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Adonis Volanakis is a multidisciplinary visual/ performance artist based in Athens, Greece. He currently teaches at Athens Conservatoire, the oldest educational institution for performing arts in modern Greece. Best known for his poetic, socially-engaged practice, he orchestrates “blind dates” between individuals and communities, creates video installations, performance works and art objects, instigates collaborative platforms and exhibitions, and designs/directs dance, theatre and opera. Venues include: Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center (Athens, Greece), Documenta 14’s Parliament of Bodies (Athens, Greece), Royal Opera House-Covent Garden National Theatre (London, UK); Artisterium 10 (Tbililsi, Georgia), European Cultural Centre (Delphi, Greece), Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki, Greece), and Dixon Place and Kimmel Galleries at New York University (New York, NY, USA).


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