Eleni Bagaki

Born 1979 in Crete, Greece
Lives and works in Athens


2005–2006 MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London – UK
2000–2004 BA Jewelry Design, Middlesex University, London – UK


2020–21 Artworks Fellowship, Niarchos Foundation, Athens – GR
2018 Exhibition Grant, NEON Organization for Culture and Development, Athens – GR
2018 Artist Grant, Pivô, Sao Paulo – BR
2017 Outset Grant, Outset Contemporary Art Fund – GR
2007 ISIS Arts Awards, Newcastle-upon-Tyne – UK
2007 Celeste Art Prize, London – UK

Art Residencies

2020 Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen – NOR
2019 Fogo Island Arts’ Residency, Fogo Island – CA
2018–19 Iaspis, Stockholm – SE
2018 Pivô, Sao Paulo – BR
2017 Kantor Foundation, Krakow – POL
2014 VITRINE, London – UK

Solo Exhibitions


The importance of reading, writing, and exfoliating, Palette Terre, Paris – FR


A book, a film, and a soundtrack, Radio Athènes, Athens – GR


Economy Class, Signal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö – SE


Now you see me, oh now you don’t, NEW STUDIO, London– UK
Crack, Crack, Pop, Pop...oh what a relief it is!, Radio Athènes, Athens – GR


Belgium Triptych, two person exhibition, BRDG, Antwerp – BE


My crap is BIGGER than yours!, Remap4, Athens – GR


Sex, Birds and Rocks, LUST, Athens – GR

Selected Group Exhibitions


Prizing Eccentring Talents, curated by Angelo Plessas and George Bekirakis, P.E.T. projects, Athens - GR
Sisterhood, curated by Angelo Plessas, Koraï, Nicosia – CY


Be water again, curated by Panos Giannikopoulos, Koraï, Nicosia – CY
Walking the dog on the salt, Marpissa Festival, Paros – GR
A imensa preguiça, Sancovsky gallery, Sao Paulo – BR
Seeping upwards, rupturing the surface, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario – CA


Vilniaus kontekstai, invited by Valentinas Klimašauskas, Vilnius – LT
Millennial Feminisms, L’Inconnue gallery, Montreal – CA


The Equilibrists, Benaki Museum, DESTE Foundation and NEW MUSEUM, Athens – GR


Sleaze, Set the Controls for Heart of the Sun, SEIZE project, Leeds – UK
Aeropagus Königin, Parallel Vienna, Vienna – AU
The Office, POP Montreal, Montreal – CA


You Are Here, Kingsgate gallery supported by Camden Arts Center, London – UK
I Meet Together, I agree, VITRINE gallery, London – UK


Lustlands, Family Business, New York – US

Books & Publications

How I met Murakami’s cat, Pivô Magazine, Issue 01, 77-78, 2019.
Look for love and find a log instead, 2017, published by Tadeusz Kantor Foundation and Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Krakow, Poland.
No script, 2017, published part of the exhibition A book, a lm, and a soundtrack at Radio