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Bio

Stratis Tavlaridis is a visual artist who constructs perforated installations out of paper. His works are inspired by everyday life and with his eye for geometric patterns and flowing designs, he transforms ordinary items into ethereal manifestations of themselves.

Stratis was born in 1990 in Thessaloniki and graduated from School of Visual and Applied Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 

Today he lives and works in Athens, Greece.

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Education

2013

Visual Arts in the Fine Arts School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,Department of Visual and Applied Arts.

2007

Graphic Design and Applied Arts, Technical Professional Education in Thessaloniki.

Art Residency

2024

2023

 

"Looking at the same water" Izmir Biennal, Mediterranean, Izmir, Turkey.

Workshop

2022

    

“Perforated paper" Creative activity workshop for adults at PIOP Historical Archive on the occasion of international Museum day the  Piraeus Group Cultural Foundation, Athens, Greece.

Honors - Awards

2024

 

2012

 

Third Award at the Festival of Fine and Applied Arts

"GO TOWARD" ARSIS Social Support of Youth, Alexandroupolis, Greece. 

2012

 

Participation in the Visual Artscontest Peristeras Monastery     and the University of Ioannina in the showroom of Kale, Ioannina, Greece.

2010

4th place in the pan-European competition of HULDA FESTIVAL, Istanbul, Turkey.

2007    

 

Award in the global student competition 13th International Art Exhibition (My Environment) at Hyvinkaa, Finland.

2005

 

Award in the nationwide student competitio DEDALOS, Patras, Greece. 

2005

 

Award in the nationwide student competition DEDALOS, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Solo Exhibitions

2023

 

“Paper love“,

Perrakis Paper, Athens, Greece.

2022

    

“Come Out“, 

Stratis Tavlaridis Studio, Athens, Greece.

2017

    

"Aptes opes“

Two person exhibition with Virginia Mastrogiannaki,

Lola Nikolaou gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2016

    

"Just / art“

Project, Kassandrinos Law office, Athens, 

Greece.

2014

 

"Perforated weavingsnof cohabitation", Booze Cooperativa, Athens,Greece.

2013

 

"Tomb-womb", Alatza Imaret,Thessaloniki, Greece.

2008

 

"Summer selections" Vlassis Art gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Bienalle

2024

 

Looking at the same water" Izmir Biennal Mediterranean, Izmir, Turkey.

2011

 

"Symbiosis" 15th Biennale de la Mediterranée, warehouse 15 at the port, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2011

 

"Symbiosis" 15th Biennale de la Mediterranée, Hotel Ariston, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Art Fair

2023

 

"Tom of Finland Art & Culture Fail 2023", The Queer Archive Gallery, London, UK.

2021

 

"Rome International Art Fair 2021" Alide Gallery, Rome, Italy 

2015

 

"London Art Fair" Modern British and Contemporary Art, Tint Gallery, London, UK.

2014

 

“Art Athina" International Contemporary Art Fair, Tint Gallery, Athina, Greece.

Group Exhibition

2023

 

"Let every river envy our mouths", MOMus - Experimental Center for the Arts, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2020

 

"Rooms 2020", Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece

2017

 

Devotion", Hestia Art Residency & Exhibitions Bureau, Belgrade, Serbia.

2018

 

"Text me paper fashion", ATOPOS CVC, Helenic Centre, London, Uk

2018

 

Don’t judge a cover by its artist", Metamatic the art foundation, Athens, Greece.

2019

 

"Paper to Cut", Ochra Blue, Limnos, Greece.

2017

 

"See if you can fit it on the paper" Ufap Gallery, Athens, Greece.

2017

 

"Box art" at Lola Nikolaou gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2017

 

"And the Work of Our Hands",The ArtWall / Fresh     Hotel ,Athens, Greece..

2016 

 

"Homage to Nikos Alexiou", CAN gallery, Athens,Greece.

2016

 

"Mind the gap", Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2015

 

"Walking the live VI " Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne, German.

2014

"1 ... + 3" at Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece

2014

 

“Graduation show" AUTH Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art MMCA, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2014

"Thessaloniki of the Painters - Thessaloniki of the Poets", Zappeion School, Istanbul, Turkey.

2014

 

"Denim Art Campaign" H&M, Athens, Greece.

2014

 

“uP" at the venue, Metamatic the art foundation, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2014

 

"uP" at the venue, Metamatic the art foundation, Athens, Greece.

2013 

"Out of Paper", TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2013

 

A Walk on the Moon", Casa Bianca, Municipal Art Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2012

 

"ANAKATA IV" Present Art" at the former camp PavlouMela, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2012

 

"Fine", TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2012

 

"Inspire" Visual Arts Festival for Young Artists at Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art MMCA, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2011

 

"ANAKATA III" Present Art" at the former camp Pavlou Mela, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2011

 

"In Art", Zina Athanassiadou gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2011 

 

UNBLOCK ART vol. 1  Festival in multiplex space  BLOCK 33, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2011 

 

Group exhibition of Fines Arts School in the Gallery PAPATZIKOU, Veroia, Greece.

2010 

 

Group exhibition of Fines Arts School for UNESCO’s conference in University of Macedonia ( PA.MAK.), Thessaloniki, Greece.

2010

 

HULDA FESTIVAL" Artscist exhibition. Group exhibition of the award winners, Istanbul, Turkey

2010

Group exhibition in Gallery “ Artists’ Propositions”, Veroia, Greece.

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