KOSTAS ROUSSAKIS


Kostas Roussakis was born in Athens, Greece in 1971. He studied sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts under professor George Lappas. Since 1996 he has been working as a sculptor at the Greek National Opera House. Roussakis has participated in numerous group shows while in September of 2013 he presented his first solo exhibition ‘The truth is my love that I remember nothing’ at Elika Gallery, Athens.  He lives and works in Athens, Greece.

Education

2003 – 2007  BA in Fine Arts (Sculpture), Athens School of Fine Arts (studio of G. Lappas).

1994 – 1996  Mosaic studies, Apopsi Art Center, Athens.

Solo Projects and Exhibitions

2017 Due Today, Elika Gallery, Athens.

2013 The truth is my love that I remember nothing, Elika Gallery, Athens.

2007 Pier Paolo Caminetti, basketball court, Moschato, Athens.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 

Constellations in the dirt, Kouphonisi Archaeological Collection, Kouphonisi, commission by NEON.

Impulses of inalienability, eins gallery, Limassol, Cyprus.

Stopping Point, Daily Lazy, Athens. Curated by Kostis Velonis.

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Art-Athina 2017, Elika Gallery, Athens.

2016

(IM)MATERIAL GESTURES, curated by Elina Axioti, Panos Giannikopoulos, Irene Kalliga, Galini Notti, Nicolas Vamvouklis,  Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin.

2015

Gardens in Progress, curated by Stavia Grimani Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens.

Dirty Linen, curated by Myriam Ben Salah, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Benaki Museum, Athens.

European Night of Museums 2015 annual exhibition, Τhe National Bank of Greece Historical Archive, Athens.

Work, curated by Irini Bachlitzanaki, Elika Gallery, Athens.

Fireworks Out of Season – Riviera, curated by Galini Notti, Riviera open-air cinema, Athens.

2014

Artissima 2014, with Elika Gallery, Turin.

Minimum Structure, curated by Apostolis Artinos, Romantzo – Bios, Athens.

Art-Athina 2014, with Elika Gallery, Athens.

Desk Issues, curated by 3 137, Dynamo Project Space, Thessaloniki.

2013

Desk Issues, presented by 3137 at Sluice Art Fair, London.

I wanna be a materialist but I just KANT, 3137, Athens.

Desk Issues, 3137, Athens.

Art-Athina 2013, with Elika Gallery, Athens.

White House Biennial, Exercises on Democracy, curated by Nikos Charalampidis, Athens.

…, curated by Galini Notti, 3 137 project space, Athens.

2012

Hosted in Athens, organized by Daily Lazy projects, Athens.

The Magic Circle, Loraini Alimantiri gazonrouge, Athens, curated by Christoforos Marinos and Loraini Alimantiri.

2010

Cabinets of Miracle, Zone D, Athens, curated by Christoforos Marinos and Polyna Kosmadaki.

2009

How many Angels can Dance on the Head of a Pin?, 2nd Athens Biennial, curated by Christoforos Marinos.

2008

Undefined Arts, Vakalo, Athens.

When Oscar me the Robots, Gallery E31, Athens.

Auxlang, 14 Kodrou Str., Athens, curated by Margarita Kataga and Tereza Papamichali.

Oraioi san Amerikanoi, Kafeneon, Athens.

Ten Years After Friends, Sarantopoulos Mills, Piraeus.

Soi Generis, TinT Gallery, Thessaloniki.

2007

Damien Hirst, Palaio Faliro, Athens.

2006

We stock, Amor es mi pecado, open studio, Athens.