Volanakis

Born in Athens, Greece in 1976. His practice is the collaborative amalgam of human connections and aesthetics, poetry and politics, visual and performing arts. Adonis studied at the Wimbledon College of Art/ Valedictorian, Central Saint Martins College and Aalto University. He creates installations and performances, he curates participatory platforms and exhibitions, and designs/ directs in USA (Dixon’s Place, Kimmel Galleries), UK (Royal Opera House-Covent Garden, National Theatre), Greece (Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, National Theatre, National Opera House), France, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland etc. Since 2004 till 2012 he has taught at: University of Peloponnese/ Nafplio, and University of Patras. Since 2013 he teaches at the Arts & Public Policy Department, Tisch School of Arts, New York University and researches in École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs / Paris. He has been supported by the foundations: Fulbright, Linbury, A.S. Onassis, London Institute, Vardinoyannis, A.G.Leventis, Propontis, Spyropoulos, B&E Goulandris.