Eleni Bagaki

In between, 2011-21, Collage, archive material, 28 x 38 cm

In between, 2011-21, Collage, archive material, 28 x 38 cm

I was falling into something (Maybe), 2020
, Oil and acrylic on canvas
, 40 x 50 cm

I was falling into something (Maybe), 2020
, Oil and acrylic on canvas
, 40 x 50 cm

I nodded, yes, as if I had everything (Matisse), 2021
, Oil on canvas
, 60 x 80 cm

I nodded, yes, as if I had everything (Matisse), 2021
, Oil on canvas
, 60 x 80 cm

See? I had seen it precisely this way (Green face), 2010-21
, Oil on canvas
, 36 x 25 cm

See? I had seen it precisely this way (Green face), 2010-21
, Oil on canvas
, 36 x 25 cm

Just kidding (Dildo in the woods), 2010, Oil on canvas
, 120 x 100 cm

Just kidding (Dildo in the woods), 2010, Oil on canvas
, 120 x 100 cm

I let myself imagine what I wanted (Sublime succulents), 2010
, Oil on canvas
, 130 x 140 cm

I let myself imagine what I wanted (Sublime succulents), 2010
, Oil on canvas
, 130 x 140 cm

Born 1979 in Crete, Greece
Lives and works in Athens

Education

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

Awards/Grants/Fellowships

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

2022

She left, She left again, She left once more, Ag. Rokkos, Chania - GR

2021

Falling into whispers and kisses, CHAUFFER GALLERY, Sydney - AUS
Reclining Artist, the Artist is reclining, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens - GR

2018–19

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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

2014

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

2013

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

2012

Sex, Birds and Rocks, LUST, Athens – GR

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

Sheltered Gardens, PCAI in collaboration with J. & A. N. Diomedes Botanic Garden, Athens - GR
Ιdeas and Solutions for Υour Home / F.A.R. Part III, 3137, Athens - GR
Femme4Femme4ever, Haus N Athens, Athens - GR
Directed by Desire, rongwrong, Amsterdam - NL
Bread and Digestifs, Callirrhoë, Athens - GR

2021

PTSD, AMP, Athens
Off Season, 9th Syros International Film Festival, Syros - GR
Prizing Eccentring Talents, curated by Angelo Plessas and George Bekirakis, P.E.T. projects, Athens - GR
Sisterhood, curated by Angelo Plessas, Koraï, Nicosia – CY

2018

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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

2014

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

2013

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 film, and a soundtrack at Radio

  • Eleni Bagaki

    Reclining Artist, the Artist is reclining

    June 4 2021 - September 25 2021