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VASILIKI PSARROU (Greece, Argolis, Argos b. 1946 / act: Athens)

Vasiliki Psarrou Vasiliki Psarrou was born on 29 July 1946 in Argos of Argolis, Greece. She engaged with fashion design (1970-1973) and attended the Nikos Stefos Free Drawing Workshop (1988-1991). She studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts - ASFA painting with Chronis Botsoglou (1991-1997), stage design with George Ziakas (1993-1996) and sculpture with Thymios Panourgias (1997). Vasiliki Psarrou has collaborated with theaters on the following productions: Lysistrata by Aristophanes, National Theater, Athens - Epidaurus (1997); Persians by Aeschylus, Theatro Technis, Epidaurus (1997); The Winter's Tale by Shakespeare, Municipal Regional Theater, Larissa (1999); Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, National Theater, Epidaurus - Rome (2000); The True Friend by Goldoni, Municipal Regional Theater, Larissa (2000); Waiting for Becket by Michalis Fakinos, Stoa Theater, Athens (2000-2001); Hecuba by Euripides, State Theater of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki - Epidaurus (2001); Bacchae by Euripides, Municipal Regional Theater, Larissa - Athens (2001); Hypsipyle by Euripides, Spyros Evangelatos Amphitheater, Epidaurus (2002); Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare, Diadromi Theater, Athens (2003). Vasiliki Psarrou has been distinguished with the following awards: Aid by the State Scholarship Foundation - IKY (1991, 1995); Honorable Mention in Solid and Liquid, Titanium Gallery, Athens (1994); and Honorable Mention in Festival of Art and Technology, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre (1998).

Vasiliki Psarrou has presented the following personal exhibitions: Masks, Iosif ton Rogon, Athens (2003); Masks and Theatrical Constructions, Psycharis Gallery, Athens (2003); and Body - Form - Loss, Piraeus Port Authority - OLP Exhibition Building, Piraeus (2004). She has also taken part in the following group exhibitions: A.S.F.A. Competition: Solid and Liquid, Titanium Gallery, Athens (1994); Does It Look Human?, Babel, Athens (1998); Because of an Injuction, Zaimi 54, Athens (1998); Festival of Art and Technology, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre (1998); ASFA Students Degree Exhibition, National Gallery - Alexander Soutzos Museum, Athens (1998); 4th International Festival of Comics: Memory of the Future, Technopolis, Athens (1999); Mediaterra: Mediterranean & Balkan Festival of Art and Technology, Fournos Centre for the Digital Culture, Athens (1999); Psycharis Gallery, Athens (2005); International Performance Festival: Opa, Bios, Athens (2007); International Test Site Z-1, Ilić Dragan Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia (2007); Central Tobacco Store, Volos (2007); 20th Century On Video, Trianon Cinema, Athens (2008); and The Big Sleep, A. Tassos Municipal Gallery, Kalamata, Messinia (2008).

Vasiliki Psarrou currently lives and works in Athens.

[Megakles 07/2008]

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
SAVVANI, IRINI Body - Form - Loss 2004 Piraeus Port Authority, Piraeus

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