Project 2000, Pallazo Brischerasio, Tourino, Italy (1996); The Screw Metaphora, Theodossiadis Building, Piraeus (1997); Original Replica, Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens (1998); New Acquisitions, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessalonique (1998); Contemporary Greek Art - Three Generations, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, National Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece (1998); Art Bonds, Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (1999); Artissima, Nees Morfes Gallery, Torino, Italy (2000); Synopsis 1 - Communications, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (2000); The Myth of Woman in Greek Contemporary Art, Goulandris Museum of Modern Art, Andros (2001); Open, representing Greece, Lido, Venice, Italy (2002); © Europe Exists, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2003); In Addition, Municipal Gallery of Psychico, Athens (2004); Pancevo International Biennal, Pancevo, Serbia (2004); Far Near Center - 12 Positions in Greek Contemporary Art, European Patent Office, Munich, Germany (2004); Pineapple, Doughnut, Cooked Crudeness, Reconstruction Artists Group, Municipal Market of Kypseli, Athens (2007); Mala Stanica Center, Galichnik Art Residency, Skopje (2007); In - Situations, Municipal Gallery of Kalamata - A. Tassos, Messinia (2007); Harlech Biennale, International Art Residency, Wales, UK (2007); and Locations: Collections of the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Benaki Museum, Athens (2007).

Aemilia Papaphilippou currently lives and works in Athens.

[Megakles Rogakos 06/2007]

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
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

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